Young athletes around the nation are preparing to take their skills to the next level and there are many factors to look at when selecting a college or university to attend.
As cheerleading continues to grow in popularity, competitive programs around the U.S. are stepping up their game.
Cheer Daily analyzed five key categories of every cheerleading program. They looked at scholarship offerings, academics, game day atmosphere, competitiveness and past titles won, awarding each school points to determine their Top Colleges to Cheer for 2017.
Check out the top 75 colleges for cheer:
America’s best schools for college cheerleaders