• Top 22% for retention in women's field hockey
  • Top 35% for international retention in women's field hockey in Division I
  • Top 53% in women's field hockey in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 63% for spending per athlete in women's field hockey in Division I

Team Information - Women

Division I
Mid-American Conference
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Meet Hilary

Counseling Associate

Hilary Gehman spent 15 years coaching at the collegiate level, working first in a club program, then assistant coach for two separate DI programs, before seven years as the Staley head coach of women’s rowing at Cornell University. She has been a college counselor with Sparks since 2015. An accomplished athlete, Hilary is also a two-time Olympian and six-time National Team member.

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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
Tuition Category:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
Classroom Ratio:
22 to 1
Campus Setting:
Town: Distant
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Other
  • International Student
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Psychology, General
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 1
Women's Studies 1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 4
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 71
Biomedical Sciences, General 108
Neuroscience 45
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 103
Accounting and Related Services, Other 1
Actuarial Science 0
Business Administration and Management, General 61
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 88
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 94
Fashion Merchandising 48
Finance, General 79
Financial Planning and Services 16
Hospitality Administration/Management, General 24
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 49
International Business/Trade/Commerce 12
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 18
Management Information Systems, General 58
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 181
Meeting and Event Planning 34
Operations Management and Supervision 2
Organizational Behavior Studies 50
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management 21
Real Estate 5
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Advertising 37
Journalism 22
Journalism, Other 10
Photojournalism 10
Public Relations/Image Management 101
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other 88
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 58
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 26
Information Technology 48
Art Teacher Education 12
Biology Teacher Education 1
Business Teacher Education 0
Chemistry Teacher Education 1
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 18
Earth Science Teacher Education 1
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances 13
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation 81
Elementary Education and Teaching 3
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 92
French Language Teacher Education 2
Geography Teacher Education 0
German Language Teacher Education 0
Health Teacher Education 3
History Teacher Education 11
Mathematics Teacher Education 63
Music Teacher Education 24
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 10
Physics Teacher Education 0
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 69
Social Studies Teacher Education 38
Spanish Language Teacher Education 2
Speech Teacher Education 0
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other 0
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education 1
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 1
Computer Engineering, General 2
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 18
Mechanical Engineering 24
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician 6
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician 15
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician 11
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician 30
English Language and Literature/Letters
Children's and Adolescent Literature 3
Creative Writing 27
English Language and Literature, General 27
General Literature 2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Development 92
Family Systems 54
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management 3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature 3
German Language and Literature 0
Spanish Language and Literature 14
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 27
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 96
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling 12
Dietetics/Dietitian 36
Environmental Health 3
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 65
Public Health Education and Promotion 15
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy 62
History, General 40
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Studies, General 20
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 1
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General 0
Mathematics, General 9
Statistics, General 13
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 3
Environmental Studies 3
Land Use Planning and Management/Development 15
Natural Resources/Conservation, General 69
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 6
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 186
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General 42
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 25
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 68
Sports Studies 19
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 6
Religion/Religious Studies 4
Physical Sciences
Astronomy 0
Chemistry, General 11
Geology/Earth Science, General 12
Meteorology 9
Physics, General 5
Psychology, General 322
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Community Organization and Advocacy 155
Social Work 57
Social Sciences
Anthropology 15
Economics, General 17
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 6
Geography 1
International Relations and Affairs 14
Political Science and Government, General 53
Social Sciences, General 6
Social Sciences, Other 77
Sociology 57
Visual and Performing Arts
Acting 5
Art/Art Studies, General 20
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 1
Fine/Studio Arts, General 3
Graphic Design 20
Interior Design 20
Music Theory and Composition 1
Music, General 18
Musical Theatre 6
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology 1

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