• Top 22% in women's softball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 6% for spending per athlete in women's softball in Division I
  • Top 14% in women's softball for athlete graduation rate
  • Top 36% in women's softball in Division I for ACT score
  • Top 33% in women's softball in Division I for SAT score

Meet Marcus

Director of Coxing

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

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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
Tuition Category:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
Classroom Ratio:
21 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Large
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
Transfer Out Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Cooperative
  • Frat Sorority
  • Dorms Female
  • International Student
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Financial Aid:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Agricultural and Food Products Processing 0
Agricultural Business and Management, General 40
Agricultural Communication/Journalism 5
Agricultural Economics 47
Agricultural Mechanization, General 23
Agriculture, General 11
Agronomy and Crop Science 40
Animal Sciences, General 64
Food Science 17
Horticultural Science 16
Landscaping and Groundskeeping 26
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management 0
Range Science and Management 6
Soil Science and Agronomy, General 2
Turf and Turfgrass Management 13
Architecture and Related Services
Architecture 33
Interior Architecture 23
Landscape Architecture 9
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 1
Latin American Studies 1
Western European Studies 0
Women's Studies 5
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 64
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 120
Botany/Plant Biology 3
Entomology 4
Microbiology, General 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 99
Actuarial Science 51
Banking and Financial Support Services 13
Business Administration and Management, General 265
Business/Managerial Economics 25
Finance, General 133
Hospitality Administration/Management, General 53
Insurance 5
International Business/Trade/Commerce 25
Investments and Securities 11
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 0
Management Science 0
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 102
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Advertising 0
Broadcast Journalism 46
Journalism, Other 38
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 115
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 53
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 38
Agricultural Teacher Education 23
Art Teacher Education 10
Business Teacher Education 19
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 94
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 17
Foreign Language Teacher Education 0
French Language Teacher Education 0
German Language Teacher Education 0
Health Teacher Education 0
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 0
Mathematics Teacher Education 20
Music Teacher Education 22
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 0
Physics Teacher Education 0
Reading Teacher Education 0
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 16
Social Science Teacher Education 26
Spanish Language Teacher Education 5
Special Education and Teaching, Other 40
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other 2
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 20
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 0
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education 0
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education 0
Agricultural Engineering 8
Architectural Engineering 36
Biological/Biosystems Engineering 30
Chemical Engineering 29
Civil Engineering, General 90
Computer Engineering, General 34
Construction Engineering 10
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 57
Engineering, General 1
Engineering, Other 0
Industrial Engineering 16
Mechanical Engineering 78
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician 0
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician 56
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other 0
Industrial Technology/Technician 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 81
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management 20
Apparel and Textiles, General 17
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management 6
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, Other 114
Family Resource Management Studies, General 0
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General 153
Housing and Human Environments, General 0
Human Development and Family Studies, General 26
Textile Science 0
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature 0
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 0
French Language and Literature 7
German Language and Literature 8
Latin Language and Literature 0
Russian Language and Literature 4
Spanish Language and Literature 36
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 17
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling 0
Pre-Dentistry Studies 0
Pre-Pharmacy Studies 0
Pre-Veterinary Studies 10
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 64
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant 0
History, General 55
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician 0
Forensic Science and Technology 30
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 1
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 28
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Ancient Studies/Civilization 4
International/Global Studies 18
Medieval and Renaissance Studies 0
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies 26
Natural Resources Management and Policy 1
Natural Resources/Conservation, General 46
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 0
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 9
Physical Sciences
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General 9
Chemistry, General 14
Geology/Earth Science, General 10
Physics, General 4
Psychology, General 208
Social Sciences
Anthropology 30
Economics, General 10
Geography 11
International Relations and Affairs 6
Political Science and Government, General 53
Sociology 37
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 9
Dance, General 4
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 27
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 11
Fine/Studio Arts, General 59
Music, General 28

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