Summary

  • Top 61% in women's volleyball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 35% tallest outside hitters / rights in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 17% for spending per athlete in women's volleyball in Division I
  • 65% in women's volleyball in Division I for SAT score

Team Information - Women

Division:
Division I
Conference:
RSC
Overall Retention:
67%
In-State Athletes:
78%
Average Height:
5'8"
Scholarship/Tuition:
13%
Setters
Average Height:
5'6"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Middle Hitters
Average Height:
5'10"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Outside Hitters / Rights
Average Height:
5'10"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Defensive Specialists / Liberos
Average Height:
5'4"
Average Class Year:
Junior

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:
1,399
Tuition:
$40,506
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$18,817
Classroom Ratio:
11 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Large
Selectivity:
Less Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
50%
% Students on Campus:
31%
% Students from out of State:
5%
Housing Options:
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
20
SAT Midpoint:
946
Top 3 Majors:
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Psychology, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 29
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 11
Auditing 10
Business Administration and Management, General 17
Human Resources Management and Services, Other 8
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General 0
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 5
Mass Communication/Media Studies 1
Education
Art Teacher Education 2
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 25
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 1
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing 0
English Language and Literature, General 6
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 0
Health Professions and Related Programs
Art Therapy/Therapist 7
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 17
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 79
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 0
History
History, General 4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 6
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 0
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 5
Psychology
Psychology, General 27
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 18
Social Sciences
Criminology 1
Political Science and Government, General 3
Sociology 7
Theology and Religious Vocations
Theology/Theological Studies 0
Visual and Performing Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General 6

What Sparks is About