• Top 17% in men's baseball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 12% for spending per athlete in men's baseball in Division I
  • Top 24% in men's baseball for athlete graduation rate
  • Top 17% in men's baseball in Division I for ACT score
  • Top 18% in men's baseball in Division I for SAT score

Meet Nate

Counseling Associate

Nate holds a B.A. from Stanford University and has worked with Sparks since 2015. Prior to his time at Sparks, Nate spent seven years in Division I coaching and recruiting. Equipped with real-life stories from Stanford University’s office of admissions, Nate’s extensive knowledge of the recruiting process enables him to better advise parents and students at every step.

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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
Tuition Category:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
Classroom Ratio:
17 to 1
Campus Setting:
Suburb: Large
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
Transfer Out Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Frat Sorority
  • Other
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
  • Wellness Housing
  • International Student
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Financial Aid:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Psychology, General
  • Economics, General
  • General Studies
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Agricultural Economics 72
Agriculture, General 14
Agronomy and Crop Science 6
Animal Sciences, General 90
Horticultural Science 8
Architecture and Related Services
Landscape Architecture 13
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies 0
American/United States Studies/Civilization 6
Latin American Studies 3
Women's Studies 8
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Animal Physiology 74
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 240
Biophysics 2
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology 108
Ecology 14
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography 11
Pathology/Experimental Pathology 31
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 167
Actuarial Science 66
Business Administration and Management, General 84
Business/Commerce, General 54
Finance, General 166
Financial Planning and Services 14
Management Information Systems, General 0
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other 0
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 75
Real Estate 14
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia 7
Journalism 48
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 243
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 29
Information Technology 25
Agricultural Teacher Education 0
Biology Teacher Education 3
Chemistry Teacher Education 1
Earth Science Teacher Education 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 44
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 12
French Language Teacher Education 2
German Language Teacher Education 0
History Teacher Education 13
Mathematics Teacher Education 13
Music Teacher Education 6
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 54
Physics Teacher Education 0
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 0
Spanish Language Teacher Education 2
Special Education and Teaching, General 20
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 76
Chemical Engineering 41
Civil Engineering, General 65
Computer Engineering, General 54
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 53
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics 3
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 17
Industrial Engineering 10
Materials Engineering 34
Mechanical Engineering 117
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 173
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Human Development and Family Studies, General 211
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Chinese Language and Literature 3
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 0
French Language and Literature 4
German Language and Literature 10
Italian Language and Literature 0
Linguistics 4
Spanish Language and Literature 18
Health Professions and Related Programs
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other 199
Athletic Training/Trainer 12
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 75
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 12
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist 0
Dietetics/Dietitian 16
Gene/Genetic Therapy 12
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 26
Pharmacy 100
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 229
History, General 104
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 262
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 11
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General 16
Financial Mathematics 0
Mathematics, General 41
Statistics, General 30
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 45
Nutrition Sciences 62
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 28
Environmental Studies 9
Natural Resources/Conservation, General 54
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 0
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 14
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 41
Geology/Earth Science, General 12
Physics, General 20
Physics, Other 1
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics 15
Psychology, General 408
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
International Policy Analysis 0
Social Sciences
Anthropology 18
Economics, General 300
Geography 5
Political Science and Government, General 191
Sociology 63
Urban Studies/Affairs 18
Visual and Performing Arts
Acting 8
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 5
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 7
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other 3
Fine/Studio Arts, General 48
Music, General 37
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology 8

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