• Top 83% in men's baseball in Division II for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 49% for spending per athlete in men's baseball in Division II

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:
Tuition Category:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
Classroom Ratio:
22 to 1
Campus Setting:
Suburb: Small
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
Transfer Out Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Housing Options:
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Other
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Financial Aid:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other 20
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 4
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 88
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General 312
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 69
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 28
Information Science/Studies 0
Information Technology 10
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 33
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 56
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature 17
Health Professions and Related Programs
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 108
History, General 22
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 141
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 125
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Cognitive Science 5
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 75
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 2
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 10
Geology/Earth Science, General 3
Physical Sciences 0
Physics, General 7
Psychology, General 216
Social Sciences
Anthropology 18
Economics, General 13
Geography 5
Political Science and Government, General 22
Social Sciences, General 33
Sociology 98
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 7
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 1
Fine/Studio Arts, General 14
Music Performance, General 11
Music, General 5

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