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Sinclair Community College Overview

Sinclair Community College is a public institution located in Dayton, Ohio. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Sinclair Community College Known For?

8,090 Undergraduate Awards
  • The bachelor's degree is the highest award offered at Sinclair Community College.
  • In 2017-2018, 32% of the faculty were full-time.

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Sinclair Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Sinclair Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#16 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#56 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#108 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#110 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Sinclair Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Value General Psychology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value Psychology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Real Estate Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Computer Systems Networking Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Computer Programming Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Business Administration & Management Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Value Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#35 Best Computer & Information Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#73 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Sinclair Community College?

Location of Sinclair Community College

Contact details for Sinclair Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 444 W. Third St., Dayton, OH 45402-1460
Phone: 937-512-3000
Website: www.sinclair.edu

How Do I Get Into Sinclair Community College?

You can apply to Sinclair Community College online at: apply.sinclair.edu

As long as you submit the requested materials to Sinclair Community College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Sinclair Community College?

31% Take Out Loans
18.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Sinclair Community College, approximately 31% of students took out student loans averaging $3,629 a year. That adds up to $14,516 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Sinclair Community College is 18.5%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Sinclair Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,447 Full-Time Undergraduates
49% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 18,794 undergraduate students at Sinclair Community College, with 4,447 being full-time and 14,347 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Sinclair Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,447 full-time undergraduates at Sinclair Community College, 51% are male and 49% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Sinclair Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Sinclair Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Sinclair Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 94
Black or African American 554
Hispanic or Latino 197
White 2,960
International Students 253
Other Races/Ethnicities 389

Over 63 countries are represented at Sinclair Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, China, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Sinclair Community College

3,572 Took All Classes Online
6,929 Took At Least One Class Online
4.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 6,929 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Sinclair Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 2nd most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Sinclair Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Sinclair Community College was 4.8%. This is the #1,685 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Sinclair Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Sinclair Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 34%
Business Support & Assistant Services 81%
Business, Management & Marketing 43%
Communication & Journalism 19%
Communication & Media Studies 34%
Computer & Information Sciences 22%
Computer Programming 21%
Computer Systems Analysis 12%
Computer Systems Networking 29%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 15%
English Language & Literature 16%
General English Literature 38%
Health Professions 33%
History 5%
History 5%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 14%
Hospitality Management 19%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 15%
Liberal Arts General Studies 15%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Sinclair Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Sinclair Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Computer Systems Analysis #2
Real Estate #17
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services #35
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions #41
Computer Systems Networking #41
Computer Programming #46
History #49
History #49
Communication & Media Studies #78
Business Support & Assistant Services #94
Communication & Journalism #115
General Psychology #116
Psychology #161
Health & Medical Administrative Services #248
Computer & Information Sciences #291
Criminal Justice & Corrections #307
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #346
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #381
Liberal Arts General Studies #381

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Sinclair Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 655 187 409 1,251
Business Support & Assistant Services 1,019 8 9 1,036
Mental & Social Health Services 715 14 142 871
Criminal Justice & Corrections 350 47 60 457
Liberal Arts General Studies 4 315 0 319
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 135 154 5 294
Real Estate 272 12 0 284
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 284 0 0 284
Hospitality Management 250 7 23 280
Allied Health Professions 77 111 58 246
Design & Applied Arts 114 54 0 168
Entrepreneurial Studies 73 12 80 165
Health & Medical Administrative Services 56 53 54 163
Culinary Arts 85 34 43 162
Social Work 132 27 0 159
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 63 38 49 150
Nursing 0 120 0 120
Computer Systems Networking 65 52 0 117
Computer Systems Analysis 111 0 0 111
Industrial Production Technology 60 27 20 107
Fire Protection 99 5 0 104
Computer Programming 73 28 0 101
Dental Support Services 68 20 0 88
Computer Engineering Technology 73 0 0 73
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 50 19 0 69
General Engineering 0 64 0 64
General Psychology 0 64 0 64
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 57 0 57
Air Transportation 19 20 11 50
Information Technology 34 10 0 44
Health & Physical Education 33 7 0 40
Communication & Media Studies 1 34 0 35
Human Development & Family Studies 35 0 0 35
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 34 0 34
Legal Support Services 0 25 6 31
General Biology 0 30 0 30
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 15 12 0 27
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 26 0 26
Computer Software & Applications 11 9 2 22
Horticulture 20 0 0 20
Accounting 2 17 0 19
History 0 19 0 19
Precision Metal Working 18 0 0 18
General English Literature 0 16 0 16
Writing Studies 4 11 0 15
Fine & Studio Arts 1 13 0 14
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 4 8 1 13
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 0 12 1 13
Human Resource Management 12 0 0 12
Mathematics 0 12 0 12
Geography & Cartography 9 3 0 12
Electronics Engineering Technology 7 4 0 11
Drama & Theater Arts 0 11 0 11
Architectural Engineering Technology 0 10 0 10
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 9 0 1 10
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 10 0 10
Sociology 0 10 0 10
Construction Engineering Technology 1 8 0 9
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 9 0 0 9
Political Science & Government 0 8 0 8
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 0 7 7
Chemistry 0 7 0 7
Music 0 7 0 7
Public Relations & Advertising 0 4 2 6
Environmental Control Technology 4 2 0 6
Quality Control Technology 4 0 2 6
American Sign Language 0 6 0 6
Industrial Engineering 0 4 0 4
Marketing 3 0 0 3
Civil Engineering Technology 0 3 0 3
Ethnic Studies 3 0 0 3
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 3 0 0 3
International Studies 3 0 0 3
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 2 0 2
Audiovisual Communications 2 0 0 2
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 2 0 0 2
Area Studies 2 0 0 2
Homeland Security 1 0 1 2
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 1 1
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 1 0 1
Public Health 0 1 0 1
Intelligence & Command Control Operations 1 0 0 1
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 1 0 1
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 1 0 1
Arts & Media Management 1 0 0 1
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 0 0 0 0
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 0 0
General Business/Commerce 0 0 0 0
Management Information Systems 0 0 0 0
Communication & Journalism (Other) 0 0 0 0
Graphic Communications 0 0 0 0
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 0
Other Computer & Information Sciences 0 0 0 0
Building Management & Inspection 0 0 0 0
Plumbing & Water Supply 0 0 0 0
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 0 0 0
Engineering Technology (Other) 0 0 0 0
Housing 0 0 0 0
Military Systems & Maintenance Technology 0 0 0 0
Philosophy 0 0 0 0
Physics 0 0 0 0
Public Administration 0 0 0 0
Dance 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 5,156 1,947 987 8,090

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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