Midwest Conference

NCAA Division III athletic conference

The Midwest Conference (MWC) is a college athletic conference, which is a group of college sports teams who join together for play, and is part of a larger group called NCAA Division III.[1] Schools in this conference are located in the Midwestern United States in the states of Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin. The Midwest Conference was created in 1994 after two conferences (a women's sports conference and a men's sports conference) joined together.[2]

Midwest Conference
CommissionerHeather Benning
DivisionsNCAA Division III
No. of teams9
HeadquartersGrinnell, Iowa
Official websitemidwestconference.org
Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin on a map of the United States

Schools that are a part of the conference


Sports played by the conference


Men's sports:

Women's sports:

  • Softball
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Indoor and outdoor track and field
  • Tennis
  • Swimming and diving
  • Volleyball


  1. "Midwest Conference". Midwest Conference. Retrieved 2024-05-24.
  2. "MWC History". midwestconference.org. Retrieved 2024-05-24.