American University Women's Volleyball

Summary

  • Top 85% in women's volleyball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 3% tallest athletes in women's volleyball
  • Top 3% tallest setters in women's volleyball
  • Top 1% tallest middle hitters in women's volleyball
  • Top 14% tallest outside hitters / rights in women's volleyball
  • Top 2% tallest defensive specialists / liberos in women's volleyball
  • Top 63% for spending per athlete in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 7% for international students in women's volleyball
  • Top 21% in women's volleyball in Division I for ACT score
  • Top 17% in women's volleyball in Division I for SAT score
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Team Information - Women

Division:
Division I
Conference:
Patriot League
Overall Retention:
74%
International Retention:
33%
International Athletes:
27%
Average Height:
6'
Scholarship/Tuition:
29%
Setters
Average Height:
6'
Average Class Year:
Junior
Middle Hitters
Average Height:
6'4"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Outside Hitters / Rights
Average Height:
6'
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Defensive Specialists / Liberos
Average Height:
5'9"
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:
7,909
Tuition:
$60,586
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$34,812
Classroom Ratio:
12 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Large
Selectivity:
More Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
81%
% Students from out of State:
81%
Housing Options:
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Other
Testing Required:
Yes
ACT Midpoint:
28
SAT Midpoint:
1245
Financial Aid:
Reasonable
Academics:
Intense
Top 3 Majors:
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization 3
Asian Studies/Civilization 1
French Studies 4
German Studies 2
Latin American Studies 9
Near and Middle Eastern Studies 1
Russian Studies 4
Women's Studies 9
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 5
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 24
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 41
Business Administration and Management, General 208
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 11
Finance, General 17
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Recording Arts Technology/Technician 16
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Journalism 47
Mass Communication/Media Studies 136
Public Relations/Image Management 6
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 14
Education
Elementary Education and Teaching 13
Secondary Education and Teaching 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
General Literature 23
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Arabic Language and Literature 1
Spanish Language and Literature 4
Health Professions and Related Programs
Public Health Education and Promotion 12
Public Health, General 53
History
History, General 29
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 39
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Studies, General 26
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 4
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General 0
Mathematics, General 13
Statistics, General 7
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 62
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 7
Environmental Studies 7
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies 0
Philosophy 8
Religion/Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 5
Physics, General 6
Psychology
Psychology, General 56
Social Sciences
Anthropology 16
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 9
Economics, General 73
International Relations and Affairs 420
Political Science and Government, General 138
Sociology 17
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 9
Cinematography and Film/Video Production 0
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 5
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 44
Fine/Studio Arts, General 4
Graphic Design 11
Intermedia/Multimedia 0
Music, General 6
Musical Theatre 10

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