Wellesley College Women's Field Hockey

Summary

  • Top 39% for retention in women's field hockey in Division III
  • Top 25% tallest athletes in women's field hockey in Division III
  • Top 37% tallest backfielders in women's field hockey in Division III
  • Top 14% tallest goalkeepers in women's field hockey in Division III
  • Top 26% for international students in women's field hockey in Division III
  • Top 6% in women's field hockey in Division III for ACT score
  • Top 9% in women's field hockey in Division III for SAT score
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Team Information - Women

Division:
Division III
Conference:
New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference
Overall Retention:
85%
International Retention:
50%
International Athletes:
5%
In-State Athletes:
20%
Average Height:
5'5"
Midfielders
Average Height:
5'4"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Forwards
Average Height:
5'3"
Average Class Year:
Freshman
Backfielders
Average Height:
5'5"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Goalkeepers
Average Height:
5'7"
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:
2,510
Tuition:
$65,966
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$22,138
Classroom Ratio:
7 to 1
Campus Setting:
Suburb: Large
Selectivity:
Most Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
93%
% Students on Campus:
98%
% Students from out of State:
87%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Theme Housing
  • Cooperative
  • Dorms Female
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
32
SAT Midpoint:
1385
Financial Aid:
Superb
Academics:
Intense
Top 3 Majors:
  • Economics, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Architecture and Related Services
Architecture 9
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies 5
American/United States Studies/Civilization 14
East Asian Studies 3
French Studies 0
German Studies 1
Italian Studies 2
Latin American Studies 0
Near and Middle Eastern Studies 4
Russian Studies 3
South Asian Studies 1
Women's Studies 8
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 14
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 27
Neuroscience 32
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 25
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other 11
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing 6
English Language and Literature, General 22
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Chinese Language and Literature 6
Comparative Literature 1
French Language and Literature 6
Japanese Language and Literature 4
Russian Language and Literature 2
Spanish Language and Literature 10
History
History, General 17
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 18
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Ancient Studies/Civilization 3
Medieval and Renaissance Studies 2
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 5
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 9
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies 3
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies 1
Philosophy 8
Religion/Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences
Astronomy 0
Astrophysics 2
Chemistry, General 10
Geology/Earth Science, General 6
Physics, General 5
Psychology
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics 8
Psychology, General 46
Social Sciences
Anthropology 10
Economics, General 70
International Relations and Affairs 16
Political Science and Government, General 44
Sociology 9
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 16
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 3
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 9
Fine/Studio Arts, General 4
Music, General 3

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