The University of Tennessee-Martin Men's Baseball


  • Top 29% in men's baseball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 17% for spending per athlete in men's baseball
  • 67% in men's baseball in Division I for ACT 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:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
Classroom Ratio:
16 to 1
Campus Setting:
Town: Remote
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Other
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
Financial Aid:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Agriculture, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Agriculture, General 120
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 56
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 32
Business Administration and Management, General 57
Business/Managerial Economics 6
Finance, General 41
Management Information Systems, General 23
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 22
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General 23
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 10
Biology Teacher Education 0
Business Teacher Education 0
Chemistry Teacher Education 0
Education, Other 0
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 1
History Teacher Education 0
Mathematics Teacher Education 0
Secondary Education and Teaching 26
Spanish Language Teacher Education 0
Special Education and Teaching, General 5
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 82
Engineering, General 28
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 16
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 28
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature 0
Spanish Language and Literature 4
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 1
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 51
History, General 13
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 27
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 5
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 151
Natural Resources and Conservation
Natural Resources Management and Policy 24
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 129
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 2
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 16
Geology/Earth Science, General 12
Psychology, General 32
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 40
Social Sciences
International Relations and Affairs 6
Political Science and Government, General 13
Sociology 12
Visual and Performing Arts
Music, General 13
Music, Other 2
Visual and Performing Arts, General 36

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