Recruiting Wizard

Summary

  • Top 41% for retention in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 6% for international retention in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 78% in women's volleyball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 22% tallest athletes in women's volleyball
  • Top 24% tallest setters in women's volleyball
  • Top 11% tallest middle hitters in women's volleyball
  • Top 33% for spending per athlete in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 4% for international students in women's volleyball
  • 57% in women's volleyball in Division I for ACT score
  • Top 41% in women's volleyball in Division I for SAT score

Team Information - Women

Division:
Division I
Conference:
The Summit League
Overall Retention:
86%
International Retention:
100%
International Athletes:
38%
Average Height:
5'10"
Scholarship/Tuition:
32%
Setters
Average Height:
5'10"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Middle Hitters
Average Height:
6'2"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Outside Hitters / Rights
Average Height:
5'11"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Defensive Specialists / Liberos
Average Height:
5'6"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore

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:
12,037
Tuition:
$20,308
Tuition Category:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
$14,654
Classroom Ratio:
18 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Midsize
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
54%
Transfer Out Rate:
29%
% Students on Campus:
36%
% Students from out of State:
57%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Other
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
  • Wellness Housing
  • International Student
Testing Required:
Yes
ACT Midpoint:
24
SAT Midpoint:
1143
Top 3 Majors:
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations 12
Agricultural Communication/Journalism 5
Agricultural Economics 61
Agricultural Mechanization, General 24
Agriculture, General 9
Animal Sciences, General 44
Crop Production 60
Equestrian/Equine Studies 4
Food Science 11
Food Science and Technology, Other 0
Horticultural Science 8
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management 0
Range Science and Management 4
Soil Science and Agronomy, General 5
Turf and Turfgrass Management 7
Architecture and Related Services
Architecture 42
Environmental Design/Architecture 11
Landscape Architecture 8
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Women's Studies 2
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 7
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 13
Biotechnology 16
Botany/Plant Biology 0
Microbiology, General 41
Zoology/Animal Biology 76
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 67
Accounting and Related Services, Other 0
Business Administration and Management, General 42
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 51
Business/Corporate Communications 9
Construction Management 39
Finance, General 52
Hospitality Administration/Management, General 17
Management Information Systems, General 17
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 51
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia 7
Health Communication 8
Journalism, Other 16
Mass Communication/Media Studies 1
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 46
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 48
Education
Agricultural Teacher Education 2
Biology Teacher Education 6
Chemistry Teacher Education 1
Earth Science Teacher Education 0
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 12
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education 4
French Language Teacher Education 0
Health Teacher Education 6
History Teacher Education 2
Mathematics Teacher Education 6
Music Teacher Education 0
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 10
Physics Teacher Education 0
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 1
Social Studies Teacher Education 8
Spanish Language Teacher Education 0
Speech Teacher Education 0
Engineering
Agricultural Engineering 18
Civil Engineering, General 86
Computer Engineering, General 14
Construction Engineering 5
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 89
Industrial Engineering 34
Manufacturing Engineering 8
Mechanical Engineering 95
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 17
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General 37
Human Development and Family Studies, General 123
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 0
French Language and Literature 1
Spanish Language and Literature 2
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 13
Dietetics/Dietitian 16
Pharmaceutical Sciences 150
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer 30
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 131
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 11
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant 23
History
History, General 17
Public/Applied History 6
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 62
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management 13
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 10
Statistics, General 7
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Global Studies 0
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 31
Natural Resources and Conservation
Natural Resources Management and Policy 26
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 37
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 26
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 4
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 12
Geology/Earth Science, General 15
Physics, General 5
Psychology
Psychology, General 81
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology 0
Social Sciences
Anthropology 7
Economics, General 10
Political Science and Government, General 18
Social Sciences, General 2
Sociology 16
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 12
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 9
Interior Design 12
Music, General 14

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