1998 Graduate Employment Rates

Institutional Analysis and Planning




1998 Graduate Employment Rates

To determine employment rates of recent graduates, Ontario universities conducted a survey of all 1998 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 1998 graduates of both Brock and all universities' undergraduate programs, by program category, six months and two years after graduation.  

  Brock University Other Universities
Program 6 Months 2 Years 6 Months 2 Years
Education 97.5% 98.8% 98.0% 99.0%
Business & Commerce 94.3% 98.9% 96.8% 98.6%
Fine Arts 100% 100% 92.8% 94.7%
Applied Health Sciences 100% 99.0% 94.6% 97.5%
Social Sciences 94.7% 98.5% 93.0% 96.3%
Humanities 91.2% 95.8% 94.3% 97.0%
Other Arts/Sciences 100.0% 100.0% 92.3% 94.9%
Agricultural/Biological Sciences 71.4% 94.4% 89.4% 96.4%
Computer Science 76.9% 100.0% 95.1% 97.2%
Other Health Professions 100% 90.9% 95.2% 97.6%
Physical Sciences 100% 100% 88.2% 96.3%
 
Total 95.2% 98.3% 94.6% 97.2%

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.

Table 2 Programs of Study Not Offered at Brock

 

Program 6 Months 2 Years
Dentistry 100% 100%
Law 97.8% 97.5%
Medicine 100.0% 100.0%
Optometry 100.0% 100.0%
Vet Medicine 100.0% 100.0%
Forestry 100.0% 100.0%
Arch/Landsc Arch 94.1% 92.3%
Engineering 94.3% 97.9%
Food Sciences & Nutrition 96.2% 94.0%
Journalism 91.7% 98.3%
Theology 100.0% 83.3%
Pharmacy 97.7% 100.0%
Therapy & Rehab 98.2% 99.5%

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