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Are you ready to start on the best road to your future at Sinclair College? Getting started is simple. No matter which Sinclair location is right for you, all of the steps are the same and easy to complete! And remember—don’t hesitate to get in touch with the Admissions Office if you need help: 937-512-3675 or

Apply online or in person at any Sinclair location. On the Dayton campus you can apply in person by visiting the Welcome Center located on the first floor of Building 10. A one-time nonrefundable $20 registration fee will be assessed at the time of your initial registration for classes.


Just click your student type below to get started or schedule a campus visit here.

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You are attending college for the first time.

New Student
College Credit Plus Student

You are in grade 7-12 and want to earn high school and college credit.

College Credit Plus
Transfer Student

You are transferring credit from another college to complete a degree at Sinclair.

Transfer Student 
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You are looking to add to your professional skills by continuing education.

Professional Developement
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You have taken Sinclair classes, but have not registered in the last two years.

Returning Student
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You are interested in studying in the U.S. on an F1 Visa or transferring to Sinclair on a F1 Visa.

International Student
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You are attending another college/university with the intent to earn a degree there, but wish to take classes at Sinclair, as well.

Visiting Student
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Lifelong Learner: You are at least 60 years of age and would like to take non-credit courses and/or seminars.

Lifelong Learner Student

Admission is open to all applicants, with the exception of international students on an F-1 visa. Some academic programs have additional requirements that must be completed prior to actually beginning the program. These include the Health Sciences programs, Paralegal, Police Academy, Early Childhood Education, ASEP, CAP, Honda PACT and the A.I.S. and A.T.S. degrees.