Sinclair Community College: Narrative Description

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444 West Third St.
Dayton, OH 45402-1460
Tel: (937)512-2500
Admissions: (937)512-3060
E-mail: [email protected]
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State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Ohio Board of Regents. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1887. Setting: 50-acre urban campus with easy access to Cincinnati. Endowment: $25 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $4386 per student. Total enrollment: 19,563. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 23:1. 6,271 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 7,550 students, 56% women, 44% men. Part-time: 12,013 students, 59% women, 41% men. Students come from 31 states and territories, 4% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 16% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 47% 25 or older, 6% transferred in. Retention: 56% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at 17 members of the Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for allied health programs. Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required for some: high school transcript, interview. Placement: ACCUPLACER COMPASS required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $10. Area resident tuition: $1803 full-time, $40.05 per credit part-time. State resident tuition: $2943 full-time, $65.40 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5310 full-time, $118 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition varies according to course load. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 55 open to all. Most popular organizations: African-American Men of the Future, Ohio Fellows, Phi Theta Kappa, student government, student newspaper. Major annual events: Welcome Week, Spring Fling, Student Health Fair. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Learning Resources Center with 147,613 books, 27,456 microform titles, 576 serials, 9,293 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $1.8 million. 1,800 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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