Tarleton State University Women's Golf


  • Top 6% in women's golf in Division II for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 4% for spending per athlete in women's golf in Division II
  • 64% in women's golf in Division II for ACT score
  • 73% in women's golf in Division II 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:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
Classroom Ratio:
19 to 1
Campus Setting:
Town: Remote
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
Transfer Out Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Other
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations 3
Agricultural Economics 25
Agricultural Mechanization, General 1
Agricultural/Farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling 65
Agriculture, General 0
Agronomy and Crop Science 11
Animal Sciences, General 23
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production 35
Livestock Management 14
Ornamental Horticulture 3
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 23
Biomedical Sciences, General 26
Zoology/Animal Biology 0
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 53
Business Administration and Management, General 54
Business/Commerce, General 139
Business/Managerial Economics 2
Finance, General 4
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 16
International Business/Trade/Commerce 5
Management Information Systems, General 0
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 34
Office Management and Supervision 7
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General 37
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 0
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 36
Computer Science 0
Information Technology 0
Civil Engineering, General 0
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 0
Engineering Mechanics 0
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics 4
Engineering, General 0
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 6
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician 0
Engineering Technology, General 0
Industrial Technology/Technician 30
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician 10
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 10
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 26
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature 3
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 18
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician 0
Histologic Technician 1
Nursing Administration 0
Nursing Education 0
Physical Therapy/Therapist 0
Pre-Dentistry Studies 0
Public Health, General 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 131
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant 0
History, General 8
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 34
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 52
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 31
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 12
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Global Studies 1
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 273
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 3
Natural Resources Management and Policy 0
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management 26
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 0
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 128
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 6
Geology/Earth Science, General 7
Hydrology and Water Resources Science 2
Physics, General 7
Psychology, General 112
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 43
Social Sciences
Economics, General 7
Political Science and Government, General 14
Sociology 3
Visual and Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 6
Fine/Studio Arts, General 10
Music Performance, General 1
Music, General 10

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