All-time Division III women's basketball champions

Division III women's basketball championships have been held since 1982, and all the results are right here. Host teams, when applicable, are denoted with an asterisk.

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Year Champion Score Runner-up Att. Other semifinalists Teams
1982 Elizabethtown * 67-66 UNC-Greensboro 2,000 Pomona-Pitzer, Clark 16
1983 North Central (Ill.) 83-71 Elizabethtown 600 Knoxville, Clark* 32
1984 Rust 51-49 Elizabethtown 800 Salem State, North Central (at Scranton) 32 
1985 Scranton 68-59 New Rochelle 1,744 Millikin, St. Norbert* 32 
1986 Salem State* 89-85 Bishop 1,500  Capital, Rust 32 
1987 UW-Stevens Point 81-74 Concordia-Moorhead 1,500 Scranton*, Kean 32 
1988 Concordia-Moorhead* 65-57 St. John Fisher 3,300 UNC-Greensboro, Southern Maine 32
1989 Elizabethtown 66-65 Stanislaus State 1,000 Centre*, Clarkson 32 
1990 Hope* 65-63 St. John Fisher 2,282 Heidelberg, Centre 32 
1991 St. Thomas* 73-55 Muskingum 1,700 Eastern Connecticut, Washington U. 32 
1992 Alma 79-75 Moravian* 1,600 Luther, Eastern Connecticut 32
1993 Central* 71-63 Capital 2,200 Scranton, St. Benedict 32 
1994 Capital 82-63 Washington U. 2,300 UW-Eau Claire*, Wheaton (Mass.) 40
1995 Capital* 59-52 UW-Oshkosh  2,000 St. Thomas, Salem State 64#
1996 UW-Oshkosh 66-50 Mount Union 4,001 St. Thomas, New York University 64# 
1997 New York University* 72-70 UW-Eau Claire 1,750 Capital, Scranton 64# 
1998 Washington U. 77-69 Southern Maine* 1,950  Mount Union, Rowan 48
Games played at Western Connecticut State; Danbury, Conn.
1999 Washington U.
74-65 St. Benedict 1,990 Salem State, Scranton 48
2000 Washington U.
79-33 Southern Maine 1,746 St. Thomas, Scranton 50
2001 Washington U.
67-45 Messiah 1,974 Ohio Wesleyan, Emmanuel 50
Games played at Rose-Hulman; Terre Haute, Ind.
2002 UW-Stevens Point 67-65 St. Lawrence 1,265 DePauw, Marymount 50
2003 Trinity (Texas) 60-58 Eastern Connecticut 1,146 UW-Eau Claire, Rochester 50
Games played at Virginia Wesleyan; Virginia Beach, Va.
2004 Wilmington 59-53 Bowdoin 2,118 Rochester, UW-Stevens Point 50
2005 Millikin 70-50 Randolph-Macon 2,660 Southern Maine, Scranton 50
Games played at Springfield; Springfield, Mass.
2006 Hope 69-56 Southern Maine 2,018 Scranton, Hardin-Simmons 63
2007 DePauw 55-52 Washington U.
1,147 Mary Washington, New York University 63
Games played at Hope; Holland, Mich.
2008 Howard Payne 68-54 Messiah 2,621 UW-Whitewater, Oglethorpe 63
2009 George Fox 60-53 Washington U.
1,830 TCNJ, Amherst 63
Games played at Illinois Wesleyan; Bloomington, Ill.
2010 Washington U.
65-59 Hope 2,300 Amherst, Rochester 64
2011 Amherst 64-55 Washington U.
2,000 Christopher Newport, Illinois Wesleyan 64
Games played at Hope; Holland, Mich.
2012 Illinois Wesleyan 57-48 George Fox 1,430 St. Thomas, Amherst 64
2013 DePauw 69-51 UW-Whitewater 1,563 Williams, Amherst 64
Games played at UW-Stevens Point; Stevens Point, Wis.
2014 FDU-Florham 80-72 Whitman 1,223 UW-Whitewater, Tufts 64
Games played at Calvin; Grand Rapids, Mich.
2015 (vacated) 83-63 George Fox 1,604 Montclair State, Tufts 64
Semifinals at Capital; Columbus, Ohio; Championship in Indianapolis
2016 Thomas More 63-51 Tufts 6,403 Amherst and Wartburg 64
Games played at Calvin; Grand Rapids, Mich.
2017 Amherst 52-29  Tufts  535 Christopher Newport and St. Thomas 64

# The NCAA termed these tournaments 64-team play-ins to an official tournament field of 32.

The 2015 championship was vacated by Thomas More.

In 2016, the national third-place game was eliminated. For years from 1982 to 2015, the other semifinalists are listed in order of result in the third-place game.