University of South Dakota Women's Tennis

Summary

  • Top 74% in women's tennis in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 56% for spending per athlete in women's tennis in Division I
  • 63% in women's tennis in Division I for ACT 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:
7,435
Tuition:
$20,974
Tuition Category:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
$15,898
Classroom Ratio:
17 to 1
Campus Setting:
Town: Distant
Selectivity:
Less Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
52%
Transfer Out Rate:
30%
% Students on Campus:
28%
% Students from out of State:
33%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Frat Sorority
  • Other
Testing Required:
Yes
ACT Midpoint:
23
SAT Midpoint:
960
Financial Aid:
Reasonable
Academics:
Moderate
Top 3 Majors:
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Psychology, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
American Indian/Native American Studies 1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 0
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 47
Biomedical Sciences, General 18
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 45
Business Administration and Management, General 51
Finance, General 29
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 0
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 25
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Mass Communication/Media Studies 51
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 14
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 8
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other 0
Education
Art Teacher Education 1
Biology Teacher Education 2
Chemistry Teacher Education 0
Drama and Dance Teacher Education 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 60
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 9
History Teacher Education 8
Mathematics Teacher Education 2
Music Teacher Education 7
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 4
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 0
Social Science Teacher Education 0
Spanish Language Teacher Education 0
Special Education and Teaching, General 0
Speech Teacher Education 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 22
Rhetoric and Composition 0
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature 0
German Language and Literature 1
Spanish Language and Literature 8
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 6
Clinical/Medical Social Work 27
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 27
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 34
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 85
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management 24
Physician Assistant 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 184
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 23
History
History, General 21
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 61
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 36
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 3
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Global Studies 6
Sustainability Studies 5
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 57
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 2
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 9
Geology/Earth Science, General 3
Physics, General 0
Psychology
Psychology, General 76
Social Sciences
Anthropology 10
Economics, General 19
Political Science and Government, General 25
Sociology 3
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 19
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 14
Music Performance, General 8
Music, General 2

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