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Sinclair College to Award Record Number of Degrees and Certificates to Largest Ever Number of Students

Sinclair Community College will award a record number of degrees and certificates to an all-time high number of students during its 2022 commencement ceremony on Friday, May 6, 2022, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the University of Dayton Arena.

2022 Sinclair College Graduates:

  • Record number of Students earning Degrees and Certificates:  8,919*  (14% over last year, 147% increase over the last 10 years)
  • Record number of African American Males earning Degrees and Certificates:  1,548*  (15% over last year, 861% increase over the last 10 years)

2022 Sinclair College Degrees and Certificates:

  • Record number of Associate Degrees and Certificates awarded:  10,948*  (Up 11% over last year, 157% increase over the last 10 years)
  • Record number of Associate Degrees and Certificates awarded to African American Males:  1,909*  (Up 18% over last year, 845% increase over the last 10 years)
  • Record number of Associate Degrees and Certificates awarded to Minority students:  3,004*  (Up 14% over last year, 342% increase over the last 10 years)
  • Record number of Associate Degrees and Certificates awarded to active Military connected students: 486*   (Up 10% over last year, 724% increase over the last 10 years)

Other Notable 2022 Accomplishments:

  • • Bachelor’s Degree Graduates:  9  (More than double the number of 2021 bachelor’s degree graduates)  
    • Bachelor of Applied Science – Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS):  6 
    • Bachelor of Applied Science – Aviation Technology/Professional Pilot:  3
  • Record Number of High School Students earning Associate Degrees:  69  (Up 30% over last year)
  • Youngest 2022 Sinclair Graduate: 16
  • Oldest 2022 Sinclair Graduate: 64

2022 Top Programs for Degrees

  • Liberal Arts & Sciences - Associate of Arts – 158
  • Psychology – 124
  • Nursing – 117
  • Business Administration – 110
  • General Business Management – 83

“These tremendous accomplishments were achieved through the hard work and dedication of our students, faculty, and staff who worked incredibly hard to overcome challenges through the COVID-19 global pandemic,” said Dr. Steve Johnson, President – Sinclair Community College.  “Sinclair remains committed to our mission, established by our founder David A. Sinclair, to find the need and endeavor to meet it by providing high-quality, affordable, and flexible education for our students to complete their degrees with the skills and training they need for in-demand careers that are aligned with the needs of the region’s employers.”

With one of the lowest tuition rates in Ohio, Sinclair Community College consistently ranks among the top community colleges in America. Sinclair offers more than 300 accredited degree and certificate programs, including specialized and technical areas of study that are in high demand in the Dayton region. In addition, Sinclair has multiple opportunities available to earn credentials while working as an apprentice.