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
March, 2006

Program Graduation Employment Rate (2) Default
Rate (1) Rate (3)
    6 months 2 years  
Agriculture/Bio Sci 76.6% 92.7% 96.1% 4.1%
Architecture & Landscape Architecture 78.7% 94.8% 98.2% 8.7%
Business & Commerce 73.8% 92.5% 96.9% 4.5%
Computer Science 64.4% 75.6% 91.1% 6.2%
Dentistry 98.1% 96.8% 100.0% 0.0%
Education 97.8% 96.4% 98.6% 3.5%
Engineering 78.0% 81.4% 94.6% 5.8%
Fine Arts 64.0% 92.1% 94.3% 11.2%
Food Science 83.0% 100.0% 98.2% 0.0%
Forestry 75.0% 100.0% 83.3% 14.3%
Humanities 66.8% 93.7% 95.6% 10.7%
Journalism 74.9% 95.6% 97.8% 5.8%
Kinesiology/Rec/Phys Ed 79.5% 96.8% 96.6% 6.3%
Law 91.5% 98.3% 95.5% 6.1%
Mathematics 74.5% 86.4% 96.0% 6.0%
Medicine 97.6% 100.0% 100.0% 0.4%
Nursing 80.6% 98.2% 100.0% 4.8%
Optometry 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 0.0%
Other Arts & Science 70.4% 92.7% 96.5% 13.3%
Health Professions 69.2% 95.4% 96.6% 0.0%
Pharmacy 95.2% 100.0% 100.0% 0.0%
Physical Sciences 65.6% 87.7% 94.0% 5.8%
Social Sciences* 68.0% 92.3% 94.8% 9.9%
Theology 68.2% 100.0% 90.9% 9.1%
Therapy & Rehab 95.3% 100.0% 97.6% 0.0%
Veterinary Medicine 97.9% 97.7% 100.0% 0.0%
         
Provincial Average 74.9% 92.3% 96.0% 7.6%

 

  1. Percent of year 1 students in bachelors or first professional degree programs in 1996 who subsequently received a degree between 1997 and 2003 in any program area.
  2. Percentage of 2002 graduates of bachelors or first professional degree programs who were employed 6 months and two years after graduation.
  3. These 2004 default rates reflect the repayment status of students who were issued Ontario Student Loans in the 2001-2002 academic year and completed or exited their studies in 2002-2003.*Law included in Social Sciences for Carleton and Laurentian.  Includes graduate students in these programs.

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