- 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.
Sinclair Community College serves 18,687 students (21% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 18,687 students
- In-state tuition: $3,438
- Out-state tuition: $6,592
- Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
- Minority enrollment: 33%
- Source: Verified school update
Sinclair Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:
Debt For Students
The teacher population of 1,351 teachers has grown by 104% over five years.
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Four or more years
Four or more years
The student population of Sinclair Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Sinclair Community College diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $3,438 is less than the state average of $4,876. The in-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,592 is less than the state average of $11,127. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
- 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.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Sinclair Community College cost?
Sinclair Community College's tuition is approximately $3,438 for In-State students and $6,592 for Out-State students.
What is Sinclair Community College's ranking?
Sinclair Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Ohio for: Least expensive tuition, Largest student body and Least debt for graduating students.
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