John Brown University Men's Golf


  • Top 16% in men's golf in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 21% for spending per athlete in men's golf in Division I
  • Top 9% in men's golf in Division I for ACT score
  • Top 4% in men's golf 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:
15 to 1
Campus Setting:
Town: Distant
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 7
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 14
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 12
Business Administration and Management, General 7
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 124
Business/Commerce, General 43
Construction Management 15
International Business/Trade/Commerce 16
Management Information Systems, General 0
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 8
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General 10
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia 9
Journalism 1
Public Relations/Image Management 3
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 32
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 7
Mathematics Teacher Education 1
Music Teacher Education 2
Social Studies Teacher Education 3
Engineering, General 28
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Family and Community Services 23
Human Development and Family Studies, General 4
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature 5
History, General 12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 9
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Global Studies 8
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other 2
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 15
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 1
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 6
Physical Sciences, Other 5
Psychology, General 13
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General 3
Theology and Religious Vocations
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other 1
Religious/Sacred Music 6
Theology/Theological Studies 5
Youth Ministry 9
Visual and Performing Arts
Cinematography and Film/Video Production 2
Graphic Design 22
Illustration 7
Music Performance, General 1
Music, General 5
Photography 15

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