Sinclair Community College

  • 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 18,794 students (24% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 32%.

Top Rankings

Sinclair Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Ohio for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,351 teachers has grown by 71% over five years.
Sinclair Community College(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty1,351 staff91 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Sinclair Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
The Sinclair Community College diversity score of 0.51 is equal to the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment18,794 students1,346 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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# Full-Time Students4,447 students553 students
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# Part-Time Students14,347 students793 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
5%
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% Black
15%
14%
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% White
68%
68%
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% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Non Resident races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
4%
6%
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Diversity Score0.510.51
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College Completion Rate
27%
31%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,800$31,900
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,438 is less than the state average of $5,265. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,592 is less than the state average of $11,145. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,438$5,265
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,592$11,145
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid71%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,895$19,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,500
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Source: 2020 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Sinclair Community College is International College of Broadcasting (3.4 miles away).
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