University graduates are workforce ready and are succeeding in the job market, according to a survey of 2010 graduates of Ontario university undergraduate programs. Read the 2012 survey results, ...

Graduate Survey 2012

Published: November 20, 2013

University graduates are workforce ready and are succeeding in the job market, according to a survey of 2010 graduates of Ontario university undergraduate programs. Read the 2012 survey results, including employment rates and earnings of graduates six months and two years after graduation.

The best path to career success for Ontario students is still a university degree.
  1. Six months after graduation, graduates from the following programs had employment rates of above 90 per cent: architecture & landscape architecture, computer science, journalism, kinesiology/recreation/phys-ed, law, medicine, nursing, optometry, pharmacy, veterinary medicine.

Two years after graduation, the average annual salary for graduates of undergraduate degree programs was $49,277 and 92.2 per cent had jobs.

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