The Big Ten is one of the most prestigious intercollegiate athletic conferences in the country. It has 14 member schools, most of which are located in the Midwest. While they're all unique, Big 10 schools have many commonalities and are known for emphasizing both athletics and academics.
In this article, I'll do the following:
- Give you the names of all of the Big Ten universities and provide information about each school
- Describe the attributes of Big Ten colleges
- Detail possible advantages and disadvantages of attending a Big Ten school
- Explain how to decide if you should attend one of the Big Ten schools