La Sierra University Men's Baseball


  • Top 100% in men's baseball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • 68% in men's baseball in Division I for SAT score
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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:
14 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 Female
  • Dorms Male
  • Wellness Housing
  • International Student
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 6
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 7
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other 1
Biomedical Sciences, General 32
Biophysics 7
Neuroscience 5
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 4
Business Administration and Management, General 15
Finance, General 4
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 7
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 7
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 9
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance 0
Computer Science 4
Music Teacher Education 0
Secondary Education and Teaching 6
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other 1
Writing, General 7
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature 5
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 11
History, General 4
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 23
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 10
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Global Studies 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other 6
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 21
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies 9
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 1
Physics, General 1
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology 0
Psychology, General 21
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 14
Social Sciences
Archeology 0
Political Science and Government, General 4
Sociology 1
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 2
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 1
Fine/Studio Arts, General 2
Graphic Design 4
Music Performance, General 1
Music Technology 2
Music, General 3

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