Fort Valley State University Women's Softball


  • Top 93% in women's softball in Division II for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 71% for spending per athlete in women's softball in Division II
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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:
17 to 1
Campus Setting:
Town: Fringe
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
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% Students from out of State:
Testing Required:
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Top 3 Majors:
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Journalism
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Agricultural Economics 6
Animal Sciences, General 4
Horticultural Science 3
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 34
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 15
Business Administration and Management, General 30
Business/Commerce, General 12
Business/Managerial Economics 0
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 5
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Journalism 39
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 11
Information Science/Studies 16
Agricultural Teacher Education 0
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 8
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education 0
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 9
Music Teacher Education 1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 7
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 4
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other 5
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General 7
Human Development and Family Studies, General 18
Health Professions and Related Programs
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant 18
History, General 4
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 65
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 14
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 11
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 6
Psychology, General 63
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 19
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General 10
Sociology 2
Visual and Performing Arts
Commercial and Advertising Art 7

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