• Top 70% in men's baseball in Division II for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 24% in men's baseball in Division II for ACT score
  • Top 44% 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: Small
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Housing Options:
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Financial Aid:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Information Technology
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 0
Bioinformatics 0
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 21
Genome Sciences/Genomics 0
Neuroscience 4
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General 261
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication and Media Studies, Other 14
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Information Technology 49
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs 10
Music Teacher Education 1
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 6
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature 0
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Health Professions and Related Programs
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing 319
Athletic Training/Trainer 10
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 33
Medical Informatics 0
History, General 4
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 21
Forensic Science and Technology 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 0
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 6
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 7
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 0
Religion/Religious Studies 0
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 2
Physics, General 1
Psychology, General 45
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work, Other 1
Social Sciences
International Relations and National Security Studies, Other 1
Political Science and Government, General 2
Theology and Religious Vocations
Bible/Biblical Studies 1
Youth Ministry 3
Visual and Performing Arts
Acting 1
Art/Art Studies, General 0
Digital Arts 0
Music, General 5
Photography 3

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