• Top 87% in women's cheerleading in Division II for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 36% in women's cheerleading in Division II for ACT score
  • Top 32% in women's cheerleading in Division II for SAT score

Team Information - Women

Division II
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

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:
16 to 1
Campus Setting:
Town: Fringe
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
Transfer Out Rate:
% Students from out of State:
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Frat Sorority
  • Other
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
  • International Student
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Financial Aid:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Nursing Practice
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Exercise Physiology
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 6
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 16
Biotechnology 1
Exercise Physiology 25
Toxicology 6
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 12
Actuarial Science 3
Business Administration and Management, General 24
Business/Commerce, General 15
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 5
Fashion Merchandising 8
Finance, General 7
Hospitality Administration/Management, General 5
International Business/Trade/Commerce 1
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 2
Management Information Systems, General 5
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 15
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia 0
Health Communication 2
Journalism 0
Journalism, Other 5
Organizational Communication, General 4
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other 0
Public Relations/Image Management 0
Radio and Television 8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 0
Sports Communication 3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 7
Art Teacher Education 1
Biology Teacher Education 1
Business Teacher Education 0
Chemistry Teacher Education 0
Drama and Dance Teacher Education 1
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 53
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs 21
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities 22
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education 1
French Language Teacher Education 1
History Teacher Education 0
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 19
Mathematics Teacher Education 5
Music Teacher Education 4
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 2
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 0
Social Studies Teacher Education 3
Spanish Language Teacher Education 2
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing 5
English Language and Literature, General 6
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Human Development and Family Studies, General 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature 0
Spanish Language and Literature 0
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 5
Dietetics/Dietitian 9
Nursing Practice 109
History, General 9
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 16
Forensic Science and Technology 5
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 0
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 2
Nutrition Sciences 0
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 15
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 1
Religion/Religious Studies 5
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 4
Geology/Earth Science, General 2
Physics, General 2
Psychology, General 16
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 14
Social Sciences
Economics, General 1
International Relations and Affairs 0
Political Science and Government, General 16
Sociology 0
Visual and Performing Arts
Commercial and Advertising Art 2
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 4
Fine/Studio Arts, General 7
Graphic Design 0
Music History, Literature, and Theory 1
Music Performance, General 0

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