Swarthmore College Men's Baseball


  • Top 5% in men's baseball in Division III for ACT score
  • Top 2% in men's baseball in Division III 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:
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On Campus
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Campus Setting:
Suburb: Large
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
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Housing Options:
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Other
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
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Top 3 Majors:
  • Economics, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African Studies 0
African-American/Black Studies 1
American/United States Studies/Civilization 0
Area Studies, Other 0
Asian Studies/Civilization 3
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 0
Folklore Studies 1
French Studies 0
German Studies 1
Latin American Studies 3
Near and Middle Eastern Studies 2
Russian Studies 0
Women's Studies 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 1
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 34
Biometry/Biometrics 0
Biophysics 0
Neuroscience 12
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 31
Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education, Other 0
Education, Other 26
Engineering, General 17
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 17
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other 1
Literature, Other 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature 0
Chinese Language and Literature 1
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 2
Comparative Literature 1
French Language and Literature 1
German Language and Literature 0
Japanese Language and Literature 0
Latin Language and Literature 0
Linguistics 13
Russian Language and Literature 1
Spanish Language and Literature 3
History, General 14
History, Other 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 0
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, Other 0
Mathematics, General 16
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences 0
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology 2
Cognitive Science 1
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis 1
Mathematics and Computer Science 0
Medieval and Renaissance Studies 0
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 0
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 0
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Islamic Studies 0
Philosophy 7
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other 0
Religion/Religious Studies 6
Physical Sciences
Astronomy 0
Astrophysics 5
Chemical Physics 0
Chemistry, General 8
Geology/Earth Science, General 0
Physical Sciences, Other 0
Physics, General 6
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology 0
Psychology, General 27
Psychology, Other 0
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Health Policy Analysis 0
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other 1
Public Policy Analysis, General 0
Social Sciences
Archeology 0
Economics, General 44
International Relations and Affairs 0
Political Science and Government, General 29
Political Science and Government, Other 0
Social Sciences, Other 1
Sociology 0
Sociology and Anthropology 23
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 5
Dance, General 0
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 6
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 0
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other 5
Fine/Studio Arts, General 9
Industrial and Product Design 1
Music, General 3
Musicology and Ethnomusicology 0
Visual and Performing Arts, Other 1

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