• Top 16% in men's baseball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • 71% in men's baseball in Division I for ACT 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:
12 to 1
Campus Setting:
Rural: Distant
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 6
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General 5
Finance, General 5
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 2
Art Teacher Education 2
Elementary Education and Teaching 6
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 3
History Teacher Education 2
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 6
Music Teacher Education 0
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 8
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 1
History, General 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 24
Psychology, General 14
Theology and Religious Vocations
Bible/Biblical Studies 4
Religious/Sacred Music 0
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 0
Music History, Literature, and Theory 0

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