Bowie State University Women's Tennis


  • Top 79% in women's tennis in Division II for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 66% for spending per athlete in women's tennis 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:
16 to 1
Campus Setting:
Suburb: Large
Less Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
Transfer Out Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Dorms Coed
  • Other
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 57
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General 134
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician 93
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Journalism 0
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 0
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 27
Computer and Information Sciences, General 9
Art Teacher Education 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 21
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching 18
Music Teacher Education 0
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 0
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 6
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Development 38
Health Professions and Related Programs
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 86
History, General 27
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 60
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 0
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 12
Psychology, General 70
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 41
Social Sciences
International Relations and Affairs 0
Political Science and Government, General 0
Social Sciences, Other 1
Sociology 59
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 17
Design and Visual Communications, General 18
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 4

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