Sinclair Community College

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General Information

Admission Office

444 West Third Street

Dayton, OH 45402-1460

(937) 512-3000

(800) 315-3000

Fax: (937) 512-2393

Contact: Greg Potts

Director and Systems Manager for Outreach Services
Main Address

444 West Third Street

Dayton, OH 45402-1406

(937) 512-2500

Total undergrads: 23,259

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 3,698

Degree-seeking undergrads: 19,053


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: $20

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission to allied health programs, paralegal program, tool and machining program, early childhood education all based on placement test scores and/or high school grades and specific program criteria.

College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

Architectural Technology A

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Arts – General A
Ceramics C
Commercial Photography C
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Dance A,C
Drama/Theater Arts A
Drawing C
Fine/Studio Arts A
Interior Design A
Multimedia C
Music – General A,C
Music – General Performance A,C
Music History/Literature A
Theater Design/Stagecraft A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A
Biotechnology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Banking/Financial Services A,C
Business – General A,C
Business Administration/Management A
Hospitality Administration/Management A
Human Resources Development C
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Labor Studies A
Labor/Personnel Relations A,C
Logistics/Materials Management A
Purchasing/Procurement/Contracts A,C
Real Estate A
Retailing A
Sales and Distribution A
Tourism/Travel Services A
Travel/Tourism Management A

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric A,C
Digital Communications/Multimedia C

Communications Technologies

Desktop Publishing C
Photographic/Film Technology C
Printing Press Operations C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – Specific Applications A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Data Entry Applications C
Web/Multimedia Management A,C

Construction Trades

Construction Site Management C


Education of Multiple Handicapped A
Elementary Education A
Music Teacher Education A
Physical Education A
Secondary Education A
Special Education A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A
Automotive Engineering Technology A,C
CAD/CADD Drafting/Design A,C
Civil Engineering/Technology A
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Electromechanical Technologies A
Environmental Engineering Technology A
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration C
Manufacturing Technologies A
Mechanical Engineering Technology A,C
Plastics A,C
Robotics A
Surveying Technology A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C
Foods/Nutrition Studies A,C
Institutional Food Production A,C

Foreign Language & Literature

Sign Language Interpretation A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Hygiene A
Dietetic Technician A
Electrocardiograph Technology C
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Health Services – General A,C
Home Attendant C
Massage Therapy A
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Insurance Coding C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology A,C
Medical Transcription C
Mental Health Services Technology A
Nursing – Practical A
Nursing Assistance C
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Pharmacy Assistance C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Respiratory Therapy A
Respiratory Therapy Technician A
Substance Abuse Counseling C
Surgical Technology A


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Aircraft Mechanics C
Aircraft Powerplant Technology C
Automotive Technology A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences C
Health/Physical Fitness A

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A

Precision Production Trades

Tool/Die Technology A,C


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A,C
Public Administration A
Social Work A,C

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A,C
Criminal Justice Studies A
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A,C
Fire Science/Firefighting C
Fire Services Administration C
Police Science A

Social Sciences

Geography A
Sociology A
Urban Studies A

Transportation & Materials Moving

Aviation Management A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Sinclair Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (937) 512-3000
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 444 W. Third St., Dayton, OH 45402-1460
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 18,794
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 11,368 (60% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,089
Out-of-state Tuition: $7,356
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 71%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,931

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Sinclair Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Sinclair Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 3
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 21
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 2514
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 24
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 136
Construction Trades 31
Education 24
Engineering 2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 2415
English Language and Literature/Letters 12
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 12
Health Professions and Related Programs 3221
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 128
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 21
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 83
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences 32
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 22
Personal and Culinary Services 32
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 3
Precision Production 2
Psychology 2
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 12
Science Technologies/Technicians 11
Social Sciences 24
Transportation and Materials Moving 52
Visual and Performing Arts 77
Grand total 162118

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Sinclair Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $4,089
Out-of-state $7,356
Books and supplies $960

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 950 71%
Grant or scholarship aid 867 65% $4,931
Student loan aid 325 24% $4,332

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 8,096 44% $3,325
Federal student loans 4,201 23% $4,300

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Sinclair Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Sinclair Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Sinclair Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 18,794
Undergraduate enrollment 18,794
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Sinclair Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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