University of South Dakota Women's Volleyball

Summary

  • Top 22% for retention in women's volleyball
  • Top 74% in women's volleyball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 24% tallest athletes in women's volleyball
  • Top 13% tallest setters in women's volleyball
  • Top 9% tallest defensive specialists / liberos in women's volleyball
  • Top 44% for spending per athlete in women's volleyball in Division I
  • 61% in women's volleyball in Division I for ACT score
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Team Information - Women

Division:
Division I
Conference:
The Summit League
Overall Retention:
88%
In-State Athletes:
13%
Average Height:
5'10"
Scholarship/Tuition:
34%
Setters
Average Height:
5'10"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Middle Hitters
Average Height:
5'11"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Outside Hitters / Rights
Average Height:
5'11"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Defensive Specialists / Liberos
Average Height:
5'8"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore

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:
7,435
Tuition:
$20,974
Tuition Category:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
$15,898
Classroom Ratio:
17 to 1
Campus Setting:
Town: Distant
Selectivity:
Less Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
52%
Transfer Out Rate:
30%
% Students on Campus:
28%
% Students from out of State:
33%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Frat Sorority
  • Other
Testing Required:
Yes
ACT Midpoint:
23
SAT Midpoint:
960
Financial Aid:
Reasonable
Academics:
Moderate
Top 3 Majors:
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Psychology, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
American Indian/Native American Studies 1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 0
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 47
Biomedical Sciences, General 18
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 45
Business Administration and Management, General 51
Finance, General 29
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 0
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 25
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Mass Communication/Media Studies 51
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 14
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 8
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other 0
Education
Art Teacher Education 1
Biology Teacher Education 2
Chemistry Teacher Education 0
Drama and Dance Teacher Education 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 60
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 9
History Teacher Education 8
Mathematics Teacher Education 2
Music Teacher Education 7
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 4
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 0
Social Science Teacher Education 0
Spanish Language Teacher Education 0
Special Education and Teaching, General 0
Speech Teacher Education 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 22
Rhetoric and Composition 0
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature 0
German Language and Literature 1
Spanish Language and Literature 8
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 6
Clinical/Medical Social Work 27
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 27
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 34
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 85
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management 24
Physician Assistant 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 184
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 23
History
History, General 21
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 61
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 36
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 3
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Global Studies 6
Sustainability Studies 5
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 57
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 2
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 9
Geology/Earth Science, General 3
Physics, General 0
Psychology
Psychology, General 76
Social Sciences
Anthropology 10
Economics, General 19
Political Science and Government, General 25
Sociology 3
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 19
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 14
Music Performance, General 8
Music, General 2

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