Sinclair Community College

Dayton, OH 45402
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Sinclair Community College (SCC) is located in Dayton, Ohio. This school was established all the way back in 1887. It was an adult training school when it originally formed and did not become known as a college until 1948. SCC now serves more than 18,000 students, making it a very large and important school in the community. There are more than 220 associate’s degree and certificate programs at this school. There are even many specialized career training options at SCC with some being in high-demand technical areas of study. Students at SCC will be able to find the right academic path to realize their dreams.

Students can earn associate’s of applied science in nursing degrees at SCC. There are also advanced placement options for current licensed practical nurses (LPNs), who are qualified. This program teaches nursing students to meet the health needs of patients in many diverse medical settings. There are a variety of different classroom, laboratory, and clinical experiences as part of the curriculum. This school will have transfer options to four-year universities as well, allowing nursing students to continue on at another school in the pursuit of bachelor’s degrees. The associate’s degree nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and is approved by the Ohio State Board of Nursing.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students18,448
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate53%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 18 131
Certificate 41 298
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 80.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1970 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
12/01/1972 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$99/credit
In State Students$146/credit
Out of State Students$282/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $4,455 $6,570 $12,690
ADN 70 $6,930 $10,220 $19,740
BSN 125 $12,375 $18,250 $35,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 82% of Sinclair Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 50% $4,909
Other Federal Grant 9% $570
State Grant & Scholarships 17% $1,094
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 40% $1,791
Federal Student Loans 51% $4,025
Private Loans -- $4,486


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$1,502
$30,001 to $48,000$2,105
$48,001 to $75,000$4,798
$75,001 to $110,000$6,413
Over $110,000$6,299

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Ohio state board of nursing.
Sinclair Community College
444 W. Third St.
Dayton, OH 45402

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