Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Men's Baseball


  • Top 45% in men's baseball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 20% in men's baseball in Division I for ACT score
  • Top 18% in men's baseball in Division I for SAT score
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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:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
Classroom Ratio:
12 to 1
Campus Setting:
Town: Distant
Less Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
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% Students from out of State:
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Dorms Coed
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
Testing Required:
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Top 3 Majors:
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 26
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 7
Banking and Financial Support Services 4
Business Administration and Management, General 9
Business/Commerce, General 5
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 0
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other 11
International Business/Trade/Commerce 2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 10
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 8
Business Teacher Education 0
Chemistry Teacher Education 0
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 9
Elementary Education and Teaching 7
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 4
Music Teacher Education 10
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 9
Social Science Teacher Education 1
Special Education and Teaching, General 3
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management 6
Health Professions and Related Programs
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other 0
Athletic Training/Trainer 14
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 32
History, General 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 16
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 4
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 17
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General 8
Physical Fitness Technician 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 2
Religion/Religious Studies 0
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 0
Physics, General 0
Psychology, General 15
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General 0
Sociology 1
Visual and Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 1
Music Performance, General 0
Music, General 0
Music, Other 1

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