|College Cup (semifinals & final)|
|Champions||West Chester (1st title)|
|Runners-up||Saint Louis (3rd title game)|
|Goals scored||22 (3.14 per match)|
The 1961 NCAA Soccer Tournament was the third organized men's college soccer tournament by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, to determine the top college soccer team in the United States. The West Chester Golden Rams won their first title, defeating the two-time defending champion Saint Louis Billikens in the final on November 25, 1961, by a score of 2–0. The tournament was played in St. Louis, Missouri.
|New York U.||8–1||1st||Never|
|New York U.||0|
- "1961 Division I Men's Championship Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 2. Retrieved November 20, 2012.