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MTCU Key Performance Indicators 2013/14

Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities - 2013/14 Key Performance Indicators

In response to the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities' requirement that institutions make data regarding employment rates, graduation rates, and OSAP default rates available for students, the University of Windsor is posting these three indicators.

The data is published in 26 program categories of which the University of Windsor has programs in 15 categories. Other Arts and Science includes students enrolled in General Arts and Science majors not specified by other categories or unspecified. Kinesiology, Recreation, Physical Education also includes students enrolled in programs in non-teaching fields. Other Health Professions includes students enrolled in Basic Medical Science programs, Medical Specialties, Paraclinical Sciences, Epidemiology and Public Health, and Medical Technology. (Medical Interns have been excluded).

To maintain adequate confidentiality in light of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, information has not been shown in instances where the number of students is five or fewer.


Employment Rates - University Graduate Survey

To determine employment rates of recent graduates, Ontario universities conducted a survey of all 2011 graduates of Bachelors or First Professional degree programs. Graduates were asked questions regarding their employment situation at 6 months and 2 years after graduation.

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

Employment Rates - University Graduates

Program Six Months   Two Years
Agriculture/Biological Sciences 72.2% 92.9%
Business & Commerce 95.2% 89.7%
Computer Science 82.1% 95.8%
Education 77.5% 87.3%
Engineering 87.5% 95.8%
Fine Arts 84.9% 89.5%
Humanities 82.0% 88.0%
Kinesiology/Recreation/Phys Ed   92.3% 85.3%
Law 95.2% 93.4%
Mathematics * *
Nursing 89.7% 97.4%
Other Arts & Sciences * *
Other Health Professions * *
Physical Sciences * *
Social Sciences 80.8% 92.0%
Institution Rate 84.8% 90.8%

* For employment rate, sample size of ten or fewer individuals.


Graduation Rates

Graduation Rates: The MAESD has calculated graduation rates using a single entering cohort of students and determining whether or not they graduated within seven years. The methodology employed involves the selection of all new full-time, Year One undergraduate students on the official Fall 2005 enrolment file, who have a valid (and unique) student ID number, and were seeking either a bachelors or first professional degree. The subset was then matched against the records for students who received a degree (in any program) from the same institution during the most current seven year period (2005 to 2012).

Note: To ensure confidentiality, cells representing counts less-than or equal-to 5 are suppressed and displayed as "*".

Graduation Rates

Program Graduation Rate
Agriculture/Biological Sciences 64.1%
Business & Commerce 58.4%
Computer Science 52.6%
Education 98.5%
Engineering 67.8%
Fine Arts 69.6%
Humanities 66.4%
Kinesiology/Recreation/Phys Ed   77.4%
Law 91.3%
Mathematics 61.8%
Nursing 85.3%
Other Arts & Sciences 57.5%
Other Health Professions *
Physical Sciences 89.2%
Social Sciences 61.9%
Institution Rate 73.9%

* For graduation rate, sample size of five or fewer individuals.


OSAP Loan Default Rates

The 2013 default rates reflect the repayment status of students (undergraduate and graduate) who were issued an Ontario Student Loan (OSL) in the 2010/11 academic year and did not receive an OSL in 2011/12. Student loan recipients/defaulters are, for purpose of calculating default rates, assigned to the last institution/program they attended in 2010/11. The status of these loans was assessed as of July 2013 or about two years after entering into repayment.

An Ontario Student Loan is in default when the Ontario government has paid a bank's claim for an inactive loan. A loan is inactive when no payments were made by the student for at least 90 days. 

OSAP Loan Default Rates

Program Default Rate
Agriculture/Biological Sciences 9.8%
Business & Commerce 7.5%
Computer Science 2.2%
Education 1.9%
Engineering 3.1%
Fine & Applied Arts 10.3%
Humanities 12.0%
Kinesiology/Recreation/Phys Ed   6.5%
Law 0.8%
Mathematics *
Nursing 2.5%
Other Arts & Sciences 12.5%
Physical Sciences 0%
Social Sciences 11.9%
Institution Rate 7.6%

* For OSAP loan rate, sample size of five or fewer individuals.