Summary

  • Top 45% in women's volleyball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 36% tallest setters in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 26% tallest middle hitters in women's volleyball in Division I
  • 75% in women's volleyball in Division I for ACT score
  • 66% in women's volleyball in Division I for SAT score

Team Information - Women

Division:
Division I
Conference:
Am. Midwest
Overall Retention:
42%
In-State Athletes:
87%
Average Height:
5'8"
Scholarship/Tuition:
19%
Setters
Average Height:
5'8"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Middle Hitters
Average Height:
6'
Average Class Year:
Freshman
Outside Hitters / Rights
Average Height:
5'8"
Average Class Year:
Freshman
Defensive Specialists / Liberos
Average Height:
5'5"
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:
881
Tuition:
$25,504
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$15,602
Classroom Ratio:
11 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Small
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
28%
Transfer Out Rate:
18%
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
21
SAT Midpoint:
945
Top 3 Majors:
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Psychology, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 1
Business Administration and Management, General 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 7
Management Information Systems, General 5
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 1
Organizational Behavior Studies 21
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Journalism 1
Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 1
Social Studies Teacher Education 2
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 5
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 9
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 0
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences, Other 0
Psychology
Psychology, General 16
Psychology, Other 10
Theology and Religious Vocations
Bible/Biblical Studies 28
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology 2
Religious/Sacred Music 0
Visual and Performing Arts
Music, General 0

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