Summary

  • Top 20% for retention in women's field hockey
  • Top 25% tallest athletes in women's field hockey in Division III
  • Top 28% tallest midfielders in women's field hockey in Division III
  • Top 24% tallest backfielders in women's field hockey
  • Top 42% tallest goalkeepers in women's field hockey in Division III
  • Top 8% for spending per athlete in women's field hockey in Division III
  • Top 15% for international students in women's field hockey in Division III
  • Top 10% in women's field hockey in Division III for ACT score
  • Top 11% in women's field hockey in Division III for SAT score

Team Information - Women

Division:
Division III
Conference:
Liberty League
Overall Retention:
92%
International Retention:
100%
International Athletes:
5%
In-State Athletes:
53%
Average Height:
5'5"
Midfielders
Average Height:
5'5"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Forwards
Average Height:
5'4"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Backfielders
Average Height:
5'6"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Goalkeepers
Average Height:
5'5"
Average Class Year:
Junior

Meet Dave

Director of Experiential Education

Dave Payne heads Sparks' experiential education division - namely, sport camps across the US and in Europe and New Zealand. He holds a B.S. in Chemical Education and a M.S. in Chemistry from the University of California at San Diego and is a former collegiate athlete and high school head coach. He has worked at Sparks since 2011; Dave's passion is synthesizing athletic environments that encourage holistic growth.


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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
6,386
Tuition:
$67,722
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$34,170
Classroom Ratio:
10 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Midsize
Selectivity:
More Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
85%
% Students on Campus:
90%
% Students from out of State:
57%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Frat Sorority
  • Other
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
  • Wellness Housing
  • International Student
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
31
SAT Midpoint:
1350
Financial Aid:
Excellent
Academics:
Strenuous
Top 3 Majors:
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Economics, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies 1
American/United States Studies/Civilization 2
East Asian Studies 1
Russian Studies 1
Women's Studies 1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 0
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 203
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 0
Epidemiology 8
Microbiology and Immunology 0
Molecular Genetics 0
Neuroscience 0
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business/Commerce, General 65
Business/Managerial Economics 0
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia 8
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 43
Education
Music Teacher Education 15
Engineering
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 67
Chemical Engineering 49
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 19
Engineering Science 5
Engineering, General 0
Geological/Geophysical Engineering 2
Laser and Optical Engineering 25
Mechanical Engineering 43
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Engineering Technology, General 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 38
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
American Sign Language (ASL) 6
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 5
Comparative Literature 2
French Language and Literature 3
German Language and Literature 1
Japanese Language and Literature 1
Linguistics 14
Russian Language and Literature 1
Spanish Language and Literature 5
Health Professions and Related Programs
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 2
Public Health, General 6
Public Health, Other 0
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 261
History
History, General 13
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 4
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General 32
Mathematics and Statistics, Other 2
Mathematics, General 32
Statistics, General 7
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences 0
Cognitive Science 0
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 3
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 9
Environmental Studies 7
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 5
Religion/Religious Studies 6
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 30
Geology/Earth Science, General 7
Optics/Optical Sciences 4
Physics, General 26
Physics, Other 5
Psychology
Experimental Psychology 46
Psychology, General 109
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other 0
Social Sciences
Anthropology 10
Economics, General 147
Economics, Other 0
International Relations and Affairs 31
Political Science and Government, General 40
Social Sciences, Other 41
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 1
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 8
Fine/Studio Arts, General 10
Jazz/Jazz Studies 5
Music Performance, General 106
Music Theory and Composition 0
Music, General 10

What Sparks is About