• Top 96% in men's baseball in Division II for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 22% for spending per athlete in men's baseball in Division II
  • Top 24% in men's baseball for athlete graduation rate
  • Top 40% in men's baseball in Division II for ACT score
  • Top 14% in men's baseball in Division II for SAT score

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:
16 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Midsize
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Psychology, General
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 7
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 14
Business Administration and Management, General 68
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 24
Management Information Systems, General 0
Organizational Behavior Studies 69
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 6
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 3
Education, Other 7
Elementary Education and Teaching 21
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 2
History Teacher Education 3
Mathematics Teacher Education 0
Music Teacher Education 3
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 0
Special Education and Teaching, General 5
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 13
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 17
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other 6
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies 4
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 84
History, General 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 20
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 1
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 0
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences 1
International/Global Studies 7
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 3
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology 18
Psychology, General 82
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General 9
Social Sciences, General 8
Theology and Religious Vocations
Bible/Biblical Studies 14
Religious/Sacred Music 8
Theology/Theological Studies 22
Youth Ministry 14
Visual and Performing Arts
Music, General 12
Music, Other 0

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