• Top 28% in men's baseball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 32% for spending per athlete in men's baseball in Division I
  • Top 47% in men's baseball in Division I for ACT score
  • Top 49% in men's baseball in Division I for SAT score

Meet Christopher

Counseling Associate

Chris Deyoung has worked at Sparks since 2013. He holds a B.A. from Rutgers and an M.Ed. from the University of Michigan. He has served as a high school head coach and on the collegiate level at Rutgers and Michigan. His program at Rutgers went to club status while Chris worked as the recruiting coordinator there, and he brings an understanding of the collegiate athletic club experience to Sparks.

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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
Tuition Category:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
Classroom Ratio:
29 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Large
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
Transfer Out Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Frat Sorority
  • Other
  • Wellness Housing
  • International Student
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Financial Aid:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies 8
American Indian/Native American Studies 5
Asian Studies/Civilization 8
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 1
European Studies/Civilization 1
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies 7
Latin American Studies 2
Women's Studies 11
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 236
Microbiology, General 22
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 0
Business Administration and Management, General 1240
Hospitality Administration/Management, General 105
International Business/Trade/Commerce 72
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Health Communication 33
Journalism 93
Radio and Television 77
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 262
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 74
Information Science/Studies 0
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 143
Music Teacher Education 0
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education 0
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering 46
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 0
Civil Engineering, General 91
Computer Engineering, General 39
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 73
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 24
Mechanical Engineering 176
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician 16
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 109
Rhetoric and Composition 0
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 5
Comparative Literature 1
French Language and Literature 7
German Language and Literature 3
Japanese Language and Literature 10
Linguistics 26
Russian Language and Literature 0
Spanish Language and Literature 66
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 16
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 82
Dietetics/Dietitian 107
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 109
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 196
History, General 60
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 383
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 7
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 170
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General 0
Mathematics, General 41
Statistics, General 19
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Gerontology 32
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 65
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 14
Environmental Studies 8
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 269
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 45
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies 2
Philosophy 21
Religion/Religious Studies 8
Physical Sciences
Astronomy 5
Atomic/Molecular Physics 2
Chemistry, General 49
Geology/Earth Science, General 17
Physical Sciences 0
Physics, General 6
Psychology, General 539
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration 170
Social Work 96
Social Sciences
Anthropology 56
Economics, General 212
Geography 33
International Relations and Affairs 0
International Relations and National Security Studies, Other 101
Political Science and Government, General 131
Social Sciences, General 93
Sociology 154
Urban Studies/Affairs 9
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 212
Dance, General 9
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 39
Music Performance, General 26
Music, General 9

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