• Top 1% in women's cross country in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 12% in women's cross country in Division I for SAT score

Meet Marcus

Counseling Associate

Marcus is a six-time world medalist, three-time world champion, and an Olympic bronze medalist from Philadelphia. He holds a B.A. from Temple University and a J.D. from the University of San Francisco. He has worked at Sparks since 2010. As a rowing coxswain, he is intimately acquainted with the recruiting and training issues around specialized sport positions.

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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
Tuition Category:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
Classroom Ratio:
17 to 1
Campus Setting:
Suburb: Large
More Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
Transfer Out Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Cooperative
  • Frat Sorority
  • Other
  • Dorms Female
  • Wellness Housing
  • International Student
Testing Required:
SAT Midpoint:
Financial Aid:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Criminology
  • Economics, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Agricultural Economics 26
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other 0
Agriculture, General 30
Agronomy and Crop Science 0
Animal Sciences, General 55
Food Science 67
Horticultural Science 0
Soil Science and Agronomy, General 0
Turf and Turfgrass Management 0
Architecture and Related Services
Architecture 47
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 0
Interior Architecture 0
Landscape Architecture 12
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies 7
American/United States Studies/Civilization 32
Russian Studies 1
Women's Studies 11
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 59
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 547
Botany/Plant Biology 0
Ecology 83
Entomology 0
Microbiology, General 0
Zoology/Animal Biology 0
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 310
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations 0
Business Administration and Management, General 74
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 0
Finance, General 295
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 0
International Business/Trade/Commerce 41
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 80
Management Science 14
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 162
Operations Management and Supervision 0
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Journalism 145
Radio and Television 0
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 306
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 283
Information Science/Studies 88
Agricultural Teacher Education 0
Art Teacher Education 10
Business Teacher Education 0
Education, General 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 64
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 0
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education 0
Foreign Language Teacher Education 0
Health Teacher Education 188
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 11
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching 21
Mathematics Teacher Education 0
Music Teacher Education 9
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 0
Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education 0
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 0
Secondary Education and Teaching 21
Social Studies Teacher Education 0
Special Education and Teaching, General 23
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other 0
Technical Teacher Education 0
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education 0
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education 0
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering 82
Agricultural Engineering 85
Chemical Engineering 66
Civil Engineering, General 118
Computer Engineering, General 52
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 119
Engineering, General 0
Engineering, Other 36
Materials Engineering 33
Mechanical Engineering 296
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 171
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General 0
Family and Community Services 170
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 0
Family Resource Management Studies, General 0
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General 0
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management 0
Housing and Human Environments, General 0
Housing and Human Environments, Other 0
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Arabic Language and Literature 23
Chinese Language and Literature 14
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 6
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other 0
French Language and Literature 12
German Language and Literature 4
Iranian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 7
Italian Language and Literature 5
Japanese Language and Literature 18
Linguistics 23
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 2
Russian Language and Literature 7
Spanish Language and Literature 37
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician 0
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 70
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 0
Dietetics/Dietitian 0
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other 0
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist 0
Physical Therapy/Therapist 0
Pre-Dentistry Studies 0
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies 0
Pre-Pharmacy Studies 0
Pre-Veterinary Studies 0
Public Health, Other 48
History, General 143
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Police Science 0
Legal Professions and Studies
Pre-Law Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 0
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 133
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 18
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 60
Forestry, General 0
Natural Resources/Conservation, General 0
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 245
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 0
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other 0
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies 11
Philosophy 36
Physical Sciences
Astronomy 12
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General 4
Chemistry, General 47
Geology/Earth Science, General 7
Physical Sciences 22
Physics, General 63
Psychology, General 340
Social Sciences
Anthropology 43
Criminology 358
Economics, General 344
Geography 79
Political Science and Government, General 265
Social Sciences, Other 0
Sociology 117
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 18
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry 0
Dance, General 12
Design and Applied Arts, Other 0
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 32
Fashion/Apparel Design 0
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 14
Fine/Studio Arts, General 70
Music Performance, General 35
Music, General 11

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