• Top 8% in men's baseball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 63% for spending per athlete in men's baseball in Division I
  • Top 29% in men's baseball in Division I for ACT score
  • Top 28% 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:
Campus Setting:
Suburb: Large
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
  • Theme Housing
  • Frat Sorority
  • Other
  • Dorms Female
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Financial Aid:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Finance, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Agricultural Business and Management, General 18
Agriculture, General 15
Animal Sciences, General 23
Food Science 9
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management 0
Plant Sciences, General 7
Soil Science and Agronomy, General 1
Architecture and Related Services
Landscape Architecture 5
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies 3
Asian Studies/Civilization 3
European Studies/Civilization 0
Latin American Studies 1
Women's Studies 5
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 14
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 124
Computational Biology 4
Ecology 3
Entomology 1
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography 8
Neuroscience 48
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 127
Business Administration and Management, General 47
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 0
Finance, General 218
Financial Planning and Services 1
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management 82
International Business/Trade/Commerce 25
Management Information Systems, General 38
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 145
Operations Management and Supervision 22
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 129
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 57
Computer Science 0
Agricultural Teacher Education 3
Biology Teacher Education 1
Chemistry Teacher Education 2
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 32
Earth Science Teacher Education 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 140
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 28
French Language Teacher Education 1
History Teacher Education 15
Mathematics Teacher Education 16
Music Teacher Education 30
Psychology Teacher Education 1
Social Studies Teacher Education 2
Spanish Language Teacher Education 2
Urban Education and Leadership 35
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 49
Chemical Engineering 86
Civil Engineering, General 102
Computer Engineering, General 18
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 36
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 32
Mechanical Engineering 104
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Engineering Technology, General 4
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 96
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General 76
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General 19
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Comparative Literature 0
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 37
Italian Language and Literature 1
Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 20
Behavioral Aspects of Health 81
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 33
Dietetics/Dietitian 64
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 18
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 3
Pre-Veterinary Studies 42
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 207
History, General 75
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 2
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General 0
Mathematics, General 38
Statistics, General 9
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Cognitive Science 64
Historic Preservation and Conservation 6
Nutrition Sciences 2
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 40
Environmental Studies 24
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other 19
Natural Resources Management and Policy 7
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management 30
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 17
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 185
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 32
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 7
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 34
Geology/Earth Science, General 17
Physics, General 6
Psychology, General 132
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services, General 117
Public Policy Analysis, General 20
Social Sciences
Anthropology 16
Criminology 117
Economics, General 82
Economics, Other 2
Geography 9
International Relations and Affairs 60
Political Science and Government, General 100
Political Science and Government, Other 2
Sociology 24
Transportation and Materials Moving
Marine Science/Merchant Marine Officer 1
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 10
Art/Art Studies, General 3
Design and Visual Communications, General 31
Fashion/Apparel Design 21
Fine/Studio Arts, General 17
Keyboard Instruments 1
Music Performance, General 6
Music, General 2
Music, Other 2
Voice and Opera 6

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