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 19,093 students (27% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
  • Sinclair Community College is one of 7 community colleges within Montgomery County, OH.
  • The nearest community college to Sinclair Community College is Miami-Jacobs Career College-Dayton (0.7 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 660 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Sinclair Community College(OH) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty660 staff35 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Sinclair Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Sinclair Community College diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment19,093 students734 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio29:127:1
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# Full-Time Students5,211 students450 students
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# Part-Time Students13,882 students284 students
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% Asian
2%
1%
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% Hispanic
2%
3%
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% Black
10%
12%
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% White
72%
73%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Non Resident races
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% Unknown races
12%
10%
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Diversity Score0.460.44
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College Completion Rate
12%
31%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,800$30,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,438 is less than the state average of $5,885. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,592 is less than the state average of $11,160. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,438$5,885
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,592$11,160
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid83%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,818$21,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,782$6,834
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Source: 2016 (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.

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