Summary

  • Top 59% in women's water polo in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 53% for spending per athlete in women's water polo in Division I
  • 73% in women's water polo in Division I for ACT score
  • 74% in women's water polo 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:
3,178
Tuition:
$52,236
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$26,816
Classroom Ratio:
12 to 1
Campus Setting:
Suburb: Large
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
75%
Transfer Out Rate:
20%
% Students on Campus:
77%
% Students from out of State:
18%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
25
SAT Midpoint:
1120
Financial Aid:
Reasonable
Academics:
Demanding
Top 3 Majors:
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Accounting
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization 6
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 13
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 12
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 70
Ecology 17
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 100
Actuarial Science 6
Finance, General 59
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 136
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 26
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 44
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 0
French Language and Literature 4
Spanish Language and Literature 7
History
History, General 31
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 12
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 2
Religion/Religious Studies 4
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 5
Physics, General 10
Psychology
Psychology, General 103
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 23
Social Sciences
Economics, General 36
Political Science and Government, General 23
Sociology 17
Visual and Performing Arts
Visual and Performing Arts, General 11

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