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The Dayton campus of Southwestern College is located in Dayton, Ohio. It is part of The Lincoln Group of Schools, which are run by Lincoln Educational Services Corporation. Lincoln began as a way to train returning World War II veterans in various skills in order to assist them in returning to work in a number of skilled careers. Today the schools are open to anyone, not just war veterans. The first Lincoln Technical Institute began in 1946 with training specifically in installing and servicing refrigerators and air conditioners. Two years later they added classes in automotive. Since then, through acquisitions, purchases, and added courses, the group has grown to 43 campuses across 17 states in the country, with Southwestern College covering 6 of those campuses, including one in Dayton, Ohio. The Lincoln Group of Schools focuses on career education and training by offering classes that are designed to prepare students to meet the needs of employers. Lincoln focuses on five specific areas – automotive technology, health sciences, skilled trades, business and information technology, and hospitality services.


The Dayton, Ohio campus is one of The Lincoln Group’s 6 Southwestern Colleges in the country. It is a private, 2-year school that is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. You can choose from 7 different programs to earn your diploma or associated degree in: Business Management, Criminal Justice, Medical Assisting, Medical Administration, Nursing, Phlebotomy, Network Communications, or Information Systems. In order for its students to receive the best educational experience possible, hands on and interactive learning conducted by trained professionals is very important in the College’s training programs. The success rate of Southwestern College’s Dayton Campus’ programs is evident by the long list of employee partners they have earned over the years. They have a built a strong reputation resulting in employers looking upon graduates in high regards.

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If you are interested in applying to Southwestern College Dayton Campus there is no application to fill out. The first step is to contact the campus to set up a personal interview and a tour with an Admissions Representative. You will get to meet the campus’ faculty and staff, ask them any questions you may have, and talk about your career goals. This meeting will give you a better insight into the campus and programs while allowing the Admissions Representative to get to know you and your interests in order to help you make a decision on your future. Once you and the Representative have discussed what program and classes are best for your career, they will help you sign up with Southwestern College. Classes conveniently begin throughout the year on an on-going basis, which means you do not have to wait to start your degree or diploma.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid is available for all qualified students at Southwestern College’s Dayton Campus. Federal and state grants, loans, bank financing, and payment plans are a few of the types of financial aid available for qualified students attending Southwestern College. The Dayton campus’ Financial Aid Representatives can assist you in applying for financial aid. Scholarships are also available. You can apply for a scholarship by completing the College’s Scholarship Testing on campus and talking with a Financial Aid Representative.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 6470th for the average student loan amount.
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Southwestern College’s Dayton campus does not offer a traditional campus setting with dormitories, gyms, and cafeterias. Although it does not provide on campus housing, they can recommend housing options in the area. Most students commute to campus if they are not taking classes online. The campus is located in downtown Dayton, Ohio in a major office building. It is easily accessible by both car and public transportation.

The Dayton campus is unique in that there is a wonderful view of a river from it. On campus, students will find computer and medical labs to complete hands on work outside of the classroom. These facilities also allow students to complete homework on campus, in an educational setting, rather than at home. It is not uncommon for students to be working while attending school, which can easily be done with the College’s flexible class schedule and online learning options. Classes are offered in both the daytime and at nighttime.

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Information Summary

Ranks 88th in Ohio and 2491st overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest N/A N/A

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 586 0.41
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 33 0.02
Forcible Rape 98 0.07
Robbery 638 0.45
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 3,121 2.20
Larceny 4,569 3.23
Vehicle theft 633 0.45

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Dayton, OH 45402
Surrounding communityMidsize city (inside urban area, pop. between 100,000 to 250,000)
Total Population3,275 (3,275 urban / N/A rural)
Households1,502 (1.44 people per house)
Median Household Income$13,607
Families267 (2.61 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Associate's — Private For-profit
Undergraduate PopulationMedium full-time two-year
EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate two-year
Size & SettingSmall two-year

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringAt least 2, but less than 4 academic yrs
Calendar SystemQuarter
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District3910

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees

Ranks 3268th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $11,895 $11,895 $11,895
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $125 $125 $125
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $394 $394 $394
FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $12,995 $12,995 $12,995
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $27,339 $27,339 $27,339
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $16,349 $16,349 $16,349

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $13,325 $12,020 $13,325 $12,020 $13,325 $12,020
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $975(N/C)
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $9,245(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $5,099(N/C)
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $3,354(N/C)

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 3610th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $48,518 ($57,153 male / $35,866 female)
Number of FT Faculty 8 (1 male / 7 female)
Number of PT Faculty 10
FT Faculty Ratio 0.8 : 1
Total Benefits N/A

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