• Top 17% in men's baseball in Division III for ACT score
  • Top 13% in men's baseball in Division III 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:
13 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Large
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
Transfer Out Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Dorms Coed
  • Frat Sorority
  • Other
Testing Required:
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Financial Aid:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Architecture
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Architecture and Related Services
Architecture 102
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 6
Bioinformatics 0
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 14
Biophysics 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General 31
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 1
Technical and Scientific Communication 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 7
Computer Science 43
Information Technology 29
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering 19
Architectural Engineering 16
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 26
Chemical Engineering 24
Civil Engineering, General 40
Computer Engineering, General 25
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 60
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics 1
Engineering, General 0
Materials Engineering 5
Mechanical Engineering 60
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Engineering/Industrial Management 24
Health Professions and Related Programs
Pharmacy 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 3
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General 9
Physical Sciences
Astrophysics 0
Chemistry, General 5
Physics, General 11
Physics, Other 1
Clinical Psychology 0
Psychology, General 14
Psychology, Other 0
Social Sciences
Development Economics and International Development 0
Political Science and Government, General 5
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods 0
Sociology 1

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