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

Table 2: Graduation, Employment and OSAP Loan Default Rates:  Provincial Averages by Program Area December 2007

  Graduation Employment Rate2 Default
Program Rate1 6 months    2 years Rate3
 
     
Agriculture & Bio Sci 75.8% 90.7% 95.0% 3.2%
Arch & Landsc Arch 80.1% 86.4% 97.3% 4.7%
Business & Comm 77.0% 94.8% 97.4% 4.3%
Computer Science 67.8% 85.7% 94.7% 6.1%
Dentistry 96.8% 100.0% 100.0% 0.0%
Education 97.3% 95.3% 98.0% 2.7%
Engineering 76.9% 87.0% 95.3% 3.7%
Fine Arts 65.0% 90.5% 96.1% 7.4%
Forestry 65.4% 100.0% 100.0% 4.8%
Health Prof 63.6% 97.8% 96.6% 2.2%
Humanities 68.6% 93.0% 95.2% 8.0%
Kin/Rec/PhysEd 75.0% 95.2% 93.6% 3.4%
Law* 91.8% 95.5% 96.5% 2.6%
Mathematics 73.2% 91.0% 95.4% 5.0%
Medicine 97.8% 100.0% 100.0% 1.2%
Nursing 82.2% 99.2% 99.7% 2.5%
Other Arts & Science 71.4% 90.6% 96.4% 9.6%
Other Education** 100.0% 4 4 6.5%
Pharmacy 95.0% 100.0% 100.0% 0.0%
Physical Science 66.4% 94.1% 96.5% 3.2%
Social Sciences* 68.9% 91.7% 95.2% 7.4%
Theology 73.1% 100.0% 90.0% 6.5%
Therapy & Rehab 93.9% 100.0% 100.0% 0.0%
         
Provincial Average 75.6% 92.8% 96.2% 5.5%5


1. Percent of year 1 students in bachelors or first professional degree programs in 1998 who subsequently received a degree between 1999 and 2005 in any program area.

2. Percentage of 2004 graduates of bachelors or first professional degree programs who were employed 6 months and 2 years after graduation.

3. These 2006 default rates reflect the repayment status of students who were issued Ontario Student Loans in the 2003-2004 academic year and completed or exited their studies in 2004-2005. Includes graduate students in these programs.

4. Data not available / not reported.

5. Total does not include default rate data for students for which program or studies was not reported, not applicable or unmatched by OSAP database and university enrolment file.

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

** School Librarianship, Education Administration, Education Psychology, Guidance and Counselling, Curriculum Specialization, Measurements and Evaluation, Education Foundations, Other Non-Teaching Fields.

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