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Summary

  • Top 80% in men's rowing in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 20% tallest athletes in men's rowing
  • Top 36% lightest athletes in men's rowing in Division I
  • Top 69% for spending per athlete in men's rowing in Division I
  • Top 38% for international students in men's rowing in Division I
  • 73% in men's rowing in Division I for ACT score
  • 71% in men's rowing in Division I for SAT score

Team Information - Men

Division:
Division I
Conference:
West Coast Conference
Overall Retention:
78%
International Retention:
50%
International Athletes:
22%
In-State Athletes:
46%
Average Height:
6'2"
Average Weight:
179 lbs
Scholarship/Tuition:
17%
Coxswains
Average Class Year:
Advisory Standard
Coxing Experience
Rowers
Average Height:
6'2"
Average Weight:
179 lbs
Advisory Standard
2K Ergometer Score

Meet Marcus

Director of Coxswain Coaching

Marcus is a six-time world medalist, three-time world champion, and an Olympic bronze medalist coxswain 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 coxswain, he is intimately acquainted with the recruiting and training issues around specialized sport positions and is the primary architect of Sparks' coxswain curriculum.


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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
5,183
Tuition:
$55,310
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$33,586
Classroom Ratio:
12 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Midsize
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
84%
% Students on Campus:
59%
% Students from out of State:
51%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Other
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
  • Wellness Housing
  • International Student
Testing Required:
Yes
ACT Midpoint:
27
SAT Midpoint:
1195
Financial Aid:
Reasonable
Academics:
Demanding
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Asian Studies/Civilization 1
European Studies/Civilization 3
Latin American Studies 4
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 10
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 85
Exercise Physiology 39
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 74
Business/Commerce, General 207
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Broadcast Journalism 18
Journalism 11
Public Relations/Image Management 49
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 25
Education
Education, Other 23
Music Teacher Education 4
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 8
Special Education and Teaching, General 28
Engineering
Civil Engineering, General 43
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 29
Engineering, General 5
Mechanical Engineering 79
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 43
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other 6
French Language and Literature 3
Italian Language and Literature 0
Spanish Language and Literature 3
Health Professions and Related Programs
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 57
History
History, General 33
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 3
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 17
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Computer Science 2
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies 16
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 8
Religion/Religious Studies 0
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 3
Physics, General 2
Psychology
Psychology, General 75
Social Sciences
Criminology 26
Economics, General 23
International Relations and Affairs 20
Political Science and Government, General 46
Sociology 21
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 5
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 0
Music Performance, General 4

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Summary

  • Top 95% in women's rowing in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 54% for spending per athlete in women's rowing in Division I
  • Top 10% in women's rowing for athlete graduation rate
  • 58% in women's rowing in Division I for ACT score
  • 54% in women's rowing in Division I for SAT score

Team Information - Women

Division:
Division I
Conference:
West Coast Conference
Overall Retention:
45%
International Athletes:
3%
In-State Athletes:
56%
Average Height:
5'7"
Scholarship/Tuition:
19%
Coxswains
Average Height:
5'2"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Advisory Standard
Coxing Experience
Rowers
Average Height:
5'7"
Advisory Standard
2K Ergometer Score

Meet Marcus

Director of Coxswain Coaching

Marcus is a six-time world medalist, three-time world champion, and an Olympic bronze medalist coxswain 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 coxswain, he is intimately acquainted with the recruiting and training issues around specialized sport positions and is the primary architect of Sparks' coxswain curriculum.


Work With Us

Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
5,183
Tuition:
$55,310
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$33,586
Classroom Ratio:
12 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Midsize
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
84%
% Students on Campus:
59%
% Students from out of State:
51%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Other
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
  • Wellness Housing
  • International Student
Testing Required:
Yes
ACT Midpoint:
27
SAT Midpoint:
1195
Financial Aid:
Reasonable
Academics:
Demanding
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Asian Studies/Civilization 1
European Studies/Civilization 3
Latin American Studies 4
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 10
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 85
Exercise Physiology 39
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 74
Business/Commerce, General 207
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Broadcast Journalism 18
Journalism 11
Public Relations/Image Management 49
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 25
Education
Education, Other 23
Music Teacher Education 4
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 8
Special Education and Teaching, General 28
Engineering
Civil Engineering, General 43
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 29
Engineering, General 5
Mechanical Engineering 79
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 43
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other 6
French Language and Literature 3
Italian Language and Literature 0
Spanish Language and Literature 3
Health Professions and Related Programs
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 57
History
History, General 33
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 3
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 17
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Computer Science 2
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies 16
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 8
Religion/Religious Studies 0
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 3
Physics, General 2
Psychology
Psychology, General 75
Social Sciences
Criminology 26
Economics, General 23
International Relations and Affairs 20
Political Science and Government, General 46
Sociology 21
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 5
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 0
Music Performance, General 4

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