Table 1: Graduation, Employment and OSAP Loan Default Rates:

University of Toronto by Program Area

December 2008


Graduation Employment Rate2 Default
Program Rate1 6 months 2 years Rate3
Agriculture & Biological Sciences 5 85.7% 91.5% 2.4%
Architecture & Landscape Architecture 5 100.0% 100.0% 0.0%
Business & Commerce 77.3% 95.8% 97.9% 4.1%
Computer Science   100.0% 100.0% 1.0%
Dentistry 94.4% 100.0% 100.0% 0.0%
Education 98.8% 96.2% 99.3% 1.1%
Engineering 85.1% 88.6% 96.5% 1.4%
Fine Arts 77.8% 95.0% 100.0% 3.8%
Forestry 5 4 4 0.0%
Health Professions 82.4% 90.6% 89.7% 0.0%
Humanities 5 91.5% 95.6% 7.1%
Kinesiology/Recreation/Physical Education 79.8% 100.0% 100.0% 5.3%
Law 95.4% 100.0% 96.0% 9.5%
Mathematics 5 71.4% 95.5% 3.6%
Medicine 98.3% 100.0% 100.0% 0.0%
Nursing 100.0% 93.3% 93.3% 0.0%
Other Arts & Science 74.6% 90.0% 98.1% 5.5%
Pharmacy 95.4% 100.0% 100.0% 0.0%
Physical Sciences 5 90.9% 83.3% 4.9%
Social Sciences 5 92.0% 96.8% 3.0%
Theology 80.7% 5 5 0.0%
Therapy & Rehabilitation 97.5% 4 4 0.0%
U of T Average 79.9% 92.3% 96.7% 3.4%
  1. Percent of year 1 students in bachelors or first professional degree programs in 1999 who subsequently received a degree between 2000 and 2006 in any program area.
  2. Percentage of 2005 graduates of bachelors or first professional degree programs who were employed 6 months and two years after graduation.
  3. These 2007 default rates reflect the repayment status of students who were issued Ontario Student Loans in the 2004-2005 academic year and completed or exited their studies in 2005-2006. Includes graduate students in these programs.
  4. For employment rate, sample size of four or fewer individuals.
  5. Data not available / not reported.
  6. Number of Ontario Student Loans issued was less than 5.

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