Norfolk State University Men's Football


  • Top 56% in men's football in Division I - FCS for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 64% 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:
16 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Midsize
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
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% Students from out of State:
Testing Required:
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Top 3 Majors:
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Psychology, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 35
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 44
Business/Commerce, General 101
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 48
Journalism 8
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 30
Information Technology 2
Business Teacher Education 0
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching 19
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 16
Engineering, Other 3
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician 0
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician 7
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician 17
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 5
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 12
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, Other 14
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 6
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 30
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 75
History, General 12
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 9
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 101
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 49
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 9
Physics, General 7
Psychology, General 100
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 71
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General 25
Sociology 99
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 18
Music, General 20

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