McPherson College Men's Football


  • Top 92% in men's football in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 75% for spending per athlete in men's football in Division I
  • 61% in men's football in Division I for ACT score
  • Top 39% in men's football in Division I 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:
13 to 1
Campus Setting:
Town: Remote
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Agriculture, General 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 5
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 1
Accounting and Finance 0
Accounting and Related Services, Other 0
Business Administration and Management, General 12
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other 3
Finance, General 2
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 4
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General 5
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Information Technology 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 8
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other 0
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other 21
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 0
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature 1
History, General 4
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 0
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies 0
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 16
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other 3
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 0
Developmental and Child Psychology 3
Psychology, General 0
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services, General 7
Social Sciences
Criminology 8
Political Science and Government, General 2
Sociology 0
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 0
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 0
Graphic Design 6
Music, General 0
Musical Theatre 0

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