Summary

  • Top 21% for retention in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 43% in women's volleyball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 21% tallest athletes in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 27% tallest setters in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 22% tallest middle hitters in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 29% tallest outside hitters / rights in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 5% for spending per athlete in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 46% for international students in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 40% in women's volleyball in Division I for ACT score
  • Top 35% in women's volleyball in Division I for SAT score

Team Information - Women

Division:
Division I
Conference:
Cascade
Overall Retention:
85%
In-State Athletes:
80%
Average Height:
5'10"
Scholarship/Tuition:
19%
Setters
Average Height:
5'9"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Middle Hitters
Average Height:
6'
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Outside Hitters / Rights
Average Height:
5'10"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Defensive Specialists / Liberos
Average Height:
5'6"
Average Class Year:
Senior

Meet Marcus

Director of Special Projects

Marcus is a six-time world medalist, three-time world champion, and an Olympic bronze medalist from Philadelphia. He holds a B.A. from Temple University and a J.D. from the University of San Francisco. He has worked at Sparks since 2010. As a rowing coxswain, he is intimately acquainted with the recruiting and training issues around specialized sport positions.


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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
930
Tuition:
$38,927
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$20,414
Classroom Ratio:
10 to 1
Campus Setting:
Suburb: Large
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
51%
% Students on Campus:
55%
% Students from out of State:
23%
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
22
SAT Midpoint:
1013
Top 3 Majors:
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Psychology, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 8
Business Administration and Management, General 17
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 6
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication and Media Studies, Other 0
Organizational Communication, General 27
Education
Biology Teacher Education 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 15
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 3
Mathematics Teacher Education 2
Music Teacher Education 0
Physics Teacher Education 0
Secondary Education and Teaching 0
Social Studies Teacher Education 1
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 8
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 51
History
History, General 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 8
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 0
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 0
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other 3
Religion/Religious Studies 0
Psychology
Psychology, General 21
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General 3
Theology and Religious Vocations
Bible/Biblical Studies 2
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology 4
Religious Education 0
Religious/Sacred Music 3
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other 11
Visual and Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 0
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 0
Music Management 3
Music Technology 4
Music Theory and Composition 7

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