• Top 56% in men's baseball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 40% for spending per athlete in men's baseball in Division I
  • 65% in men's baseball in Division I for ACT score
  • 64% in men's baseball in Division I 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:
31 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:
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Accounting
  • Psychology, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 57
Business Administration and Management, General 266
Organizational Leadership 26
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 16
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance 5
Computer Graphics 1
Computer Science 3
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 8
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 5
Mathematics Teacher Education 0
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 2
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 10
Computer Engineering, General 0
Computer Software Engineering 6
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 2
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 8
Industrial Engineering 18
Mechanical Engineering 8
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management 2
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator 0
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 0
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy 6
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other 14
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 20
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 0
Criminalistics and Criminal Science 12
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management 0
Legal Professions and Studies
Pre-Law Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 0
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General 1
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 1
Psychology, General 31
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services, General 25

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