Summary

  • Top 60% in men's basketball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 14% for spending per athlete in men's basketball
  • Top 22% in men's basketball for athlete graduation rate
  • Top 26% in men's basketball in Division I for ACT score
  • Top 33% in men's basketball 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:
1,660
Tuition:
$53,539
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$25,136
Classroom Ratio:
11 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Small
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
81%
% Students from out of State:
1%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Dorms Coed
  • Wellness Housing
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
27
SAT Midpoint:
1165
Financial Aid:
Reasonable
Academics:
Most Strenuous
Top 3 Majors:
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Finance, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Area Studies, Other 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 69
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 29
Business/Managerial Economics 39
Finance, General 37
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 15
Education
Secondary Education and Teaching 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing 0
English Language and Literature, General 32
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Chinese Language and Literature 10
French Language and Literature 9
German Language and Literature 8
Spanish Language and Literature 13
History
History, General 10
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 0
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 6
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 17
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies 17
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 4
Religion/Religious Studies 3
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 22
Physics, General 4
Psychology
Psychology, General 20
Social Sciences
Economics, General 18
Political Science and Government, General 21
Sociology 7
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 15
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 1

Summary

  • Top 79% in women's basketball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 19% for spending per athlete in women's basketball
  • Top 28% in women's basketball in Division I for ACT score
  • Top 33% in women's basketball 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.


Work With Us

Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
1,660
Tuition:
$53,539
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$25,136
Classroom Ratio:
11 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Small
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
81%
% Students from out of State:
1%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Dorms Coed
  • Wellness Housing
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
27
SAT Midpoint:
1165
Financial Aid:
Reasonable
Academics:
Most Strenuous
Top 3 Majors:
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Finance, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Area Studies, Other 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 69
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 29
Business/Managerial Economics 39
Finance, General 37
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 15
Education
Secondary Education and Teaching 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing 0
English Language and Literature, General 32
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Chinese Language and Literature 10
French Language and Literature 9
German Language and Literature 8
Spanish Language and Literature 13
History
History, General 10
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 0
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 6
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 17
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies 17
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 4
Religion/Religious Studies 3
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 22
Physics, General 4
Psychology
Psychology, General 20
Social Sciences
Economics, General 18
Political Science and Government, General 21
Sociology 7
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 15
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 1

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