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UD Sinclair Academy

Your Pathway to Success

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.

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.

UD Sinclair Academy Admission Application

Students can apply to the UD Sinclair Academy as a first-year or transfer student. First, you will need to apply to the Academy using UD's application. Then you will need to submit additional materials. View the application process for complete details.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall semester: August 1
  • Spring semester: February 1
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Pathway Majors

The Academy offers close to 100 pathway majors, so you can choose the area that interests you – and be confident all of your credits will transfer.

Kessler Scholars Program

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

Benefits and Scholarships

As a student in the UD Sinclair Academy, you're a Flyer from day one. Learn more about the financial aid benefits and opportunities to get involved on campus.

UD Sinclair Academy Visit Day

Join us Nov. 16 to learn more about this affordable pathway to a UD degree.


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.