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Summary

  • Top 20% for spending per athlete in men's rowing in Club

Meet Leanne

Director of Counseling

Leanne has guided countless families through the rowing recruiting and college admissions process since joining Sparks in 2010. A lightweight rower at the U.S. Naval Academy, former helicopter pilot and Division I rowing coach, Leanne will hold her M.Ed. in Higher Education from George Washington with a concentration in policy and finance by 2018 and also holds a graduate certificate in College Counseling from UCLA. She is a member of IECA, the Independent Educational Consultants Association.


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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
14,812
Tuition:
$28,405
Tuition Category:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
$18,391
Classroom Ratio:
17 to 1
Campus Setting:
Suburb: Large
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
63%
% Students on Campus:
44%
% Students from out of State:
46%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Frat Sorority
  • Other
  • Wellness Housing
  • International Student
Testing Required:
Yes
ACT Midpoint:
24
SAT Midpoint:
1070
Financial Aid:
Reasonable
Academics:
Moderate
Top 3 Majors:
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Psychology, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Animal Sciences, General 61
Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Business Services, Other 23
Plant Sciences, General 0
Architecture and Related Services
Landscape Architecture 15
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies 2
Women's Studies 8
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 109
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology 28
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography 38
Microbiology, General 0
Zoology/Animal Biology 0
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 103
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations 7
Business Administration and Management, General 81
Business/Commerce, General 7
Finance, General 62
International Business/Trade/Commerce 11
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 39
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 60
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Journalism 20
Public Relations/Image Management 60
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 164
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 37
Education
Elementary Education and Teaching 35
Music Teacher Education 1
Secondary Education and Teaching 32
Engineering
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 20
Chemical Engineering 25
Civil Engineering, General 32
Computer Engineering, General 19
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 33
Engineering, Other 0
Industrial Engineering 11
Mechanical Engineering 78
Ocean Engineering 26
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 53
Rhetoric and Composition 11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General 66
Human Development and Family Studies, General 140
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Chinese Language and Literature 10
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 4
Comparative Literature 0
French Language and Literature 14
German Language and Literature 17
Italian Language and Literature 6
Spanish Language and Literature 23
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 23
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 52
Dietetics/Dietitian 56
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 53
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 2
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design 28
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 230
History
History, General 48
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 4
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 26
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies 26
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management 6
Natural Resource Economics 22
Natural Resources Management and Policy 0
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management 0
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management 21
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 159
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 12
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 9
Forensic Chemistry 5
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other 12
Physics, General 5
Psychology
Psychology, General 175
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Policy Analysis, General 35
Social Sciences
Anthropology 18
Applied Economics 0
Criminology 0
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 28
Economics, General 37
Political Science and Government, General 63
Social Sciences, Other 58
Sociology 16
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 7
Cinematography and Film/Video Production 33
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 17
Fine/Studio Arts, General 27
Music Performance, General 0
Music Theory and Composition 0
Music, General 21

Have a college list that takes rowing into account?

Our college wizard can you help you find your likelihood at any rowing college - even if you're fairly new to the sport!

Summary

  • Top 35% in women's rowing in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 21% for international students in women's rowing

Team Information - Women

Division:
Division I
Conference:
Atlantic 10 Conference
Overall Retention:
73%
International Athletes:
20%
In-State Athletes:
14%
Scholarship/Tuition:
51%
Coxswains
Average Class Year:
Senior
Advisory Standard
Coxing Experience
Rowers
Advisory Standard
2K Ergometer Score

Meet Leanne

Director of Counseling

Leanne has guided countless families through the rowing recruiting and college admissions process since joining Sparks in 2010. A lightweight rower at the U.S. Naval Academy, former helicopter pilot and Division I rowing coach, Leanne will hold her M.Ed. in Higher Education from George Washington with a concentration in policy and finance by 2018 and also holds a graduate certificate in College Counseling from UCLA. She is a member of IECA, the Independent Educational Consultants Association.


Work With Us

Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
14,812
Tuition:
$28,405
Tuition Category:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
$18,391
Classroom Ratio:
17 to 1
Campus Setting:
Suburb: Large
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
63%
% Students on Campus:
44%
% Students from out of State:
46%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Frat Sorority
  • Other
  • Wellness Housing
  • International Student
Testing Required:
Yes
ACT Midpoint:
24
SAT Midpoint:
1070
Financial Aid:
Reasonable
Academics:
Moderate
Top 3 Majors:
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Psychology, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Animal Sciences, General 61
Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Business Services, Other 23
Plant Sciences, General 0
Architecture and Related Services
Landscape Architecture 15
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies 2
Women's Studies 8
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 109
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology 28
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography 38
Microbiology, General 0
Zoology/Animal Biology 0
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 103
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations 7
Business Administration and Management, General 81
Business/Commerce, General 7
Finance, General 62
International Business/Trade/Commerce 11
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 39
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 60
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Journalism 20
Public Relations/Image Management 60
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 164
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 37
Education
Elementary Education and Teaching 35
Music Teacher Education 1
Secondary Education and Teaching 32
Engineering
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 20
Chemical Engineering 25
Civil Engineering, General 32
Computer Engineering, General 19
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 33
Engineering, Other 0
Industrial Engineering 11
Mechanical Engineering 78
Ocean Engineering 26
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 53
Rhetoric and Composition 11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General 66
Human Development and Family Studies, General 140
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Chinese Language and Literature 10
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 4
Comparative Literature 0
French Language and Literature 14
German Language and Literature 17
Italian Language and Literature 6
Spanish Language and Literature 23
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 23
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 52
Dietetics/Dietitian 56
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 53
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 2
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design 28
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 230
History
History, General 48
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 4
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 26
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies 26
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management 6
Natural Resource Economics 22
Natural Resources Management and Policy 0
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management 0
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management 21
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 159
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 12
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 9
Forensic Chemistry 5
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other 12
Physics, General 5
Psychology
Psychology, General 175
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Policy Analysis, General 35
Social Sciences
Anthropology 18
Applied Economics 0
Criminology 0
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 28
Economics, General 37
Political Science and Government, General 63
Social Sciences, Other 58
Sociology 16
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 7
Cinematography and Film/Video Production 33
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 17
Fine/Studio Arts, General 27
Music Performance, General 0
Music Theory and Composition 0
Music, General 21

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