Boston College Women's Volleyball

Summary

  • Top 44% for retention in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 82% in women's volleyball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 9% tallest athletes in women's volleyball
  • Top 7% tallest setters in women's volleyball
  • Top 5% tallest outside hitters / rights in women's volleyball
  • Top 22% tallest defensive specialists / liberos in women's volleyball
  • Top 48% for spending per athlete in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 9% for international students in women's volleyball
  • Top 16% in women's volleyball for athlete graduation rate
  • Top 4% in women's volleyball in Division I for ACT score
  • Top 8% in women's volleyball in Division I for SAT score
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Team Information - Women

Division:
Division I
Conference:
Atlantic Coast Conference
Overall Retention:
86%
International Retention:
75%
International Athletes:
22%
Average Height:
5'11"
Scholarship/Tuition:
30%
Setters
Average Height:
5'11"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Middle Hitters
Average Height:
6'
Average Class Year:
Freshman
Outside Hitters / Rights
Average Height:
6'1"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Defensive Specialists / Liberos
Average Height:
5'7"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore

Meet Marcus

Director of Special Projects

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:
9,796
Tuition:
$65,620
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$26,284
Classroom Ratio:
14 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Small
Selectivity:
Most Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
92%
Transfer Out Rate:
6%
% Students on Campus:
85%
% Students from out of State:
75%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Other
  • Dorms Female
Testing Required:
Yes
ACT Midpoint:
32
SAT Midpoint:
1365
Financial Aid:
Excellent
Academics:
Strenuous
Top 3 Majors:
  • Economics, General
  • Finance, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization 0
Russian Studies 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 58
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 156
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 71
Accounting and Related Services, Other 0
Business Administration and Management, General 3
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 47
Finance, General 216
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 0
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other 0
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 96
Operations Management and Supervision 12
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 202
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 32
Information Science/Studies 21
Education
Education, Other 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 48
Mathematics Teacher Education 0
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 0
Secondary Education and Teaching 28
Spanish Language Teacher Education 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 119
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 2
French Language and Literature 1
German Language and Literature 2
Italian Language and Literature 1
Linguistics 5
Russian Language and Literature 0
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 0
Spanish Language and Literature 5
Health Professions and Related Programs
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 102
History
History, General 69
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 62
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Global Studies 61
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 0
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 21
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Islamic Studies 4
Philosophy 43
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 31
Geology/Earth Science, General 3
Geophysics and Seismology 0
Physics, General 15
Psychology
Applied Psychology 86
Psychology, General 161
Social Sciences
Economics, General 279
Political Science and Government, General 124
Social Sciences, Other 10
Sociology 69
Theology and Religious Vocations
Theology/Theological Studies 16
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 9
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 8
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 5
Fine/Studio Arts, General 7
Music, General 5

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