EMORY UNIVERSITY has a broad-based intercollegiate athletic program with over 400 student-athletes comprising the school's 19 varsity sports. Emory competes at the NCAA Division III level. The distinguishing factor in comparing Division III programs to Division I & II institutions is that Division III athletics feature athletes who receive no financial aid related to their athletic skills. Emory is a member of the University Athletic Association (UAA). Other institutions comprising the eight-team league include Brandeis University, Carnegie Mellon University, Case Western Reserve University, New York University, University of Chicago, University of Rochester and Washington University.