SOCHE (Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education)

Phone: (937) 258-8890

Email:        Web address:

Brief Description of Program:

The Southernwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) is a not-for-profit consortium of 20 colleges and universities, one foundation, and two corporations. The consortium was formed to promote service and inter-institutional cooperation; to hold conferences for representatives of the teaching and research faculty and staff, library and administrative staff; to serve as a clearinghouse for the exchange of information; to conduct cooperative programs in teaching, research, enrichment of student life; and to foster lectures, concerts and exhibits. The mission continues today.

The Degree Finder:

Located at, The Degree Finder offers access to an alphabetical listing of education programs; and then hyperlinks to each college and university, which offers the program.

Search online for Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s and Doctorate Degree Programs

  • Check out alphabetical listing of all offered major

Search online for “Certificate Programs”

  • See what programs are available to advance your learning!

Search for “Short Term” Programs

  • Find the RIGHT program for you!

Search for “Special Programs and Licensures”

  • Locate new programs!

Cross Registration:
Cross-register and take classes at any of SOCHE’s 20 participating member college and universities without paying additional tuition!!!

  • Expand your horizons even further and cross-register with participating campuses in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky!
    Enrich your choice of different classes, meet new students and faculty, become a part of a broader college campus experience!
  • Learn how to participate in SOCHE’s Cross Registration Program by visiting SOCHE’s website at:

SOCHE’S Member Colleges and Universities

  • Air Force Institute of Technology
  • Antioch University
  • Capital University
  • Cedarville University
  • Central State University
  • Clark State Community College
  • Edison Community College
  • Kettering College of Medical Arts
  • Miami-Jacobs College
  • Sinclair Community College
  • Southern State Community College
  • The Union Institute &University
  • United Theological Seminary
  • University of Dayton
  • University of Phoenix-Dayton/Troy Center
  • Urbana University
  • Wilberforce University
  • Wilmington College
  • Wittenberg University
  • Wright State University