• Top 34% in men's baseball in Division II for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 57% for spending per athlete in men's baseball in Division II
  • Top 21% in men's baseball in Division II for ACT score
  • Top 44% 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:
Tuition Category:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
Classroom Ratio:
15 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Midsize
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
  • Other
  • Wellness Housing
  • International Student
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Computer Science
  • Psychology, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 28
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 48
Business Administration and Management, General 118
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 16
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General 48
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance 1
Computer Science 97
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst 5
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 30
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 5
History, General 30
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 41
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 10
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 38
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 30
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Global Studies 5
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies 8
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 3
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 8
Psychology, General 55
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services, General 0
Social Work 28
Social Sciences
Economics, General 3
Political Science and Government, General 19
Sociology and Anthropology 7
Visual and Performing Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General 12

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