Summary

  • Top 3% for retention in women's volleyball
  • Top 24% in women's volleyball in Division II for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 13% tallest athletes in women's volleyball in Division II
  • Top 23% tallest setters in women's volleyball in Division II
  • Top 13% tallest middle hitters in women's volleyball in Division II
  • Top 15% tallest outside hitters / rights in women's volleyball in Division II
  • Top 23% tallest defensive specialists / liberos in women's volleyball
  • Top 13% for spending per athlete in women's volleyball in Division II
  • Top 47% in women's volleyball in Division II for ACT score

Team Information - Women

Division:
Division II
Conference:
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Overall Retention:
100%
In-State Athletes:
73%
Average Height:
5'10"
Scholarship/Tuition:
26%
Setters
Average Height:
5'9"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Middle Hitters
Average Height:
6'1"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Outside Hitters / Rights
Average Height:
5'11"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Defensive Specialists / Liberos
Average Height:
5'7"
Average Class Year:
Senior

Meet Leigh

Counseling Associate

Leigh holds a B.A. in International Relations from Brown University and an M.Ed. from Stanford University. She is a former NCAA Division I and US National Team coxswain who has coached rowing Harvard-Radcliffe and at the high school level. Together, these coaching experiences help her better prepare her clients to make the jump from high school sports to college athletics. She has been a college counselor with Sparks since 2016.


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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
13,348
Tuition:
$22,438
Tuition Category:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
$12,813
Classroom Ratio:
16 to 1
Campus Setting:
Town: Distant
Selectivity:
Less Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
41%
Transfer Out Rate:
31%
% Students on Campus:
26%
% Students from out of State:
6%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Other
  • Wellness Housing
  • International Student
Testing Required:
Yes
ACT Midpoint:
22
Top 3 Majors:
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Business Administration and Management, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Ornamental Horticulture 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 3
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 80
Biotechnology 6
Environmental Biology 6
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 24
Accounting and Finance 7
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping 21
Actuarial Science 0
Business Administration and Management, General 213
Business Statistics 0
Business/Commerce, General 0
Construction Management 38
Finance, General 8
Hospitality Administration/Management, General 16
Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Operations 46
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management 11
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 8
Insurance 1
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 37
Operations Management and Supervision 44
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 42
Graphic Communications, General 0
Printing Management 14
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician 21
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Advertising 13
Public Relations/Image Management 8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 1
Sports Communication 0
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 4
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance 22
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 19
Information Technology 30
Education
Art Teacher Education 6
Biology Teacher Education 4
Business Teacher Education 0
Chemistry Teacher Education 0
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History Teacher Education 4
Mathematics Teacher Education 3
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Social Science Teacher Education 0
Social Studies Teacher Education 14
Technical Teacher Education 7
Engineering
Engineering, General 0
Manufacturing Engineering 22
Surveying Engineering 9
Systems Engineering 3
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician 14
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician 43
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician 0
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician 0
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician 0
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 18
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician 44
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician 0
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other 59
Industrial Technology/Technician 7
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician 57
Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician 20
Quality Control Technology/Technician 4
Surveying Technology/Surveying 0
Telecommunications Technology/Technician 6
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other 0
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 4
Rhetoric and Composition 8
Writing, General 4
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management 27
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 31
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician 0
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 13
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 0
Dietetics/Dietitian 0
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator 27
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 0
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 40
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 97
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other 7
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist 0
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist 32
Pre-Pharmacy Studies 0
Public Health, General 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 227
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 0
History
History, General 7
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 59
Criminal Justice/Police Science 299
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 0
Pre-Law Studies 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 57
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 0
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General 16
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 0
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician 23
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician 0
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences 0
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General 4
Personal and Culinary Services
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General 0
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager 0
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 5
Precision Production
Tool and Die Technology/Technician 0
Welding Technology/Welder 0
Psychology
Psychology, General 40
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration 0
Social Work 47
Science Technologies/Technicians
Chemical Technology/Technician 0
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General 7
Sociology 2
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 4
Design and Applied Arts, Other 3
Design and Visual Communications, General 1
Drawing 4
Fashion/Apparel Design 2
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other 0
Fine/Studio Arts, General 0
Graphic Design 51
Illustration 40
Industrial and Product Design 13
Interior Design 18
Metal and Jewelry Arts 3
Music Management 40
Painting 8
Photography 12
Printmaking 3
Sculpture 9

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