Western Michigan University Women's Volleyball

Summary

  • Top 9% in women's volleyball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 12% tallest athletes in women's volleyball
  • Top 18% tallest outside hitters / rights in women's volleyball
  • Top 57% for spending per athlete in women's volleyball in Division I
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Team Information - Women

Division:
Division I
Conference:
Mid-American Conference
Overall Retention:
78%
In-State Athletes:
43%
Average Height:
5'11"
Scholarship/Tuition:
67%
Setters
Average Height:
5'9"
Average Class Year:
Junior
Middle Hitters
Average Height:
6'1"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Outside Hitters / Rights
Average Height:
6'
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Defensive Specialists / Liberos
Average Height:
5'6"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore

Meet Marcus

Director of Special Projects

Marcus is a six-time world medalist, three-time world champion, and an Olympic bronze medalist from Philadelphia. He holds a B.A. from Temple University and a J.D. from the University of San Francisco. He has worked at Sparks since 2010. As a rowing coxswain, he is intimately acquainted with the recruiting and training issues around specialized sport positions.


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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
18,567
Tuition:
$23,548
Tuition Category:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
$15,358
Classroom Ratio:
17 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Small
Selectivity:
Less Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
54%
Transfer Out Rate:
30%
% Students on Campus:
27%
% Students from out of State:
8%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Frat Sorority
  • Other
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
  • Wellness Housing
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
22
Financial Aid:
Reasonable
Academics:
Moderate
Top 3 Majors:
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
  • Psychology, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Architecture and Related Services
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 3
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies 1
Women's Studies 8
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 12
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 32
Biomedical Sciences, General 92
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 117
Business Administration and Management, General 125
Business/Commerce, General 2
Business/Managerial Economics 11
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce 13
Finance, General 73
Financial Planning and Services 7
Human Resources Management and Services, Other 56
Information Resources Management 7
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 88
Marketing, Other 136
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 95
Telecommunications Management 0
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations 8
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Advertising 26
Broadcast Journalism 0
Communication, General 2
Journalism 9
Organizational Communication, General 54
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other 56
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 52
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 53
Computer Science 46
Education
Art Teacher Education 6
Biology Teacher Education 1
Business Teacher Education 2
Chemistry Teacher Education 0
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 76
Earth Science Teacher Education 5
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances 23
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation 25
Elementary Education and Teaching 52
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 21
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education 2
French Language Teacher Education 0
Geography Teacher Education 0
German Language Teacher Education 0
Health Teacher Education 13
History Teacher Education 3
Latin Teacher Education 0
Mathematics Teacher Education 10
Music Teacher Education 26
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 7
Physics Teacher Education 2
Social Science Teacher Education 0
Social Studies Teacher Education 27
Spanish Language Teacher Education 3
Technical Teacher Education 1
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education 0
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education 1
Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering 22
Chemical Engineering 35
Civil Engineering, General 28
Computer Engineering, General 8
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 25
Engineering, Other 11
Industrial Engineering 19
Manufacturing Engineering 1
Mechanical Engineering 61
Paper Science and Engineering 3
Structural Engineering 3
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General 18
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other 0
Engineering/Industrial Management 21
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician 12
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing 34
English Language and Literature, General 22
Writing, General 13
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General 40
Child Development 41
Family Systems 31
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management 3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature 6
German Language and Literature 1
Japanese Language and Literature 7
Latin Language and Literature 0
Spanish Language and Literature 20
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 16
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 37
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other 9
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other 172
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 0
Medical Informatics 8
Music Therapy/Therapist 7
Occupational Therapy/Therapist 49
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 108
History
History, General 9
Public/Applied History 8
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 135
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 0
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General 2
Mathematics, General 12
Statistics, General 0
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician 20
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Global Studies 24
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 259
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies 10
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 101
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General 2
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 17
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Applied and Professional Ethics 2
Philosophy 8
Religion/Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 9
Chemistry, Other 3
Geochemistry 2
Geology/Earth Science, General 11
Geophysics and Seismology 3
Hydrology and Water Resources Science 2
Physics, General 8
Psychology
Applied Behavior Analysis 84
Psychology, General 140
Social Psychology 13
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 58
Social Sciences
American Government and Politics (United States) 8
Anthropology 13
Economics, General 8
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 1
Geography 15
Political Science and Government, General 30
Political Science and Government, Other 14
Sociology 27
Transportation and Materials Moving
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew 56
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations 44
Visual and Performing Arts
Acting 17
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 2
Art/Art Studies, General 16
Dance, General 8
Dance, Other 9
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other 3
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other 61
Fine/Studio Arts, General 20
Graphic Design 16
Interior Design 11
Jazz/Jazz Studies 9
Keyboard Instruments 3
Music Performance, General 11
Music Theory and Composition 5
Music, General 7
Musical Theatre 10
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology 10
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism 4
Voice and Opera 5

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