Howard Payne University Men's Football


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Meet Nate

Counseling Associate

Nate holds a B.A. from Stanford University and has worked with Sparks since 2015. Prior to his time at Sparks, Nate spent seven years in Division I coaching and recruiting. Equipped with real-life stories from Stanford University’s office of admissions, Nate’s extensive knowledge of the recruiting process enables him to better advise parents and students at every step.

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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
Classroom Ratio:
10 to 1
Campus Setting:
Town: Remote
Less Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Psychology, General
  • Criminology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 12
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 4
Business Administration and Management, General 15
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 7
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 0
Business/Commerce, General 0
Finance, General 1
Management Information Systems, General 0
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia 0
Mass Communication/Media Studies 0
Organizational Communication, General 2
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 8
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other 0
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other 0
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 0
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 5
Computer Science 0
Art Teacher Education 0
Biology Teacher Education 0
Business Teacher Education 0
Computer Teacher Education 0
Drama and Dance Teacher Education 1
Elementary Education and Teaching 14
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 4
History Teacher Education 1
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 0
Mathematics Teacher Education 1
Music Teacher Education 7
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 5
Secondary Education and Teaching 0
Social Studies Teacher Education 2
Spanish Language Teacher Education 2
Speech Teacher Education 0
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 4
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Human Development and Family Studies, General 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature 0
Spanish Language and Literature 0
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 3
Health and Wellness, General 0
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 0
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 0
American History (United States) 0
European History 0
History, General 3
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 0
Forensic Science and Technology 1
Legal Professions and Studies
Pre-Law Studies 5
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 6
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 0
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis 3
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 0
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 13
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 0
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Christian Studies 0
Philosophy 0
Physical Sciences
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General 0
Chemistry, General 1
Psychology, General 17
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Policy Analysis, General 0
Social Work 3
Social Sciences
Anthropology, Other 0
Criminology 15
International Relations and Affairs 0
Political Science and Government, General 0
Social Sciences, General 2
Sociology 0
Theology and Religious Vocations
Bible/Biblical Studies 3
Lay Ministry 0
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology 0
Religious Education 1
Religious/Sacred Music 1
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other 1
Theology/Theological Studies 2
Youth Ministry 6
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 0
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 1
Fine/Studio Arts, General 1
Keyboard Instruments 0
Music Performance, General 1
Voice and Opera 1

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