Academy of Art University Women's Volleyball

Summary

  • Top 40% for retention in women's volleyball in Division II
  • Top 46% for international retention in women's volleyball in Division II
  • Top 27% in women's volleyball in Division II for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 44% tallest middle hitters in women's volleyball in Division II
  • Top 16% tallest defensive specialists / liberos in women's volleyball
  • Top 43% for spending per athlete in women's volleyball in Division II
  • Top 10% for international students in women's volleyball
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Team Information - Women

Division:
Division II
Conference:
Pacific West Conference
Overall Retention:
83%
International Retention:
83%
International Athletes:
21%
In-State Athletes:
57%
Average Height:
5'9"
Scholarship/Tuition:
25%
Setters
Average Height:
5'5"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Middle Hitters
Average Height:
6'
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Outside Hitters / Rights
Average Height:
5'10"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Defensive Specialists / Liberos
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.


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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
9,117
Tuition:
$40,204
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$28,873
Classroom Ratio:
15 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Large
Selectivity:
Less Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
37%
Transfer Out Rate:
20%
% Students on Campus:
15%
% Students from out of State:
40%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
Testing Required:
No
Top 3 Majors:
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Architecture and Related Services
Architecture 15
Landscape Architecture 0
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 158
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Advertising 47
Communication and Media Studies, Other 33
Journalism 5
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Programming, Specific Applications 0
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design 64
Education
Art Teacher Education 10
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Fashion and Fabric Consultant 5
Visual and Performing Arts
Acting 17
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 3
Cinematography and Film/Video Production 119
Commercial and Advertising Art 0
Costume Design 0
Digital Arts 13
Fashion/Apparel Design 183
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other 42
Game and Interactive Media Design 67
Graphic Design 73
Illustration 116
Industrial and Product Design 50
Interior Design 81
Metal and Jewelry Arts 6
Music, Other 22
Photography 87
Playwriting and Screenwriting 1

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