The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Women's Volleyball

Summary

  • Top 30% for international retention in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 47% in women's volleyball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 13% tallest defensive specialists / liberos in women's volleyball
  • Top 33% for spending per athlete in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 2% for international students in women's volleyball
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Team Information - Women

Division:
Division I
Conference:
Western Athletic Conference
Overall Retention:
76%
International Retention:
100%
International Athletes:
64%
In-State Athletes:
36%
Average Height:
5'10"
Scholarship/Tuition:
44%
Setters
Average Height:
5'8"
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:
5'7"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore

Meet Hilary

Counseling Associate

Hilary Gehman spent 15 years coaching at the collegiate level, working first in a club program, then assistant coach for two separate DI programs, before seven years as the Staley head coach of women’s rowing at Cornell University. She has been a college counselor with Sparks since 2015. An accomplished athlete, Hilary is also a two-time Olympian and six-time National Team member.


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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
24,547
Tuition:
$19,300
Tuition Category:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
$4,335
Classroom Ratio:
22 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Small
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
39%
% Students on Campus:
4%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
Testing Required:
Yes
ACT Midpoint:
20
SAT Midpoint:
960
Top 3 Majors:
  • Rehabilitation Science
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization 0
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies 6
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 264
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 119
Business Administration and Management, General 99
Business/Commerce, General 0
Finance, General 66
International Business/Trade/Commerce 0
Management Information Systems, General 32
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 49
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General 0
Journalism 0
Mass Communication/Media Studies 79
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 31
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 0
Computer Science 31
Engineering
Civil Engineering, General 32
Computer Engineering, General 15
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 48
Industrial Engineering 13
Mechanical Engineering 73
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 146
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature 0
Spanish Language and Literature 44
Health Professions and Related Programs
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 0
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 20
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 54
Dietetics/Dietitian 14
Health and Wellness, General 1
Physician Assistant 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 94
Rehabilitation Science 279
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 0
History
History, General 48
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 249
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 56
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 38
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 200
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 9
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 0
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 113
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 13
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 34
Physical Sciences 2
Physics, General 4
Psychology
Psychology, General 248
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 109
Social Sciences
Anthropology 14
Economics, General 9
Political Science and Government, General 31
Social Sciences, General 25
Sociology 36
Visual and Performing Arts
Dance, General 9
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 31
Fine/Studio Arts, General 65
Music Performance, General 30
Music, General 0

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