Saint Joseph's University Women's Softball


  • Top 94% in women's softball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 29% for spending per athlete in women's softball in Division I
  • Top 23% in women's softball for athlete graduation rate
  • Top 50% in women's softball in Division I for ACT score
  • Top 47% in women's softball 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:
13 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Large
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
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% Students from out of State:
Housing Options:
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Other
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
  • International Student
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
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Financial Aid:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Special Products Marketing Operations
  • Finance, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Asian Studies/Civilization 1
European Studies/Civilization 1
French Studies 0
Italian Studies 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 11
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 66
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 77
Actuarial Science 12
Business Administration and Management, General 31
Finance, General 98
Financial Planning and Services 2
Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Operations 34
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 9
Insurance 10
International Business/Trade/Commerce 25
International Marketing 0
Knowledge Management 0
Management Information Systems, General 2
Management Science 21
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 95
Organizational Behavior Studies 7
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management 0
Small Business Administration/Management 8
Special Products Marketing Operations 122
Specialized Merchandising, Sales, and Marketing Operations, Other 25
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication and Media Studies, Other 0
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 39
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 13
Information Science/Studies 0
Art Teacher Education 3
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision 4
Elementary Education and Teaching 52
Secondary Education and Teaching 1
Special Education and Teaching, General 0
Special Education and Teaching, Other 1
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 40
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 0
French Language and Literature 1
German Language and Literature 1
Italian Language and Literature 1
Latin Language and Literature 0
Linguistics 1
Spanish Language and Literature 5
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 51
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management 4
History, General 17
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 6
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 68
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Ancient Studies/Civilization 1
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 0
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 4
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 2
Religion/Religious Studies 0
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 6
Physics, General 7
Applied Behavior Analysis 1
Industrial and Organizational Psychology 1
Psychology, General 68
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration 0
Social Sciences
Criminology 30
Economics, General 9
International Relations and Affairs 18
Political Science and Government, General 20
Social Sciences, General 0
Sociology 18
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 7
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other 5
Music, General 3
Visual and Performing Arts, General 0

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