Summary

  • Top 77% in men's baseball in Division II for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 3% in men's baseball in Division II for ACT score
  • Top 3% in men's baseball in Division II 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:
6,039
Tuition:
$20,814
Tuition Category:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
$12,478
Classroom Ratio:
17 to 1
Campus Setting:
Town: Remote
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
72%
% Students on Campus:
46%
% Students from out of State:
19%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Frat Sorority
Testing Required:
Yes
ACT Midpoint:
27
SAT Midpoint:
1240
Financial Aid:
Excellent
Academics:
Demanding
Top 3 Majors:
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Agriculture, General 19
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 105
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 72
Business Administration and Management, General 105
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 57
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 31
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing 10
English Language and Literature, General 84
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 5
French Language and Literature 6
German Language and Literature 5
Linguistics 10
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 10
Russian Language and Literature 1
Spanish Language and Literature 3
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 9
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 44
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 53
History
History, General 39
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 34
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 24
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 5
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 74
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 124
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other 8
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 22
Physics, General 11
Psychology
Psychology, General 105
Social Sciences
Economics, General 22
Political Science and Government, General 19
Sociology 20
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 9
Art/Art Studies, General 10
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 15
Fine/Studio Arts, General 25
Music Performance, General 4
Music, General 24

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