Summary

  • Top 88% in women's volleyball in Division II for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 20% tallest athletes in women's volleyball
  • Top 46% tallest middle hitters in women's volleyball in Division II
  • Top 30% tallest outside hitters / rights in women's volleyball in Division II
  • Top 31% for spending per athlete in women's volleyball in Division II
  • Top 8% in women's volleyball for athlete graduation rate
  • Top 26% in women's volleyball in Division II for ACT score
  • Top 43% in women's volleyball in Division II for SAT score

Team Information - Women

Division:
Division II
Conference:
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference
Overall Retention:
64%
In-State Athletes:
50%
Average Height:
5'10"
Scholarship/Tuition:
10%
Setters
Average Height:
5'7"
Average Class Year:
Freshman
Middle Hitters
Average Height:
6'
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Outside Hitters / Rights
Average Height:
5'11"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Defensive Specialists / Liberos
Average Height:
5'4"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore

Meet Hilary

Counseling Associate

Hilary Gehman spent 15 years coaching at the collegiate level, working first in a club program, then assistant coach for two separate DI programs, before seven years as the Staley head coach of women’s rowing at Cornell University. She has been a college counselor with Sparks since 2015. An accomplished athlete, Hilary is also a two-time Olympian and six-time National Team member.


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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
5,243
Tuition:
$19,946
Tuition Category:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
$14,305
Classroom Ratio:
18 to 1
Campus Setting:
Suburb: Midsize
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
43%
Transfer Out Rate:
38%
% Students on Campus:
25%
% Students from out of State:
33%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
Testing Required:
Yes
ACT Midpoint:
23
SAT Midpoint:
1008
Top 3 Majors:
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
East Asian Studies 1
Ethnic Studies 0
Women's Studies 4
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 13
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 61
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 35
Business Administration and Management, General 77
Construction Management 28
Finance, General 13
International Business/Trade/Commerce 1
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 0
Operations Management and Supervision 33
Project Management 1
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Graphic Communications, General 0
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Advertising 9
Broadcast Journalism 6
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia 3
Journalism 0
Mass Communication/Media Studies 24
Photojournalism 3
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 6
Public Relations/Image Management 7
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 19
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 12
Information Science/Studies 17
Education
Art Teacher Education 1
Biology Teacher Education 3
Chemistry Teacher Education 0
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 23
Earth Science Teacher Education 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 91
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 12
Health Teacher Education 10
Mathematics Teacher Education 7
Music Teacher Education 4
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 4
Physics Teacher Education 0
Social Studies Teacher Education 14
Spanish Language Teacher Education 4
Special Education and Teaching, General 13
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 3
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Industrial Technology/Technician 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature 5
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 8
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 57
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 0
Community Health and Preventive Medicine 6
Health Services Administration 0
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 22
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 72
History
History, General 5
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 59
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 17
Legal Studies, General 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 0
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 8
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Gerontology 6
International/Global Studies 9
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General 11
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 15
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies 7
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 2
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 56
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 1
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 3
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other 5
Geology/Earth Science, General 0
Physics, General 6
Psychology
Psychology, General 38
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 69
Social Sciences
Anthropology 10
Economics, General 7
Political Science and Government, General 6
Sociology 10
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 51
Commercial and Advertising Art 25
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 8
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 22
Graphic Design 9
Music Management 12
Music Performance, General 2
Music Theory and Composition 0
Music, General 2

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