Missouri State University-Springfield Men's Volleyball

Summary

  • Top 21% in men's volleyball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 45% in men's volleyball in Division I for ACT score
  • Top 50% in men's volleyball in Division I for SAT score
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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:
18,980
Tuition:
$20,296
Tuition Category:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
$14,515
Classroom Ratio:
21 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Midsize
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
52%
% Students on Campus:
24%
% Students from out of State:
13%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Frat Sorority
  • Other
  • International Student
Testing Required:
Yes
ACT Midpoint:
24
SAT Midpoint:
1080
Financial Aid:
Moderate
Academics:
Moderate
Top 3 Majors:
  • Accounting
  • Psychology, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations 27
Agriculture, General 21
Agronomy and Crop Science 20
Animal Sciences, General 23
Horticultural Science 15
Architecture and Related Services
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 3
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 98
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology 63
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 163
Business Administration and Management, General 135
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 60
Business/Commerce, General 63
Construction Management 23
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 11
Finance, General 98
Hospitality Administration/Management, General 91
Insurance 16
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 40
Management Information Systems, General 46
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 121
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Journalism 20
Mass Communication/Media Studies 52
Organizational Communication, General 33
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 54
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 35
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other 28
Education
Agricultural Teacher Education 3
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 31
Elementary Education and Teaching 162
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 21
Latin Teacher Education 1
Music Teacher Education 34
Secondary Education and Teaching 140
Spanish Language Teacher Education 2
Special Education and Teaching, General 35
Engineering
Pre-Engineering 0
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Engineering/Industrial Management 22
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other 2
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 36
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 29
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General 30
Facilities Planning and Management 8
Housing and Human Environments, General 19
Human Development and Family Studies, General 43
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 1
French Language and Literature 1
German Language and Literature 1
Latin Language and Literature 2
Spanish Language and Literature 14
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 20
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 40
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 5
Dietetics/Dietitian 31
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 17
Pre-Pharmacy Studies 0
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer 18
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 69
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 5
History
History, General 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 0
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 16
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Ancient Studies/Civilization 1
Gerontology 11
International/Global Studies 14
Natural Resources and Conservation
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management 13
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 84
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 37
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 9
Religion/Religious Studies 18
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 24
Geology/Earth Science, General 29
Physics, General 11
Psychology
Psychology, General 162
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 38
Social Sciences
Anthropology 22
Criminology 110
Economics, General 23
Geography 19
Political Science and Government, General 19
Sociology 15
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 4
Art/Art Studies, General 37
Dance, General 1
Design and Visual Communications, General 31
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 21
Intermedia/Multimedia 18
Music Performance, General 16
Music, General 4
Visual and Performing Arts, General 10

Missouri State University-Springfield Women's Volleyball

Summary

  • Top 38% for retention in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 64% in women's volleyball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 18% tallest outside hitters / rights in women's volleyball
  • Top 25% tallest defensive specialists / liberos in women's volleyball
  • Top 48% for spending per athlete in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 20% in women's volleyball for athlete graduation rate
  • 51% in women's volleyball in Division I for ACT score
  • 58% in women's volleyball in Division I for SAT score
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Team Information - Women

Division:
Division I
Conference:
Missouri Valley Conference
Overall Retention:
87%
In-State Athletes:
55%
Average Height:
5'10"
Scholarship/Tuition:
37%
Setters
Average Height:
5'9"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Middle Hitters
Average Height:
6'1"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Outside Hitters / Rights
Average Height:
6'
Average Class Year:
Junior
Defensive Specialists / Liberos
Average Height:
5'7"
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.


Work With Us

Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
18,980
Tuition:
$20,296
Tuition Category:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
$14,515
Classroom Ratio:
21 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Midsize
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
52%
% Students on Campus:
24%
% Students from out of State:
13%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Frat Sorority
  • Other
  • International Student
Testing Required:
Yes
ACT Midpoint:
24
SAT Midpoint:
1080
Financial Aid:
Moderate
Academics:
Moderate
Top 3 Majors:
  • Accounting
  • Psychology, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations 27
Agriculture, General 21
Agronomy and Crop Science 20
Animal Sciences, General 23
Horticultural Science 15
Architecture and Related Services
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 3
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 98
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology 63
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 163
Business Administration and Management, General 135
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 60
Business/Commerce, General 63
Construction Management 23
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 11
Finance, General 98
Hospitality Administration/Management, General 91
Insurance 16
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 40
Management Information Systems, General 46
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 121
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Journalism 20
Mass Communication/Media Studies 52
Organizational Communication, General 33
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 54
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 35
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other 28
Education
Agricultural Teacher Education 3
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 31
Elementary Education and Teaching 162
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 21
Latin Teacher Education 1
Music Teacher Education 34
Secondary Education and Teaching 140
Spanish Language Teacher Education 2
Special Education and Teaching, General 35
Engineering
Pre-Engineering 0
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Engineering/Industrial Management 22
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other 2
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 36
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 29
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General 30
Facilities Planning and Management 8
Housing and Human Environments, General 19
Human Development and Family Studies, General 43
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 1
French Language and Literature 1
German Language and Literature 1
Latin Language and Literature 2
Spanish Language and Literature 14
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 20
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 40
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 5
Dietetics/Dietitian 31
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 17
Pre-Pharmacy Studies 0
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer 18
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 69
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 5
History
History, General 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 0
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 16
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Ancient Studies/Civilization 1
Gerontology 11
International/Global Studies 14
Natural Resources and Conservation
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management 13
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 84
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 37
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 9
Religion/Religious Studies 18
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 24
Geology/Earth Science, General 29
Physics, General 11
Psychology
Psychology, General 162
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 38
Social Sciences
Anthropology 22
Criminology 110
Economics, General 23
Geography 19
Political Science and Government, General 19
Sociology 15
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 4
Art/Art Studies, General 37
Dance, General 1
Design and Visual Communications, General 31
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 21
Intermedia/Multimedia 18
Music Performance, General 16
Music, General 4
Visual and Performing Arts, General 10

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