Summary

  • Top 45% for retention in men's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 21% tallest athletes in men's volleyball
  • Top 11% tallest setters in men's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 11% tallest middle hitters in men's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 20% tallest outside hitters / rights in men's volleyball
  • Top 20% tallest defensive specialists / liberos in men's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 17% for spending per athlete in men's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 41% for international students in men's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 34% in men's volleyball in Division III for ACT score
  • Top 38% in men's volleyball in Division III for SAT score

Team Information - Men

Division:
Division III
Conference:
Midwest Collegiate Volleyball League
Overall Retention:
78%
In-State Athletes:
11%
Average Height:
6'4"
Setters
Average Height:
6'2"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Middle Hitters
Average Height:
6'6"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Outside Hitters / Rights
Average Height:
6'4"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Defensive Specialists / Liberos
Average Height:
5'11"
Average Class Year:
Junior

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Founder & CEO

“There isn’t a universal school or team culture that catalyzes athletic, personal or intellectual development,” says Sparks, “That said, every school and team has a culture. The question is whether it’s going to meet the student-athlete and encourage their specific potential.”


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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
2,887
Tuition:
$52,535
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$27,431
Classroom Ratio:
12 to 1
Campus Setting:
Suburb: Midsize
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
59%
% Students on Campus:
68%
% Students from out of State:
72%
Housing Options:
  • Dorms Coed
  • Dorms Female
Testing Required:
Yes
ACT Midpoint:
24
SAT Midpoint:
1080
Financial Aid:
Reasonable
Academics:
Moderate
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Marketing Research
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Asian Studies/Civilization 1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 28
Neuroscience 14
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 20
Business Administration and Management, General 52
Finance, General 10
Management Information Systems, General 0
Marketing Research 32
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 9
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 24
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 13
Education
Elementary Education and Teaching 32
Special Education and Teaching, Other 18
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 25
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Chinese Language and Literature 2
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 6
French Language and Literature 3
German Language and Literature 2
Japanese Language and Literature 3
Spanish Language and Literature 6
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 8
History
History, General 17
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 31
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 0
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 18
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 10
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 29
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 1
Religion/Religious Studies 8
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 7
Physics, Other 8
Psychology
Psychology, General 23
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 18
Social Sciences
Economics, Other 4
Geography 6
International Economics 8
Political Science and Government, General 10
Social Sciences, General 7
Sociology 6
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 2
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 11
Fine/Studio Arts, General 4
Graphic Design 18
Music, General 20
Voice and Opera 5

Summary

  • Top 25% tallest athletes in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 27% tallest setters in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 50% tallest middle hitters in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 28% tallest outside hitters / rights in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 25% tallest defensive specialists / liberos in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 22% for spending per athlete in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 43% in women's volleyball in Division III for ACT score
  • Top 45% in women's volleyball in Division III for SAT score

Team Information - Women

Division:
Division III
Conference:
College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin
Overall Retention:
72%
In-State Athletes:
32%
Average Height:
5'9"
Setters
Average Height:
5'8"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Middle Hitters
Average Height:
5'11"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Outside Hitters / Rights
Average Height:
5'10"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Defensive Specialists / Liberos
Average Height:
5'6"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore

Meet Ryan

Founder & CEO

“There isn’t a universal school or team culture that catalyzes athletic, personal or intellectual development,” says Sparks, “That said, every school and team has a culture. The question is whether it’s going to meet the student-athlete and encourage their specific potential.”


Work With Us

Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
2,887
Tuition:
$52,535
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$27,431
Classroom Ratio:
12 to 1
Campus Setting:
Suburb: Midsize
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
59%
% Students on Campus:
68%
% Students from out of State:
72%
Housing Options:
  • Dorms Coed
  • Dorms Female
Testing Required:
Yes
ACT Midpoint:
24
SAT Midpoint:
1080
Financial Aid:
Reasonable
Academics:
Moderate
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Marketing Research
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Asian Studies/Civilization 1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 28
Neuroscience 14
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 20
Business Administration and Management, General 52
Finance, General 10
Management Information Systems, General 0
Marketing Research 32
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 9
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 24
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 13
Education
Elementary Education and Teaching 32
Special Education and Teaching, Other 18
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 25
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Chinese Language and Literature 2
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 6
French Language and Literature 3
German Language and Literature 2
Japanese Language and Literature 3
Spanish Language and Literature 6
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 8
History
History, General 17
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 31
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 0
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 18
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 10
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 29
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 1
Religion/Religious Studies 8
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 7
Physics, Other 8
Psychology
Psychology, General 23
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 18
Social Sciences
Economics, Other 4
Geography 6
International Economics 8
Political Science and Government, General 10
Social Sciences, General 7
Sociology 6
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 2
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 11
Fine/Studio Arts, General 4
Graphic Design 18
Music, General 20
Voice and Opera 5

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