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UD Sinclair Academy

Your Pathway to Success

Looking for a more affordable college journey with all the benefits of being a Flyer?

Apply to the UD Sinclair Academy — a unique partnership between the University of Dayton and Sinclair College — where you'll start your degree at Sinclair and finish it at UD, a top-tier Catholic research university.

You will also have access to UD's advising services, campus facilities, student life and athletics your entire time in the Academy.

Application Deadlines

February 1

for spring semester

August 1

for fall semester

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Pathway Majors

The Academy offers close to 100 pathways to more than 70 UD degrees, so you can choose the area that interests you — and be confident all of your credits will transfer.

Featured UDSA Students

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"I chose the University of Dayton Sinclair Academy because it allowed me to get the University of Dayton experience in an affordable way."

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"UD is a great school. Everyone wants to come here. [And with the UD Sinclair Academy], I found out the cost was so much more affordable than I imagined."

Explore UDSA Affordability

"Because of the UD Sinclair Academy, I was able to affordably earn the Bachelor's degree I wanted from my dream school. I got to participate in events, clubs and activities through UD while still attending classes at Sinclair, and I always felt like a part of this campus and community."

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Kessler Scholars Program

The Kessler Scholars Program at the UD Sinclair Academy provides four years of comprehensive financial, academic and personal support for first-generation college students who enroll in the UD Sinclair Academy.


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

Albert Emanuel Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469

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Application Deadlines

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