2001 Graduate Employment Rates

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2001 Graduate Employment Rates

To determine employment rates of recent graduates, Ontario universities conducted a survey of all 2001 graduates of undergraduate degree programs. Graduates were asked 12 questions regarding their employment situation six months and two years after graduation. This Table indicates the employment rates for 2001 graduates of both Brock and all universities' undergraduate programs, by program category, six months and two years after graduation.  

Program Brock System
6 Months 2 Years 6 Months 2 Years
Education 97.7% 99.1% 97.0% 98.5%
Business & Commerce 95.4% 97.6% 93.6% 96.3%
Fine and Applied Arts 66.7% 60.0% 91.2% 94.5%
Kinesiology, Recreation & Physical Education 95.7% 100.0% 96.6% 97.1%
Social Sciences 98.5% 95.7% 93.4% 94.9%
Humanities 92.1% 95.8% 92.9% 95.5%
Other Arts/Sciences 100.0% 100.0% 92.6% 96.0%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 75.0% 100.0% 92.4% 95.1%
Computer Science 73.3% 83.3% 83.4% 91.2%
Other Health Professions 100.0% 94.1% 95.9% 96.3%
Physical Science 100.0% 100.0% 94.0% 91.5%
Mathematics N/A* N/A* 89.0% 94.6%
Nursing 100.0% 100.0% 99.7% 100.0%
Overall 95.5% 97.2% 93.6% 95.8%

Source: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/general/postsec/uindicator.html

*N/A: Data not available

The employment rate is defined as the number of employed persons expressed as a percentage of the labour force where the labour force is those persons who were employed, or unemployed but looking for work.