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|School||Men's teams||Women's teams||Notes|
|Arkansas–Monticello||Boll Weevils||Cotton Blossoms|
|Arkansas Tech||Wonder Boys||Golden Suns|
|Central Arkansas||Bears||Sugar Bears|
|Claremont–Mudd–Scripps||Stags||Athenas||The combined athletic program of three of the five undergraduate Claremont Colleges.|
|Hawaiʻi||Rainbow Warriors||Rainbow Wahine||In women's beach volleyball, the official nickname is still Rainbow Wahine, but the team has largely deprecated it in favor of SandBows.|
|Hobart and William Smith||Statesmen||Herons||Originally separate single-sex institutions, the two schools joined together institutionally but retained separate nicknames for their teams.|
|Louisiana Tech||Bulldogs||Lady Techsters|
|Mississippi Valley State||Delta Devils||Devilettes|
|New Mexico Highlands||Cowboys||Cowgirls|
|St. Ambrose||Fighting Bees||Queen Bees|
|Stephen F. Austin State||Lumberjacks||Ladyjacks|
|Southern California||Trojans||Trojans/Women of Troy||Women's team names are used interchangeably.|
|Utah||Utes||Utes||All teams use "Utes" except women's gymnastics, which instead uses Red Rocks.|
|Western Kentucky||Hilltoppers||Lady Toppers|
|Xavier (LA)||Gold Rush||Gold Nuggets|
Schools that use the prefix "Lady"
|School||Men's teams||Women's teams||Notes|
|Alabama State||Hornets||Lady Hornets|
|Alcorn State||Braves||Lady Braves|
|Baylor||Bears||Lady Bears||Some women's teams are the Lady Bears, while some are Bears.|
|Campbell||Fighting Camels||Lady Camels||Only the women's basketball team is known as the Lady Camels; all others for both sexes are known as the Fighting Camels.|
|Cal State–Northridge||Matadors||Lady Matadors|
|Carthage||Red Men||Lady Reds|
|Delta State||Statesmen||Lady Statesmen|
|Eastern Kentucky||Colonels||Lady Colonels|
|Emporia State||Hornets||Lady Hornets|
|Florida A&M||Rattlers||Lady Rattlers|
|Georgia||Bulldogs||Lady Bulldogs||Women's basketball only; the women's gymnastics team is called the Georgia Gym Dogs.|
|Jackson State||Tigers||Lady Tigers|
|Louisiana State||Tigers||Lady Tigers||Usage of "Lady Tigers" is dependent on whether the specific sport is sponsored for both men and women.|
|Montana||Grizzlies||Lady Griz||Women's basketball only.|
|Missouri State||Bears||Lady Bears|
|Morgan State||Bears||Lady Bears|
|Nevada-Las Vegas||Rebels||Lady Rebels||Women's basketball only; men's basketball team are known as the Runnin' Rebels.|
|North Carolina Central||Eagles||Lady Eagles|
|Northwestern State||Demons||Lady Demons|
|Old Dominion||Monarchs||Lady Monarchs||Except for field hockey and lacrosse.|
|Penn State||Nittany Lions||Lady Lions||Women's basketball only.|
|Prairie View A&M||Panthers||Lady Panthers|
|Savannah State||Tigers||Lady Tigers|
|South Carolina State||Bulldogs||Lady Bulldogs|
|Southeastern Louisiana||Lions||Lady Lions|
|Southern Mississippi||Golden Eagles||Lady Eagles|
|Tennessee||Volunteers||Lady Volunteers||Usage of "Lady Volunteers" is dependent on whether the specific sport is sponsored for both men and women (since 2017).|
|Tennessee State||Tigers||Lady Tigers||Except the women's track team, which are known as the Tigerbelles.|
|Texas A&M–Kingsville||Javelinas||Lady Javelinas||Not uniformly used.|
|Texas Southern||Tigers||Lady Tigers|
|Red Raiders||Red Raiders||Lady Raiders||Women's basketball only.|
Schools that once used different nicknames for women's teams, but no longer do
- Anderson University (Indiana): Historically, men's teams had been known as Ravens and women's teams as Lady Ravens, but the school has now dropped the "Lady" prefix.
- Arkansas, University of. Women's teams were known as Lady Razorbacks or Lady'Backs, but the university now refers to them simply as the Razorbacks or Razorback women.
- Austin Peay State University. Men's teams: Governors. Women's teams: Lady Govs. However the school has discontinued this distinction.
- Buffalo. From the late-1970s until the mid-1990s, the women's teams were known as the Royals, while the men's teams were the Bulls. Now all teams are known as the Bulls.
- Chattanooga, University of Tennessee at. Men's teams: Chattanooga Mocs. Women's teams: Chattanooga Lady Mocs. Chattanooga dropped the Lady prefix during the 2013-14 school year.
- Colorado Boulder, University of (Colorado): When the school began sponsoring women's sports in the 1970s, those teams were known as "Lady Buffs". Since 1993, women's sports have used the men's nickname of Buffaloes.
- Eastern New Mexico University. Men's teams: Eastern New Mexico Greyhounds. Women's teams: Eastern New Mexico Zias. ENMU dropped Zias before the 2015–16 academic year.
- Johnson University: Men's teams were known as Preachers and women's teams as Lady Evangels before the 2013–14 school year, when all teams adopted Royals.
- Kentucky, University of. Women's teams were known as Lady Kats, but adopted the men's nickname of Wildcats starting with the 1995–96 academic year. The women's gymnastics team retained its historic nickname of GymKats for several years before abandoning it in favor of Wildcats.
- Lincoln Christian University. Once known as Preachers (men) and Angels (women); all teams are now Red Lions.
- Louisiana at Lafayette, University of (Louisiana). The women's teams were referred to as the "Lady Cajuns" until the 2006–07 academic year, but they now use the same "Ragin' Cajuns" nickname as the men's teams.
- Middle Tennessee State University. The women's teams were referred to as the Lady Raiders until the 2007-08 academic year, but they now use the same Blue Raiders nickname as the men's teams.
- Mississippi State University. Men's teams: Mississippi State Bulldogs. Women's teams: Mississippi State Lady Bulldogs. Mississippi State dropped the Lady prefix in the fall of 2012.
- New Mexico State University. Unlike most schools that had separate nicknames for the two sexes, New Mexico State did not have a distinctly feminine women's nickname. Before 2000, women's teams were known as Roadrunners. During the 1999–2000 school year, NMSU female athletes voted to adopt the men's nickname of Aggies, with the change taking effect in the next school year.
- North Georgia College & State University: The first intercollegiate athletic teams were men's teams known as Cadets, from the school's history as a senior military college. When women's basketball was added as the school's first women's sport, that team was known as Golddiggers (referencing the school's location in the old gold-mining town of Dahlonega). In the 1970s, the men's and women's teams became Saints and Lady Saints. When NGCSU was merged into the current University of North Georgia in 2013, the merged school adopted the nickname of Nighthawks for all teams.
- Oral Roberts University. When ORU began intercollegiate athletics in 1965, its teams were Titans; when women's sports were added, those teams became Lady Titans. Just before the end of the 1992–93 academic year, the school adopted its current nickname of Golden Eagles for all teams, with the change taking effect with the start of the new school year.
- South Alabama, University of. Historically, men's teams were Jaguars and women's teams were Lady Jaguars. By the 2012–13 school year, all women's teams except for basketball had dropped the "Lady" prefix, and the women's basketball team followed suit in 2013–14.
- South Florida, University of. Men's teams were called the Golden Brahmans until 1981 when they became the Bulls. USF's women's teams were called the Lady Brahmans and didn't adopt the Bulls nickname until 1987.
- Stony Brook University. From 1966 to 1994, men's and women's teams were respectively Patriots and Lady Patriots. Since 1994–95, all teams for both sexes use Seawolves.
- Syracuse University. Before the 2004–05 academic year, men's and women's teams were Orangemen and Orangewomen. All teams for both sexes are now known as Orange.
- Tarleton State University — In the late 1960s, the school adopted "TexAnns", a variation of the men's nickname of Texans, for women's teams when female athletes desired a distinctive nickname. TSU changed to "Texans" for all teams in 2019–20, following a campaign launched by two players and a student manager on the TSU women's basketball team.
- Texas at El Paso, University of (UTEP). Historically, men's teams were Miners and women's teams were Lady Miners. Over time, women's teams began dropping the "Lady" prefix, and by 2014–15 all women's teams had done so.
- Texas Christian University. Men's teams: TCU Horned Frogs. Women's teams: TCU Lady Frogs. TCU dropped the Lady Frogs in 2010.
- Washburn University. Before the 2013–14 school year, men's teams were Ichabods and women's teams were Lady Blues. In May 2013, the school announced that women's teams would adopt the Ichabods nickname effective with the new school year.
- Western Illinois University. Before the 2009–10 academic year, women's teams were known as the Westerwinds. They now use the men's nickname of Leathernecks.
- List of college nickname changes in the United States
- List of college sports team nicknames
- List of college team nicknames in the United States
- List of college mascots in the United States
- List of mascots
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