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The '''Southwestern Athletic Conference''' (known as the '''SWAC''') is a conference participating in the [[National Collegiate Athletic Association|NCAA]]'s [[NCAA Division I|Division I]]. All present and former SWAC members are historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), defined in US federal law as institutions established specifically to educate African Americans before the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
 
The '''Southwestern Athletic Conference''' (known as the '''SWAC''') is a conference participating in the [[National Collegiate Athletic Association|NCAA]]'s [[NCAA Division I|Division I]]. All present and former SWAC members are historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), defined in US federal law as institutions established specifically to educate African Americans before the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
   
Founded in 1920, the SWAC currently has members in [[:Category:Schools in Alabama|Alabama]], [[:Category:Schools in Arkansas|Arkansas]], [[:Category:Schools in Louisiana|Louisiana]], [[:Category:Schools in Mississippi|Mississippi]], and [[:Category:Schools in Texas|Texas]].
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Founded in 1920, the SWAC currently has members in [[:Category:Schools in Alabama|Alabama]], [[:Category:Schools in Arkansas|Arkansas]], [[:Category:Schools in Florida|Florida]], [[:Category:Schools in Louisiana|Louisiana]], [[:Category:Schools in Mississippi|Mississippi]], and [[:Category:Schools in Texas|Texas]].
   
 
==Current members==
 
==Current members==
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*[[Alcorn State Braves|Alcorn State]] (joined in 1962)
 
*[[Alcorn State Braves|Alcorn State]] (joined in 1962)
 
*[[Arkansas - Pine Bluff Golden Lions|Arkansas–Pine Bluff]] (joined in 1936, withdrew in 1970, rejoined in 1997)
 
*[[Arkansas - Pine Bluff Golden Lions|Arkansas–Pine Bluff]] (joined in 1936, withdrew in 1970, rejoined in 1997)
 
* [[Bethune-Cookman Wildcats|Bethune–Cookman]] (joined in 2021)
 
* [[Florida A&M Rattlers|Florida A&M]] (joined in 2021)
 
*[[Grambling State Tigers|Grambling State]] (joined in 1959)
 
*[[Grambling State Tigers|Grambling State]] (joined in 1959)
 
*[[Jackson State Tigers|Jackson State]] (joined in 1959)
 
*[[Jackson State Tigers|Jackson State]] (joined in 1959)
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*[[Southern Jaguars|Southern]] (joined in 1934)
 
*[[Southern Jaguars|Southern]] (joined in 1934)
 
*[[Texas Southern Tigers|Texas Southern]] (joined in 1954)
 
*[[Texas Southern Tigers|Texas Southern]] (joined in 1954)
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== Future members ==
 
== Future members ==
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* [[Bethune-Cookman Wildcats|Bethune–Cookman]] — joining in 2021
 
* [[Florida A&M Rattlers|Florida A&M]] — joining in 2021
 
   
 
==Former members==
 
==Former members==

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The Southwestern Athletic Conference (known as the SWAC) is a conference participating in the NCAA's Division I. All present and former SWAC members are historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), defined in US federal law as institutions established specifically to educate African Americans before the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Founded in 1920, the SWAC currently has members in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.

Current members

Former members

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