Table 2: Graduation, Employment and OSAP Loan Default Rates: Provincial Averages by Program Area


Graduation

Employment Rate2

Default

Program

Rate1

6 months

2 years

Rate3






Agriculture & Biological Sciences 75.7% 92.2% 96.7% 7.4%
Architecture & Landscape Architecture 79.5% 92.9% 100.0% 8.0%
Business & Commerce 75.3% 94.4% 97.6% 7.0%
Computer Science 65.6% 81.8% 95.7% 7.9%
Dentistry 97.4% 100.0% 100.0% 3.4%
Education 96.6% 94.9% 98.5% 5.5%
Engineering 77.8% 82.8% 95.7% 8.2%
Fine Arts 64.8% 92.2% 92.6% 14.8%
Food Science 81.3% 100.0% 96.6%

(4)

Forestry 60.6% 90.5% 100.0% 10.0%
Humanities 67.3% 93.7% 97.1% 14.9%
Journalism 76.1% 88.4% 92.7% 13.3%
Kinesiology/Recreation/Physical Education 78.2% 94.7% 96.5% 1.6%
Law* 91.1% 96.5% 96.7% 6.5%
Mathematics 77.1% 90.3% 96.3% 10.3%
Medicine 98.1% 100.0% 100.0% 1.7%
Nursing 79.0% 99.2% 99.5% 6.7%
Optometry 98.4% 95.2% 100.0% 0.0%
Other Arts & Science 70.8% 91.1% 96.5% 17.9%
Health Professions 64.7% 94.1% 93.7% 5.6%
Pharmacy 80.3% 100.0% 100.0% 2.4%
Physical Sciences 64.5% 77.2% 90.6% 6.4%
Social Sciences* 69.1% 91.9% 96.6% 13.0%
Theology 81.0% 85.7% 100.0% 13.8%
Therapy & Rehabilitation 92.2% 99.0% 100.0% 1.2%
Vet Medicine 98.1% 96.8% 100.0% 2.0%





Provincial Average

75.4%

92.2%

96.8%

10.6%


1. Percent of year 1 students in bachelors or first professional degree programs in 1997 who subsequently received a degree between 1998 and 2004 in any program area.

2. Percentage of 2003 graduates of bachelors or first professional degree programs who were employed 6 months and 2 years after graduation.

3. These 2005 default rates reflect the repayment status of students who were issued Ontario Student Loans in the 2002-2003 academic year and completed or exited their studies in 2003-2004. Includes graduate students in these programs.

4. Data not available / not reported.

* Law included in Social Sciences for Algoma, Carleton, Laurentian and Ryerson, except for the OSAP Default Rate.

Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities: Universities' Key Performance Indicators