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  • Top 97% in men's football in Division I - FBS for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 15% for spending per athlete in men's football in Division I - FBS
  • Top 10% in men's football for athlete graduation rate
  • Top 8% in men's football in Division I - FBS for ACT score
  • Top 10% in men's football in Division I - FBS for SAT score
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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:
14 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Small
Most Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
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% Students from out of State:
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Other
  • Dorms Female
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Financial Aid:
Most Strenuous
Top 3 Majors:
  • Economics, General
  • Finance, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization 0
Russian Studies 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 58
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 156
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 71
Accounting and Related Services, Other 0
Business Administration and Management, General 3
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 47
Finance, General 216
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 0
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other 0
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 96
Operations Management and Supervision 12
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 202
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science 32
Information Science/Studies 21
Education, Other 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 48
Mathematics Teacher Education 0
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 0
Secondary Education and Teaching 28
Spanish Language Teacher Education 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 119
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 2
French Language and Literature 1
German Language and Literature 2
Italian Language and Literature 1
Linguistics 5
Russian Language and Literature 0
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 0
Spanish Language and Literature 5
Health Professions and Related Programs
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 102
History, General 69
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 62
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Global Studies 61
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 0
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 21
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Islamic Studies 4
Philosophy 43
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 31
Geology/Earth Science, General 3
Geophysics and Seismology 0
Physics, General 15
Applied Psychology 86
Psychology, General 161
Social Sciences
Economics, General 279
Political Science and Government, General 124
Social Sciences, Other 10
Sociology 69
Theology and Religious Vocations
Theology/Theological Studies 16
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 9
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 8
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 5
Fine/Studio Arts, General 7
Music, General 5

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