Blackburn College Men's Cross Country

Team Information - Men

Division:
Division III
Conference:
St. Louis 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.


Work With Us

Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
585
Tuition:
$29,048
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$14,593
Classroom Ratio:
13 to 1
Campus Setting:
Town: Distant
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
42%
% Students on Campus:
68%
% Students from out of State:
10%
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
21
SAT Midpoint:
961
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other 0
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 14
Environmental Biology 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 8
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 17
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 3
Organizational Leadership 0
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General 3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 4
Information Science/Studies 1
Education
Art Teacher Education 0
Biology Teacher Education 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 5
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 0
Mathematics Teacher Education 0
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 2
Social Science Teacher Education 0
Teacher Assistant/Aide 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing 2
English Language and Literature, General 0
General Literature 3
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 0
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other 2
History
History, General 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 10
Legal Professions and Studies
Pre-Law Studies 0
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 0
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 0
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 9
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 4
Psychology
Psychology, General 6
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration 0
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General 2
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 3
Digital Arts 3
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 1
Music Performance, General 0
Music, General 1
Visual and Performing Arts, General 0

Blackburn College Women's Cross Country

Team Information - Women

Division:
Division III
Conference:
St. Louis 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.


Work With Us

Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
585
Tuition:
$29,048
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$14,593
Classroom Ratio:
13 to 1
Campus Setting:
Town: Distant
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
42%
% Students on Campus:
68%
% Students from out of State:
10%
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
21
SAT Midpoint:
961
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other 0
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 14
Environmental Biology 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 8
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 17
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 3
Organizational Leadership 0
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General 3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 4
Information Science/Studies 1
Education
Art Teacher Education 0
Biology Teacher Education 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 5
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 0
Mathematics Teacher Education 0
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 2
Social Science Teacher Education 0
Teacher Assistant/Aide 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing 2
English Language and Literature, General 0
General Literature 3
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 0
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other 2
History
History, General 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 10
Legal Professions and Studies
Pre-Law Studies 0
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 0
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 0
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 9
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 4
Psychology
Psychology, General 6
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration 0
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General 2
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 3
Digital Arts 3
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 1
Music Performance, General 0
Music, General 1
Visual and Performing Arts, General 0

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