• Top 32% in men's baseball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 16% for spending per athlete in men's baseball in Division I

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:
Suburb: Large
Less Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Housing Options:
  • Dorms Coed
Testing Required:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Accounting
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Bioinformatics 10
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 95
Accounting and Business/Management 0
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General 0
Auditing 12
Business Administration and Management, General 134
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 0
Business/Commerce, General 93
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 0
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary 0
Finance, General 35
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 68
International Business/Trade/Commerce 21
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 57
Office Management and Supervision 1
Project Management 11
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General 0
Tourism and Travel Services Management 0
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 6
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance 41
Computer Programming/Programmer, General 24
Computer Science 7
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst 1
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 58
Information Science/Studies 11
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design 12
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster 1
Health Professions and Related Programs
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 0
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator 40
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 0
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 6
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 50
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 0
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder 0
Medical/Clinical Assistant 0
Medical/Health Management and Clinical Assistant/Specialist 27
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 140
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 16
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 17
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 38
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work, Other 2

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