Summary

  • Top 91% in men's baseball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 45% for spending per athlete in men's baseball in Division I
  • Top 23% in men's baseball for athlete graduation rate
  • Top 17% in men's baseball in Division I for ACT score
  • Top 24% 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:
11,779
Tuition:
$56,014
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$33,222
Classroom Ratio:
9 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Large
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
74%
% Students on Campus:
46%
% Students from out of State:
65%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Frat Sorority
  • Other
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
  • International Student
Testing Required:
Yes
ACT Midpoint:
28
SAT Midpoint:
1205
Financial Aid:
Reasonable
Academics:
Strenuous
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies 2
Women's Studies 4
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 26
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 119
Neuroscience 23
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General 440
Business/Managerial Economics 11
Organizational Behavior Studies 31
Organizational Leadership 3
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General 64
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 19
Computer Science 19
Education
Education, General 54
Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering 38
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 31
Civil Engineering, General 16
Computer Engineering, General 9
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 11
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics 1
Mechanical Engineering 20
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 17
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature 3
German Language and Literature 1
Italian Language and Literature 0
Russian Language and Literature 2
Spanish Language and Literature 14
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 8
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other 14
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 27
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist 3
Dietetics/Dietitian 27
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator 14
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 35
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 54
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician 8
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist 11
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist 11
Occupational Therapy/Therapist 46
Public Health, General 44
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 216
History
History, General 18
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 30
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management 3
Forensic Science and Technology 0
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Studies, General 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 14
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 9
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology 3
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies 6
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 119
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 9
Physical Sciences
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General 3
Chemistry, General 16
Geology/Earth Science, General 6
Physics, General 6
Psychology
Psychology, General 82
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 39
Social Sciences
Anthropology 12
International Relations and Affairs 0
Political Science and Government, General 61
Sociology 6
Urban Studies/Affairs 3
Theology and Religious Vocations
Theology/Theological Studies 11
Transportation and Materials Moving
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General 19
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 6
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 7
Fine/Studio Arts, General 4
Music, General 3

What Sparks is About