Recruiting Wizard


  • Top 25% for retention in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 24% tallest middle hitters in women's volleyball
  • Top 75% for spending per athlete in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 27% for international students in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 24% in women's volleyball in Division III for ACT score
  • Top 23% in women's volleyball in Division III for SAT score

Team Information - Women

Division III
College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin
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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:
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
Classroom Ratio:
12 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Small
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
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Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Wellness Housing
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Top 3 Majors:
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Psychology, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African Studies 0
Asian Studies/Civilization 4
Women's Studies 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 10
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 120
Neuroscience 9
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 19
Business Administration and Management, General 78
Finance, General 0
International Business/Trade/Commerce 7
Management Information Systems, General 0
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 0
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 2
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 23
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 15
Art Teacher Education 0
Biology Teacher Education 3
Chemistry Teacher Education 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 17
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 4
French Language Teacher Education 0
Geography Teacher Education 0
German Language Teacher Education 0
History Teacher Education 3
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 0
Latin Teacher Education 0
Mathematics Teacher Education 7
Music Teacher Education 2
Physics Teacher Education 0
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 0
Spanish Language Teacher Education 0
Speech Teacher Education 0
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics 6
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing 6
English Language and Literature, General 18
Writing, General 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature 0
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 1
French Language and Literature 1
German Language and Literature 1
Latin Language and Literature 0
Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 0
Spanish Language and Literature 5
Health Professions and Related Programs
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 34
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies 10
Public Health, General 0
History, General 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 0
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General 5
Mathematics, General 6
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies 9
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 4
Religion/Religious Studies 6
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 6
Geology/Earth Science, General 11
Physics, General 2
Psychology, General 36
Social Sciences
Anthropology 7
Economics, General 3
Geography 9
Political Science and Government, General 18
Social Sciences, Other 0
Sociology 13
Sociology and Anthropology 0
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 2
Art/Art Studies, General 8
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 2
Graphic Design 14
Jazz/Jazz Studies 0
Keyboard Instruments 0
Music Performance, General 0
Music Theory and Composition 0
Music, General 4
Voice and Opera 0

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