Summary

  • Top 22% for retention in women's volleyball
  • Top 32% tallest athletes in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 36% tallest outside hitters / rights in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 31% tallest defensive specialists / liberos in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 70% for spending per athlete in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 29% for international students in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 14% in women's volleyball in Division III for ACT score
  • Top 12% in women's volleyball in Division III for SAT score

Team Information - Women

Division:
Division III
Conference:
Centennial Conference
Overall Retention:
88%
In-State Athletes:
22%
Average Height:
5'9"
Setters
Average Height:
5'6"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Middle Hitters
Average Height:
5'11"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Outside Hitters / Rights
Average Height:
5'10"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Defensive Specialists / Liberos
Average Height:
5'6"
Average Class Year:
Junior

Meet Christopher

Counseling Associate

Chris Deyoung has worked at Sparks since 2013. He holds a B.A. from Rutgers and an M.Ed. from the University of Michigan. He has served as a high school head coach and on the collegiate level at Rutgers and Michigan. His program at Rutgers went to club status while Chris worked as the recruiting coordinator there, and he brings an understanding of the collegiate athletic club experience to Sparks.


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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
2,447
Tuition:
$62,370
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$31,726
Classroom Ratio:
10 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Small
Selectivity:
More Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
83%
Transfer Out Rate:
15%
% Students on Campus:
94%
% Students from out of State:
74%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Frat Sorority
  • Other
  • Dorms Female
  • Wellness Housing
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
28
SAT Midpoint:
1285
Financial Aid:
Excellent
Academics:
Most Strenuous
Top 3 Majors:
  • Economics, General
  • Exercise Physiology
  • English Language and Literature, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies 1
Chinese Studies 3
Italian Studies 0
Japanese Studies 3
Latin American Studies 2
Women's Studies 4
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 8
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 26
Exercise Physiology 55
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General 50
Education
Music Teacher Education 3
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 51
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 1
French Language and Literature 4
German Language and Literature 2
Spanish Language and Literature 10
History
History, General 42
Mathematics and Statistics
Computational Mathematics 9
Mathematics, General 13
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Global Studies 12
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 10
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies 32
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 0
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 18
Religion/Religious Studies 7
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 8
Physics, General 12
Psychology
Psychology, General 51
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Policy Analysis, General 0
Social Sciences
Anthropology 9
Economics, General 63
International Relations and Affairs 0
Political Science and Government, General 46
Social Sciences, Other 0
Sociology 32
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 6
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 3
Fine/Studio Arts, General 6
Music Performance, General 2
Music, General 9

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