Summary

  • Top 25% in men's football in Division III for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 52% for spending per athlete in men's football in Division III
  • Top 10% in men's football in Division III for ACT score
  • Top 6% in men's football in Division III for SAT score

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:
5,864
Tuition:
$66,172
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$37,820
Classroom Ratio:
15 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Small
Selectivity:
Most Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
81%
Transfer Out Rate:
4%
% Students on Campus:
57%
% Students from out of State:
67%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Frat Sorority
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
30
SAT Midpoint:
1395
Financial Aid:
Reasonable
Academics:
Strenuous
Top 3 Majors:
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Architecture and Related Services
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology 0
Architecture 45
Architecture and Related Services, Other 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 0
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other 23
Bioinformatics 7
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 0
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 33
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General 81
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General 4
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia 17
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 0
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 0
Computer Science 101
Information Technology 13
Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering 70
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 72
Chemical Engineering 74
Civil Engineering, General 60
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 84
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics 0
Engineering Science 0
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 7
Industrial Engineering 58
Materials Engineering 26
Mechanical Engineering 169
Nuclear Engineering 19
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology 31
Health Professions and Related Programs
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies 10
Legal Professions and Studies
Pre-Law Studies 0
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 37
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Cognitive Science 3
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General 3
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 5
Science, Technology and Society 0
Sustainability Studies 2
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 0
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 10
Geology/Earth Science, General 2
Hydrology and Water Resources Science 0
Physical Sciences, Other 0
Physics, General 33
Physics, Other 8
Psychology
Psychology, General 7
Social Sciences
Economics, General 5
Social Sciences, General 0
Visual and Performing Arts
Game and Interactive Media Design 19
Visual and Performing Arts, General 4

What Sparks is About