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We're excited to help you explore your opportunities at Sinclair and build for your future. For over 134 years, Sinclair has offered students high-quality, affordable education combined with small class sizes and effective, hands-on learning. At Sinclair, you will attend one of the country's top community colleges and choose from nearly 300 degree and certificate programs. Our 30,000-member student body and our 3,000 award-winning faculty and staff will support you on your education journey.

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Letter from President Johnson

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Welcome to Sinclair Community College, and thank you for considering YOUR community's college!

Taking the first step in your college journey can be an overwhelming experience…congratulations on making this momentous and life-changing decision! Sinclair is one of the top community colleges in the U.S., and we are consistently ranked one of the best in the nation for our high-quality programs and affordable tuition.

No matter if this is your first time in college, or if you've taken college classes in the past, Sinclair has programs tailored to what you want and need. From flexible day and evening scheduling options, to online and in-person classes, a Sinclair education is well within your reach. Whether you want to go straight to work after graduation, or if you want to transfer credits to continue your education at a four-year university, Sinclair will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to be successful. And if you need any assistance along the way, Sinclair's dedicated faculty and staff will help you reach your goals with a wide variety of programs and services.

Regardless of what major you choose, or which educational path you decide to follow, Sinclair is here to help you build your future on a solid foundation. I am proud to be a member of the Sinclair community, and I hope you will proudly call yourself a Sinclair student.

We look forward to having you in class!

Signature of Dr. Steven L. Johnson

Dr. Steven L. Johnson
President & CEO
Sinclair Community College

Where Your Goals Become Reality

At Sinclair, you will find the faculty, staff, programs, and technology to help you build the pathway to your career. We are here to listen and help you plan your next steps to success.


Consistently ranked among the top community colleges in America for quality of teaching and supportive services.


One of the lowest tuition rates in the state of Ohio.


Founded in 1887, Sinclair has been a leader in providing quality education in southwest Ohio for more than 134 years.

Transfer Easy

Credits easily transfer to four-year colleges and universities in Ohio and elsewhere.

Job readiness

Graduate with the skills to succeed in today's in-demand jobs.


Courses offered during the day, evening, online, virtually, and at multiple locations to fit your schedule.

Career and success focused

Our graduates are highly sought after because they have mastered the skills needed to succeed in today's most in-demand careers.

Fast Facts

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Nearly 300 Nearly degree and certificate programs offered
134 years Founded in 1887, Sinclair is America's oldest continuously operating community college
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19:1 student-to-faculty ratio for small class sizes
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5,590 Students transferred to a 4 year institution over the past 5 years
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Degrees and certificates awarded in academic year 2019-2020
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Students attended Sinclair in 2019-20
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#1 Sinclair College is recognized as the #1 most affordable community college in Ohio.
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$3 Million in scholarships awarded every year
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Nationally recognized faculty & staff
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#1 Ranked the #1 Vocational Training College in the Nation, out of 711 colleges.
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5 convenient locations: Downtown, Centerville, Englewood, Huber Heights and Mason.
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Top 4% Sinclair Community College is ranked among the top 4% of U.S. community colleges for online education, according to a study conducted by

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