Sinclair Community College

Tel: (937)512-3000
22,218 students
Public institution
Sinclair Community College offers transfer and technical associate degree programs, certificate programs, and continuing education opportunities; provides quality instruction, educational activities, counseling, support services, and assessment tools to facilitate the growth and development of lifelong learning and to assist individuals to achieve personal and professional goals and prepare today's work force to meet the needs of a rapidly changing technologically advanced, global economy through traditional and non-traditional alternatives.
School Highlights
Sinclair Community College serves 22,218 students (33% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Sinclair Community College is one of 8 community colleges within Montgomery County, OH.
The nearest community college is Lincoln College of Technology-Dayton (0.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 681 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
College Sinclair Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 681 staff
61 staff
Sinclair Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 22,218 has grown by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 45% over five years.
Total Enrollment 22,218 students 1,315 students
Sinclair Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1
Sinclair Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 7,252 students
815 students
Sinclair Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 14,966 students
1,061 students
Sinclair Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Sinclair Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Sinclair Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Sinclair Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Sinclair Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Sinclair Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Sinclair Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Sinclair Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Sinclair Community College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Sinclair Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.54 0.70
Sinclair Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,432 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,600 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,432 $5,590
Sinclair Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,600 $10,086
Sinclair Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 87%
Sinclair Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • As a comprehensive community college, Sinclair offers a variety of important services like University transfer classes and programs (like art, humanities, and sciences); direct-to-work career programs (like health and engineering programs); custom training classes for business workers; a full-service conference and banquet center and Expert consulting and assistance to numerous community initiatives. With our enrollment of 24,000 students, our single-campus college in downtown Dayton, Ohio, is among the largest community college campuses in America. Our remarkable faculty, staff, and students exhibit quality as evidenced by frequent national and state awards. We are also proud to be members of the board of the League for Innovation in the Community College. Sinclair is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. Sinclair is also a member of the Ohio Association of Community Colleges. Programs of study are approved by the Ohio Board of Regents. Sinclair is authorized to grant associate degrees in arts, sciences, applied science, and individualized and technical study.

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