Delaware State University Men's Football


  • Top 23% in men's football in Division I - FCS for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 37% for spending per athlete in men's football in Division I - FCS
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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:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
Classroom Ratio:
15 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Small
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Agricultural Business and Management, General 0
Agriculture, General 19
Animal Sciences, General 0
Plant Sciences, General 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 3
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 17
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 16
Business Administration and Management, General 50
Business/Managerial Economics 0
Finance, General 0
Hospitality Administration/Management, General 6
Management Science 0
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 0
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Broadcast Journalism 0
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 0
Journalism 0
Mass Communication/Media Studies 57
Public Relations/Image Management 0
Radio and Television 0
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 0
Computer Science 6
Information Science/Studies 0
Art Teacher Education 2
Biology Teacher Education 0
Business Teacher Education 0
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 3
Elementary Education and Teaching 5
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 0
Foreign Language Teacher Education 0
Health Teacher Education 0
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 4
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching 0
Mathematics Teacher Education 1
Music Teacher Education 1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 5
Physics Teacher Education 0
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 0
Social Science Teacher Education 0
Spanish Language Teacher Education 1
Special Education and Teaching, General 0
Special Education and Teaching, Other 2
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education 0
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics 7
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 10
Writing, General 0
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General 6
Consumer Economics 0
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 0
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature 0
Spanish Language and Literature 0
Health Professions and Related Programs
Community Health and Preventive Medicine 0
Pre-Veterinary Studies 0
Public Health Education and Promotion 12
Public Health, General 0
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 25
American History (United States) 0
History, General 5
History, Other 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 33
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 4
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Computer Science 0
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 0
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management 0
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other 0
Natural Resources Management and Policy 5
Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other 0
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management 0
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 50
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 16
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 6
Chemistry, Other 1
Physics, General 2
Physics, Other 0
Psychology, General 40
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 30
Science Technologies/Technicians
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician 0
Social Sciences
Criminology 45
Political Science and Government, General 8
Sociology 4
Transportation and Materials Moving
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General 7
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations 1
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 0
Fine and Studio Arts Management 1
Fine/Studio Arts, General 8
Music, General 7

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