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  • Top 19% for retention in women's rowing
  • Top 50% in women's rowing in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 13% tallest athletes in women's rowing
  • Top 4% tallest coxswains in women's rowing
  • Top 4% for spending per athlete in women's rowing in Division I
  • Top 6% for international students in women's rowing
  • Top 22% in women's rowing in Division I for ACT score
  • Top 18% in women's rowing in Division I for SAT score

Team Information - Women

Division I
Pac-12 Conference
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2K Ergometer Score

Meet Nate

Counseling Associate

Nate holds a B.A. from Stanford University and has worked with Sparks since 2015. Prior to his time at Sparks, Nate spent seven years in at Stanford coaching and recruiting for the women's rowing program. During that time, he also represented the US, rowing on the Under 23 National Team. Nate’s extensive knowledge of the rowing recruiting process enables him to better advise parents and students at every step.

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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
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On Campus
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Classroom Ratio:
9 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Large
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
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Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Cooperative
  • Frat Sorority
  • Other
  • Wellness Housing
  • International Student
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Top 3 Majors:
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Accounting
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Architecture and Related Services
Architecture 117
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 104
Real Estate Development 0
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies 1
American/United States Studies/Civilization 6
Asian-American Studies 0
East Asian Studies 8
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 5
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies 1
Near and Middle Eastern Studies 4
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 27
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 173
Biophysics 0
Neurobiology and Neurosciences, Other 2
Neuroscience 119
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 262
Business Administration and Management, General 985
International Business/Trade/Commerce 0
Real Estate 9
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Broadcast Journalism 37
Journalism 24
Public Relations/Image Management 80
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 338
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 87
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation 25
Education, General 1
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering 39
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 71
Chemical Engineering 66
Civil Engineering, General 22
Civil Engineering, Other 7
Computer Engineering, General 29
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 76
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 3
Industrial Engineering 68
Mechanical Engineering 83
Structural Engineering 13
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing 42
English Language and Literature, General 26
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 4
Comparative Literature 6
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 19
French Language and Literature 4
German Language and Literature 0
Italian Language and Literature 1
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other 1
Linguistics 6
Russian Language and Literature 1
Spanish Language and Literature 13
Health Professions and Related Programs
Behavioral Aspects of Health 93
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 37
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 0
International Public Health/International Health 25
Occupational Therapy/Therapist 11
History, General 37
History, Other 0
Mathematics and Statistics
Computational and Applied Mathematics 27
Financial Mathematics 31
Mathematics, General 8
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Cognitive Science 23
Gerontology 11
Human Biology 139
International/Global Studies 0
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 36
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 31
Environmental Studies 13
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 18
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Ethics 1
Jewish/Judaic Studies 0
Philosophy 17
Philosophy, Other 35
Religion/Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences
Astronomy 1
Chemistry, General 9
Geology/Earth Science, General 13
Physical Sciences 1
Physics, General 13
Psychology, General 200
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Policy Analysis, General 17
Social Sciences
Anthropology 10
Archeology 7
Economics, General 198
Geography 0
International Relations and Affairs 221
Political Economy 11
Political Science and Government, General 125
Social Sciences, General 36
Sociology 67
Visual and Performing Arts
Acting 15
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 12
Art/Art Studies, General 65
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other 0
Brass Instruments 1
Cinematography and Film/Video Production 97
Dance, General 0
Digital Arts 20
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 91
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other 1
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 103
Fine/Studio Arts, General 12
Game and Interactive Media Design 26
Jazz/Jazz Studies 11
Keyboard Instruments 4
Music Management 52
Music Performance, General 27
Music Theory and Composition 11
Music, General 23
Music, Other 0
Percussion Instruments 1
Playwriting and Screenwriting 22
Stringed Instruments 12
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology 6
Visual and Performing Arts, General 3
Voice and Opera 9
Woodwind Instruments 4

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