Summary

  • Top 35% in women's softball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 15% for spending per athlete in women's softball in Division I
  • Top 21% in women's softball in Division I for ACT score
  • Top 37% in women's softball in Division I for SAT score

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:
973
Tuition:
$38,540
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$22,611
Classroom Ratio:
10 to 1
Campus Setting:
Town: Distant
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
54%
% Students on Campus:
63%
% Students from out of State:
39%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Frat Sorority
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
  • International Student
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
23
SAT Midpoint:
999
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Equestrian/Equine Studies
  • Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Equestrian/Equine Studies 29
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management 5
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 8
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 9
Business Administration and Management, General 41
Management Information Systems, General 4
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General 8
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 1
Education
Art Teacher Education 0
Biology Teacher Education 0
Education, General 10
Elementary Education and Teaching 6
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 1
History Teacher Education 0
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 4
Social Science Teacher Education 2
Special Education and Teaching, General 3
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other 1
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
American Sign Language (ASL) 2
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation 24
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 3
History
History, General 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 0
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 1
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 5
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 0
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General 0
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 9
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 10
Psychology
Psychology, General 4
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 9
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 1
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 4
Graphic Design 3

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