Sinclair College



Sinclair Community College is a two-year public college located in Dayton, Ohio, a center of innovation and the city where the airplane, artificial heart, and cash register were all invented. Sinclair offers more than 300 programs in competitive areas such as: engineering, visual communications, hospitality management & tourism, aviation, and business; and with one of the lowest teacher-to-student ratios in the state, you’ll receive a big college education in an intimate, supportive setting.

Why Do International Students Choose Sinclair Community College?

  • Academic excellence and real-world experience: success in the job market!
  • One of the lowest tuitions in the United States
  • State-of-the-art facilities with modern laboratories, an award-winning library, and gym
  • Small class sizes and award-winning student services
  • Seamless transfer to some of the most prestigious 4-year institutions in the United States
  • Located within an hour of Cincinnati and Columbus in an area experiencing growth as a center of semiconductor production and research

2+2/University Transfer Programs

Complete the first two years of academic studies at Sinclair Community College, then transfer and complete the next two years at a university for a four-year bachelor’s degree!

Sinclair has guaranteed Transfer Agreements with: University of Dayton, Wright State University, University of Cincinnati, Miami University, Ohio University, Antioch University, Franklin University and The Ohio State University, among others.

Our international students have also successfully transferred to Purdue University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of North Carolina, Indiana University, Syracuse University Brigham Young University and many more.

Programs of Study and Career Pathways

Sinclair offers a wide range of transferable general education and occupational courses that can help students be competitive in the workforce. Many international students leave Sinclair ready to enter fields such as:


Aviation Science

Business Administration

Computer Science and Information Technology

Hospitality Management & Tourism


…and more

Support Services for International Students

The International Education Office at Sinclair Community College is dedicated to assisting international students in the areas of admissions, F-1 visa regulations, academic advising, housing, on-campus employment, and more! We also host events and activities where you can meet other students.

Accreditation and National Recognition:

Sinclair Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association and is a member of the Ohio Association of Colleges. We are one of 19 board member institutions in the League for Innovation in the Community College. Sinclair has also received national recognition from publications such as the New York Times.

Contact Sinclair College Now


$5,000—$10,000 Year

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Top Programs

Business, Engineering, Hospitality and Tourism

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Type of School

2yr/Community College

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    No Affiliation
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  • Conditional Admission Available

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    AACC Schools, HLC, ACBSP
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Dayton OH
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444 W 3rd St Dayton, OH

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