Summary

  • Top 72% in women's volleyball in Division II for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 42% tallest setters in women's volleyball in Division II
  • Top 40% for spending per athlete in women's volleyball in Division II
  • Top 42% in women's volleyball in Division II for ACT score
  • Top 39% in women's volleyball in Division II for SAT score

Team Information - Women

Division:
Division II
Conference:
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference
Overall Retention:
77%
In-State Athletes:
73%
Average Height:
5'9"
Scholarship/Tuition:
14%
Setters
Average Height:
5'9"
Average Class Year:
Senior
Middle Hitters
Average Height:
6'
Average Class Year:
Junior
Outside Hitters / Rights
Average Height:
5'9"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Defensive Specialists / Liberos
Average Height:
5'6"
Average Class Year:
Senior

Meet Dave

Director of Experiential Education

Dave Payne heads Sparks' experiential education division - namely, sport camps across the US and in Europe and New Zealand. He holds a B.S. in Chemical Education and a M.S. in Chemistry from the University of California at San Diego and is a former collegiate athlete and high school head coach. He has worked at Sparks since 2011; Dave's passion is synthesizing athletic environments that encourage holistic growth.


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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
2,816
Tuition:
$25,008
Tuition Category:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
$17,771
Classroom Ratio:
20 to 1
Campus Setting:
Suburb: Small
Selectivity:
Less Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
55%
% Students on Campus:
59%
% Students from out of State:
2%
Housing Options:
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Frat Sorority
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
22
SAT Midpoint:
1015
Financial Aid:
Moderate
Academics:
Moderate
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Psychology, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 11
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 52
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business/Commerce, General 97
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Journalism 3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 24
Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 20
Elementary Education and Teaching 0
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 2
Secondary Education and Teaching 15
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician 37
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician 4
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 12
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician 23
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing 6
English Literature (British and Commonwealth) 3
Rhetoric and Composition 26
Health Professions and Related Programs
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other 11
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 0
Surgical Technology/Technologist 0
History
History, General 8
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 3
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 7
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 2
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other 18
Geology/Earth Science, General 0
Psychology
Psychology, General 43
Social Sciences
Economics, General 4
Geography 4
Political Science and Government, General 10
Social Sciences, General 2
Sociology 9
Visual and Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 2

What Sparks is About