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UD Sinclair Academy

A UD Degree is in Reach

Through the UD Sinclair Academy, you'll begin your studies at Sinclair College and graduate with a bachelor's degree from the University of Dayton, a top-tier Catholic research university committed to a diverse, inclusive environment.

This affordable option gives you access to all the benefits of UD — from advising and campus facilities to student life and athletics — even while taking classes at Sinclair.

Application Deadlines

February 1

for spring semester

August 1

for fall semester

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Pathway Majors

On the Path to Success

More than 100 degree pathways are available in business, fine arts, engineering, health sciences, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and teacher education. All pathways offer a seamless experience between Sinclair and UD, so you can be confident all of your credits will transfer.

UDSA Student Stories

Full UD Experience From Dream to Reality Career Advancement Outstanding Education

For Allison, the UD Sinclair Academy has offered an affordable way to earn a UD degree. While taking classes at Sinclair, Allison had access to the full UD experience, including UD advising, campus facilities and student life. Her favorite part? Participating in an 11-week immersion in Guatemala with other UD students.

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The UD Sinclair Academy made Emmanuel's "impossible" dream a reality.

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Tina had been successful in the workforce but found she had limited opportunities for advancement because she did not have a college degree. The UD Sinclair Academy helped her go back to school, find her calling and thrive.

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For Jeffrey, the benefits of the UD Sinclair Academy were immeasurable. He received an outstanding education and joined a welcoming community — at a fraction of the cost.

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An Affordable Option

The UD Sinclair Academy provides students with opportunities and experiences through our partnership with Sinclair College. As part of the Academy, the Kessler Scholars Program provides four years of comprehensive financial, academic and personal support for first-generation college students.

About UD

  • Top 50

    “Colleges That Create Futures”

  • No. 1

    Catholic university for engineering R&D

  • Top 25

    for "happiest students" according to The Princeton Review

  • Top 50

    entrepreneurship program in the nation

  • 98%

    placement rate after graduation

  • Best Value

    according to U.S. News & World Report

About Sinclair

  • 300+

    high-quality programs of study available

  • 99%

    of Sinclair graduates rate their education between "good" and “excellent”

  • 130+

    years Sinclair has served the community since 1887


James Magwood, Director of Recruitment and Admission for Community College Partnerships

Albert Emanuel Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469

Meet Our Team

Have questions? The UD Sinclair Academy team is here to help you navigate every step of the process — from applying and enrolling to taking classes and getting involved on both campuses.

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Application Deadlines

Apply by February 1 for the spring semester or August 1 for the fall semester.