Northwestern College Women's Volleyball

Summary

  • Top 6% for retention in women's volleyball
  • Top 80% in women's volleyball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 1% tallest athletes in women's volleyball
  • Top 5% tallest setters in women's volleyball
  • Top 5% tallest middle hitters in women's volleyball
  • Top 1% tallest outside hitters / rights in women's volleyball
  • Top 20% tallest defensive specialists / liberos in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 44% for international students in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 18% in women's volleyball in Division I for ACT score
  • Top 15% in women's volleyball in Division I for SAT score
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Team Information - Women

Division:
Division I
Conference:
GPAC
Overall Retention:
96%
Average Height:
6'
Scholarship/Tuition:
10%
Setters
Average Height:
6'
Average Class Year:
Junior
Middle Hitters
Average Height:
6'2"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Outside Hitters / Rights
Average Height:
6'2"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Defensive Specialists / Liberos
Average Height:
5'7"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore

Meet Leanne

Director of Counseling

Leanne has guided countless families through the college admissions process since joining Sparks in 2010. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, former helicopter pilot and Division I collegiate coach, Leanne will hold her M.Ed. in Higher Education from George Washington with a concentration in policy and finance by 2018 and also holds a graduate certificate in College Counseling from UCLA. She is a member of IECA, the Independent Educational Consultants Association.


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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
1,120
Tuition:
$42,100
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$21,210
Classroom Ratio:
13 to 1
Campus Setting:
Town: Distant
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
67%
% Students on Campus:
90%
% Students from out of State:
45%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
24
SAT Midpoint:
1093
Financial Aid:
Excellent
Academics:
Demanding
Top 3 Majors:
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 0
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 20
Environmental Biology 0
Genome Sciences/Genomics 0
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 11
Actuarial Science 4
Business Administration and Management, General 17
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Journalism 0
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 9
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 2
Information Science/Studies 2
Education
Biology Teacher Education 0
Business Teacher Education 3
Elementary Education and Teaching 30
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 1
Music Teacher Education 0
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 5
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 2
Rhetoric and Composition 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Language Interpretation and Translation 1
Spanish Language and Literature 4
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 5
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 27
History
History, General 4
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 0
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 1
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 11
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 7
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 0
Religion/Religious Studies 6
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 2
Psychology
Psychology, General 13
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 12
Social Sciences
Economics, General 0
Political Science and Government, General 2
Sociology 8
Theology and Religious Vocations
Religious Education 9
Religious/Sacred Music 0
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 7
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 7
Music, General 3
Visual and Performing Arts, Other 0

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