|New Jersey Athletic Conference|
|Former names||New Jersey State Athletic Conference (1957–1985)|
|Headquarters||Pitman, New Jersey|
The New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC), formerly the New Jersey State Athletic Conference, is a college athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA's Division III. All of its full members are public universities in New Jersey. Affiliate members (track-only, men's tennis-only, or football-only) are located in Delaware, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin.
|Montclair State University||Upper Montclair, New Jersey||Red Hawks||1908||Public||16,660||1985||Yes|
|New Jersey City University||Jersey City, New Jersey||Gothic Knights||1929||Public||7,300||1985||No|
|Ramapo College||Mahwah, New Jersey||Roadrunners||1969||Public||5,233||1985||No|
|Rutgers University–Newark||Newark, New Jersey||Scarlet Raiders||1945||Public||10,500||1985||No|
|William Paterson University||Wayne, New Jersey||Pioneers||1855||Public||10,970||1985||Yes|
|The College of New Jersey||Ewing, New Jersey||Lions||1855||Public||6,800||1985||Yes|
|Kean University||Union, New Jersey||Cougars||1855||Public||15,000||1985||Yes|
|Rowan University||Glassboro, New Jersey||Profs||1923||Public||18,500||1985||Yes|
|Rutgers University–Camden||Camden, New Jersey||Scarlet Raptors||1950||Public||5,450||1985||No|
|Stockton University||Pomona, New Jersey||Ospreys||1969||Public||7,450||1985||No|
Former affiliate members
|Institution||Location||Nickname||Founded||Type||Enrollment||Joined||Left||Primary conference||NJAC sport|
|Buffalo State College1||Buffalo, New York||Bengals||1871||Public||11,000||2006–07||2011–12||SUNYAC||football|
|Western Connecticut State University2||Danbury, Connecticut||Colonials||1903||Public||6,000||2004–05||2012–13||Little East||football|
|State University of New York at Brockport3||Brockport, New York||Golden Eagles||1867||Public||6,962||2008–09||2013–14||SUNYAC||football|
|State University of New York at Cortland4||Cortland, New York||Red Dragons||1868||Public||6,199||2000–01||2014���15||SUNYAC||football|
|State University of New York at Morrisville5||Morrisville, New York||Mustangs||1908||Public||3,356||2008–09||2014–15||NEAC||football|
|Southern Virginia University6||Buena Vista, Virginia||Knights||1867||Private||804||2014–15||2018–19||Capital Athletic||football|
|Frostburg State University7||Frostburg, Maryland||Bobcats||1898||Public||5,215||2015–16||2018–19||Capital Athletic||football|
- - Buffalo State left the NJAC for the Empire 8 after the 2011 football season.
- - Western Connecticut left the NJAC for the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) after the 2012 football season.
- - SUNY Brockport left the NJAC for the Empire 8 after the 2013 football season.
- - SUNY Cortland left the NJAC for the Empire 8 after 2014 football season.
- - SUNY Morrisville left the NJAC for the Empire 8 after 2014 football season.
- - Southern Virginia left the NJAC for the Old Dominion Athletic Conference after the 2018 football season.
- - Frostburg State left the NJAC to begin a transition to NCAA Division II and joined the Mountain East Conference after the 2018 football season.
The NJAC sponsors championships in the following sports:
|Track and field (indoor)|
|Track and field (outdoor)|
National championship teams
Since the NCAA established the three division system in 1973, NJAC members have won a total of 63 team championships.
Montclair State: 1987, 1993, 2000
Rowan: 1978, 1979
William Paterson: 1992, 1996
- Men's Basketball
- Field Hockey
TCNJ: 1981, 1983, 1985, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2011
- Men's Golf
- Women's Lacrosse
TCNJ: 1985, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2005, 2006
- Men's Soccer
Richard Stockton: 2001
Rowan: 1981, 1990
- Women's Soccer
TCNJ: 1993, 1994, 2000
TCNJ: 1983, 1987, 1989, 1992, 1994, 1996
- Women's Tennis
- Men's Outdoor Track
Rowan: 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984
Montclair State: 1976, 1986
TCNJ: 1979, 1981, 1984, 1985, 1987
- "Frostburg State Set To Join Mountain East Conference" (Press release). Mountain East Conference. July 5, 2018. Retrieved July 5, 2018.
- "About the NJAC". Retrieved September 8, 2015.