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  • Top 77% in men's soccer in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 15% for spending per athlete in men's soccer

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:
17 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Large
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Testing Required:
SAT Midpoint:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Area Studies, Other 1
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 4
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 36
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 25
Business Administration and Management, General 61
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Advertising 23
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia 15
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other 3
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other 13
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 7
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other 21
Biology Teacher Education 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 28
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 6
Mathematics Teacher Education 2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 6
Social Studies Teacher Education 4
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 16
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature 0
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 21
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 5
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist 7
Nursing Education 0
Physician Assistant 5
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other 26
History, General 7
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 22
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 11
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 3
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 0
Religion/Religious Studies 0
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 5
Psychology, General 46
Social Sciences
Economics, General 14
Political Science and Government, General 13
Sociology 6

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