• Top 75% in men's baseball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 17% for spending per athlete in men's baseball
  • Top 14% in men's baseball for athlete graduation rate
  • Top 35% in men's baseball in Division I for ACT score
  • Top 27% in men's baseball in Division I 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:
14 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Small
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
Transfer Out Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Housing Options:
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Other
  • Wellness Housing
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Financial Aid:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Psychology, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Women's Studies 5
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 48
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 22
Business Administration and Management, General 47
Operations Management and Supervision 1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Mass Communication/Media Studies 33
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 13
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design 24
Engineering, General 15
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 41
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 6
French Language and Literature 7
German Language and Literature 2
Spanish Language and Literature 11
Health Professions and Related Programs
Public Health Education and Promotion 46
History, General 25
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 36
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 22
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies 59
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 4
Religion/Religious Studies 8
Physical Sciences
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General 8
Chemistry, General 17
Physics, General 9
Psychology, General 94
Social Sciences
Anthropology 9
Economics, General 14
Political Science and Government, General 20
Sociology 23
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 6
Art/Art Studies, General 25
Digital Arts 0
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 14
Fine/Studio Arts, General 9
Jazz/Jazz Studies 3
Music Technology 14
Music, General 6

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