• Top 25% for retention in women's volleyball
  • Top 23% in women's volleyball in Division II for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 7% tallest athletes in women's volleyball
  • Top 45% tallest setters in women's volleyball in Division II
  • Top 43% tallest outside hitters / rights in women's volleyball in Division II
  • Top 1% tallest defensive specialists / liberos in women's volleyball
  • Top 34% for spending per athlete in women's volleyball in Division II
  • Top 25% for international students in women's volleyball in Division II
  • Top 11% in women's volleyball in Division II for ACT score
  • Top 14% in women's volleyball in Division II for SAT score

Team Information - Women

Division II
Heartland Conference
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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:
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
Classroom Ratio:
14 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Large
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
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Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Other
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Top 3 Majors:
  • Psychology, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Communication, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Latin American Studies 2
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 9
Bioinformatics 2
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 43
Neurobiology and Behavior 0
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 30
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping 2
Business Administration and Management, General 85
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 7
Finance, General 30
Human Resources Management and Services, Other 0
International Business/Trade/Commerce 29
Management Information Systems, General 4
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 19
Organizational Leadership 6
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication and Media Studies, Other 0
Communication, General 73
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 0
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia 14
Organizational Communication, General 12
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other 0
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 2
Computer Science 9
Art Teacher Education 0
Bilingual and Multilingual Education 0
Biology Teacher Education 1
Chemistry Teacher Education 0
Drama and Dance Teacher Education 0
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 19
History Teacher Education 3
Mathematics Teacher Education 0
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 3
Social Studies Teacher Education 2
Spanish Language Teacher Education 0
Special Education and Teaching, General 2
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 19
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other 4
Writing, General 31
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature 0
Spanish Language and Literature 3
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 0
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other 0
History, General 15
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 14
Forensic Science and Technology 6
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other 6
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 4
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 7
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Global Studies 28
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 10
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies 9
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 26
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other 0
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Christian Studies 1
Philosophy 5
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 4
Environmental Chemistry 0
Forensic Chemistry 1
Psychology, General 85
Psychology, Other 1
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other 6
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services, General 8
Public Administration 0
Social Work 22
Social Sciences
Anthropology 0
Criminology 11
Economics, General 8
Political Science and Government, General 19
Sociology 7
Theology and Religious Vocations
Theology/Theological Studies 5
Visual and Performing Arts
Acting 9
Art/Art Studies, General 12
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General 2
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 8
Game and Interactive Media Design 7
Graphic Design 19
Photography 12

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