• Top 7% for spending per athlete in men's baseball in Division III
  • Top 37% in men's baseball in Division III for ACT score
  • Top 49% 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:
11 to 1
Campus Setting:
Suburb: Large
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
Transfer Out Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Housing Options:
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Dorms Female
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 66
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 52
Business Administration and Management, General 72
Finance, General 34
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 17
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 22
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General 34
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 7
Information Technology 1
Biology Teacher Education 1
Chemistry Teacher Education 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 33
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 2
French Language Teacher Education 0
History Teacher Education 0
Mathematics Teacher Education 3
Secondary Education and Teaching 0
Social Studies Teacher Education 3
Spanish Language Teacher Education 0
Special Education and Teaching, General 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 8
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature 1
Spanish Language and Literature 2
Health Professions and Related Programs
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 186
History, General 18
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Studies, General 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 11
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 3
Statistics, General 4
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 32
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 1
Religion/Religious Studies 0
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 15
Physics, General 3
Psychology, General 52
Social Sciences
Anthropology 2
Criminology 11
Economics, General 10
International Relations and Affairs 5
Political Science and Government, General 15
Sociology 29

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