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About Sinclair

Graduate with the right skills to succeed in today's jobs. Sinclair offers more than 250 degree and certificate programs, including specialized and technical areas of study that are in high demand in the Dayton region. In the last four years, more than 15,000 credentials have been earned by Sinclair students.

Sinclair offers course schedules and options, including online, to match your lifestyle. Credits easily transfer to four-year colleges and universities in Ohio and elsewhere, with more than 100 university transfer agreements that make it easy to transfer to advanced study. More than 3,500 students transfer every year from Sinclair.

With one of the lowest tuition rates in Ohio, Sinclair is committed to providing quality education and consistently ranks among the top community colleges in America. Sinclair's student-to-faculty ratio of nineteen-to-one is among the lowest at any Ohio college. Students who complete degrees at Sinclair see a 94% median increase in their yearly earnings the first year after graduation; from a median annual pay of $17,700 before graduation to $34,400 the year after graduation (Source: ODJFS and NSC data).

Four Sinclair students standing outside on campus near building 10.

The Region's Choice

Sinclair remains the Southwest Ohio Region's primary choice for college education having awarded more degrees and certificates than any other Ohio Community College over the last 5 years (Source: Ohio Board of Regents). More students in the Dayton region choose Sinclair for their undergraduate degree than any other local college. More people, from the eight county region (Darke, Miami, Clark, Preble, Montgomery, Greene, Butler and Warren), study at Sinclair than study at any other single University in the World!

With our enrollment of more than 30,000 students, Sinclair is among the largest community colleges in America. We offer classes at our downtown Dayton campus regional centers in CentervilleEnglewood, Huber Heights and Mason, online, and at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, making us accessible to everyone in Southwest Ohio and beyond. Our remarkable students, faculty and staff 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.


Learn More About Sinclair

Sinclair celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2012, and after 132 years of helping students achieve their dreams and goals, Sinclair as always looks to find the need and endeavor to meet it for helping students today and in the future succeed in the changing workforce of new and growing career fields.

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