University of Wisconsin-Parkside Men's Golf


  • Top 71% in men's golf in Division II for avg athletic scholarship
  • 67% in men's golf in Division II for ACT 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:
21 to 1
Campus Setting:
Suburb: Midsize
Less Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • International Student
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Psychology, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 48
Molecular Biology 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 35
Business Administration and Management, General 101
Management Information Systems, General 13
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 13
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General 31
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 22
Elementary Education and Teaching 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 27
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
German Language and Literature 0
Spanish Language and Literature 5
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator 1
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 32
History, General 18
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 83
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 7
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 9
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Global Studies 1
Sustainability Studies 3
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 52
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 0
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 7
Geology/Earth Science, General 14
Physics, General 0
Psychology, General 53
Social Sciences
Economics, General 10
Geography 10
Political Science and Government, General 10
Sociology 38
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 12
Digital Arts 21
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 9
Music, General 10

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