Summary

  • Top 21% for retention in men's ice hockey
  • Top 30% for international retention in men's ice hockey in Division III
  • Top 40% tallest athletes in men's ice hockey in Division III
  • Top 24% heaviest athletes in men's ice hockey in Division III
  • Top 24% tallest defense in men's ice hockey in Division III
  • Top 31% heaviest defense in men's ice hockey in Division III
  • Top 48% heaviest forwards in men's ice hockey in Division III
  • Top 36% tallest goalies in men's ice hockey in Division III
  • Top 19% heaviest goalies in men's ice hockey
  • Top 25% for spending per athlete in men's ice hockey in Division III
  • Top 45% for international students in men's ice hockey in Division III
  • Top 2% in men's ice hockey in Division III for ACT score
  • Top 2% in men's ice hockey in Division III for SAT score

Team Information - Men

Division:
Division III
Conference:
New England Small College Athletic Conference
Overall Retention:
93%
International Retention:
93%
International Athletes:
22%
In-State Athletes:
7%
Average Height:
6'
Average Weight:
189 lbs
Defense
Average Height:
6'1"
Average Weight:
194 lbs
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Forwards
Average Height:
5'11"
Average Weight:
184 lbs
Average Class Year:
Junior
Goalies
Average Height:
6'1"
Average Weight:
193 lbs
Average Class Year:
Sophomore

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.


Work With Us

Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
2,119
Tuition:
$66,240
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$21,546
Classroom Ratio:
7 to 1
Campus Setting:
Town: Fringe
Selectivity:
Extreme
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
96%
% Students on Campus:
93%
% Students from out of State:
87%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Cooperative
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
33
SAT Midpoint:
1455
Financial Aid:
Superb
Academics:
Most Strenuous
Top 3 Majors:
  • Economics, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization 12
Asian Studies/Civilization 6
Near and Middle Eastern Studies 6
Women's Studies 1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 55
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 28
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 50
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Chinese Language and Literature 9
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 8
Comparative Literature 9
French Language and Literature 1
German Language and Literature 0
Japanese Language and Literature 0
Russian Language and Literature 0
Spanish Language and Literature 1
History
History, General 45
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 25
Statistics, General 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 4
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 3
Environmental Studies 4
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 4
Religion/Religious Studies 3
Physical Sciences
Astronomy 1
Astrophysics 1
Chemistry, General 39
Geology/Earth Science, General 6
Physics, General 6
Psychology
Psychology, General 37
Social Sciences
Anthropology 4
Economics, General 74
Political Science and Government, General 26
Social Sciences, Other 15
Sociology 3
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 31
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 3
Music, General 1

Summary

  • Top 14% for retention in women's ice hockey in Division III
  • Top 23% for international retention in women's ice hockey
  • Top 16% tallest athletes in women's ice hockey
  • Top 13% tallest defense in women's ice hockey
  • Top 16% tallest forwards in women's ice hockey in Division III
  • Top 24% tallest goalies in women's ice hockey in Division III
  • Top 37% for spending per athlete in women's ice hockey in Division III
  • Top 38% for international students in women's ice hockey in Division III
  • Top 2% in women's ice hockey in Division III for ACT score
  • Top 2% in women's ice hockey in Division III for SAT score

Team Information - Women

Division:
Division III
Conference:
New England Small College Athletic Conference
Overall Retention:
94%
International Retention:
100%
International Athletes:
13%
In-State Athletes:
29%
Average Height:
5'7"
Defense
Average Height:
5'8"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Forwards
Average Height:
5'6"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Goalies
Average Height:
5'7"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore

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.


Work With Us

Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
2,119
Tuition:
$66,240
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$21,546
Classroom Ratio:
7 to 1
Campus Setting:
Town: Fringe
Selectivity:
Extreme
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
96%
% Students on Campus:
93%
% Students from out of State:
87%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Cooperative
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
33
SAT Midpoint:
1455
Financial Aid:
Superb
Academics:
Most Strenuous
Top 3 Majors:
  • Economics, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization 12
Asian Studies/Civilization 6
Near and Middle Eastern Studies 6
Women's Studies 1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 55
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 28
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 50
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Chinese Language and Literature 9
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 8
Comparative Literature 9
French Language and Literature 1
German Language and Literature 0
Japanese Language and Literature 0
Russian Language and Literature 0
Spanish Language and Literature 1
History
History, General 45
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 25
Statistics, General 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 4
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 3
Environmental Studies 4
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 4
Religion/Religious Studies 3
Physical Sciences
Astronomy 1
Astrophysics 1
Chemistry, General 39
Geology/Earth Science, General 6
Physics, General 6
Psychology
Psychology, General 37
Social Sciences
Anthropology 4
Economics, General 74
Political Science and Government, General 26
Social Sciences, Other 15
Sociology 3
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 31
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 3
Music, General 1

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