Established 1953
Association NCAA
Division Division I FBS
Members 14
Regions South (11 schools)
Northeast (3 schools)
Midwest (1 school)
Headquarters Greensboro, North Carolina
Commissioner John Swofford (since 1997)

ACC overview map 2012-13a

The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) is a group of college football teams from the East coast of the United States.

The ACC is divided into two divisions: Atlantic and Coastal. The Atlantic division consists of Florida State, Clemson, Syracuse, Boston College, Wake Forest, Maryland, and North Carolina State. The Coastal division consists of Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech, Duke, Miami (FL), North Carolina, Pittsburgh, and Virginia.

In the 2013 Football Season, Notre Dame (atlantic), Pittsburgh (coastal), and Syracuse (atlantic), joined the conference. Both Pittsburgh and Syracuse are full members (football members) of the ACC. Notre Dame will become a full member of the ACC in the 2014 season. Maryland will be leaving the conference after the 2013 football season; Louisville (Atlantic) will replace Maryland's after their resignation from the ACC.