Summary

  • Top 21% for retention in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 20% tallest athletes in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 23% tallest setters in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 43% tallest middle hitters in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 23% tallest outside hitters / rights in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 47% tallest defensive specialists / liberos in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 9% for spending per athlete in women's volleyball in Division III
  • Top 22% in women's volleyball in Division III for ACT score
  • Top 20% in women's volleyball in Division III for SAT score

Team Information - Women

Division:
Division III
Conference:
Northwest Conference
Overall Retention:
85%
In-State Athletes:
13%
Average Height:
5'9"
Setters
Average Height:
5'8"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Middle Hitters
Average Height:
5'11"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Outside Hitters / Rights
Average Height:
5'10"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Defensive Specialists / Liberos
Average Height:
5'5"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore

Meet Christopher

Counseling Associate

Chris Deyoung has worked at Sparks since 2013. He holds a B.A. from Rutgers and an M.Ed. from the University of Michigan. He has served as a high school head coach and on the collegiate level at Rutgers and Michigan. His program at Rutgers went to club status while Chris worked as the recruiting coordinator there, and he brings an understanding of the collegiate athletic club experience to Sparks.


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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
2,123
Tuition:
$58,997
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$32,031
Classroom Ratio:
10 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Midsize
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
79%
% Students on Campus:
66%
% Students from out of State:
78%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Dorms Coed
  • Frat Sorority
  • Other
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
27
SAT Midpoint:
1200
Financial Aid:
Reasonable
Academics:
Most Strenuous
Top 3 Majors:
  • Economics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Asian Studies/Civilization 2
Chinese Studies 1
Ethnic Studies 3
Japanese Studies 6
Latin American Studies 6
Women's Studies 3
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 26
Neuroscience 3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 11
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 34
Rhetoric and Composition 20
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 2
Comparative Literature 1
French Language and Literature 2
German Language and Literature 2
Russian Language and Literature 4
Spanish Language and Literature 30
History
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology 0
History, General 30
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 1
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 14
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Global Studies 15
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 19
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 35
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 11
Religion/Religious Studies 4
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 16
Physics, General 7
Psychology
Psychology, General 34
Social Sciences
Anthropology 21
Archeology 9
Economics, General 56
Political Science and Government, General 47
Sociology 26
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 14
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 9
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 1
Fine/Studio Arts, General 12
Keyboard Instruments 1
Music Pedagogy 2
Music Theory and Composition 0
Music, General 4
Stringed Instruments 3
Voice and Opera 0

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