Sinclair Community College

Sinclair Community College

Sinclair Community College is a community college located in Dayton, Ohio that was established in 1887, and is named after David A. Sinclair, a Scottish immigrant and secretary of the Dayton YMCA. The college operates satellite locations in Englewood, Huber Heights, and Mason. According to the enrollment figures, it is one of the largest community college campuses in North America.

The college has been recognized as an elite Vanguard Learning College by the League for Innovation in the Community College. It offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse fields of study. Sinclair is a member of the Ohio Community College Athletic Association (OCCAC) and the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Their official mascot is Tartan Pride and their sports teams are nicknamed the Tartans.

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Contacting Sinclair Community College

Sinclair Community College
444 W. Third St.
Dayton , OH 45402-1460
General Phone: (937) 512-3000

Sinclair Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine548EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Engineering Technician404architectural engineering tech, civil engineering tech, electronics tech, electromechanical tech, instrumentation tech, HVAC tech, environmental engineering tech, plastics engineering tech, manufacturing tech, ...
Liberal Arts398foreign language and literature, sign language translation, English, creative writing, liberal arts and sciences, geography, political science, sociology, history ...
Medical Support and Technology348dental hygienist, medical assistant, pharmacy tech, allied health and medical assisting, electrocardiograph tech, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, cytotechnologist, ...
Real Estate and Construction Management288real estate
Photography and Commercial Art286commercial art, drawing, multimedia, printmaking
Business and Management278business, business management, purchasing and contract management, logistics, accounting, accounting technology, banking, human resources, management information systems, ...
Computer Science and Engineering182computer and info science, computer security, computer support
Medical Administration128medical office management, medical records tech, medical transcription, medical secretary
Security and Law Enforcement118corrections, criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and police, security and loss prevention, fire protection tech
Education and Teaching101education of physically impaired, elementary school teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching, early childhood education, physical education teaching
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy77occupational therapist assistant, dietitian
Office and Administration73office data entry, general office occupations, business support services
Therapy and Counseling63psychology, physical therapist assistant, substance abuse counseling
Hospitality61tourism and travel, hotel management, restaurant and food services management
Media44communication studies, photo and film tech, desktop publishing and imaging, printing press operation
Law36legal secretary, legal assistant
Engineering33engineering, industrial engineering
Design26interior design
Transportation20aviation tech, commercial pilot and flight crew
Art Studies20art studies, arts management
Cooking and Culinary Arts17chef training
Family and Social Work16family and community services, public administration, social work
Science16biotechnology, biological and biomedical sciences, chemistry, physics
Drama and Performing Arts11dance, drama, theatre design
Music10music, various music studies
Mechanics and Repair9aircraft maintenance, aircraft powerplant tech, avionics maintenance
Production Trades5tool and die tech
Religion and Philosophy3philosophy
Fine Arts1sculpture

Number of programs and degrees for Sinclair Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year1,61646
Associate's degree1,68483
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years32722

Sinclair Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Sinclair Community College had a total enrollment of 18,691 students (12,404 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 70%
Black 17%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 9%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 18%
20-21 16%
22-24 14%
25-29 15%
30-34 10%
35-39 7%
40-49 11%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

State unknown1%

Sinclair Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 53 %
Part-Time 41 %

Sinclair Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Dayton, Ohio for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Ohio Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Sinclair Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,646
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,220
Books and supplies $ 1,080

Financial Aid:
Sinclair Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 311900)

Sinclair Community College Faculty

Sinclair Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track3451
Non-tenured and not on tenure track3139

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*0*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year79$76,08881$73,328
Associate professoracademic year53$55,54458$55,734
Assistant professoracademic year20$49,70732$48,908
Instructoracademic year1*7$40,926
No academic rankacademic year20$38,30029$38,300
All faculty totalacademic year173$62,176207$58,620

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Sinclair Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports171027

Sinclair Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Arts Management

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Logistics and Materials Management
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
Marketing, Other
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management
Retailing and Retail Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Interior Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education/Teaching Individuals - Orthopedic/Oth Phys Impairments
Elementary Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching

Engineering, General
Industrial Engineering

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Instrumentation Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Plastics Engineering Technology/Technician
Quality Control Technology/Technician
Surveying Technology/Surveying

Family And Social Work
Family and Community Services
Public Administration
Social Work

Fine Arts

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Restaurant/Food Services Management
Tourism and Travel Services Management

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Creative Writing
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
Printing Press Operator

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Office Management/Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician
Hematology Technology/Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Music, General
Music, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Office And Administration
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Tool and Die Technology/Technician

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Religion And Philosophy

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Chemistry, General
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician
Security and Loss Prevention Services

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant
Psychology, General
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew

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What Sets Sinclair Community College Apart:

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% of degrees in photography and commercial art
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% of degrees in computer science and engineering
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% students 40 years or older
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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 15%Sinclair Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in engineering technician
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Top 15%Sinclair Community College % of degrees in engineering technician
% of degrees in engineering
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%Sinclair Community College % of degrees in engineering
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%Sinclair Community College % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%Sinclair Community College % of degrees in therapy and counseling
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
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% of degrees in hospitality
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Top 20%Sinclair Community College % of degrees in hospitality
% of degrees in office and administration
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Top 20%Sinclair Community College % of degrees in office and administration

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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