• Top 55% in men's baseball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 64% for spending per athlete in men's baseball in Division I
  • 65% 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:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
Classroom Ratio:
10 to 1
Campus Setting:
Town: Remote
Less Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 4
Molecular Biology 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General 432
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Mass Communication/Media Studies 1
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 0
Business Teacher Education 1
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 21
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 27
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 6
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 2
Music Teacher Education 0
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 3
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 0
Secondary Education and Teaching 0
Social Studies Teacher Education 0
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 2
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education 0
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education 1
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Health Professions and Related Programs
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 91
History, General 4
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 94
Legal Professions and Studies
Pre-Law Studies 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 315
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 6
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences 0
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General 0
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 8
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Christian Studies 32
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 1
Geology/Earth Science, General 0
Counseling Psychology 0
Psychology, General 8
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services, General 72
Public Administration 0
Social Sciences
American Government and Politics (United States) 0
Sociology 1
Theology and Religious Vocations
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology 3
Religious Education 3
Religious/Sacred Music 0
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 1
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 2
Graphic Design 0
Music Performance, General 5
Music, General 3

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