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MCU Key Performance Indicators 2018/19

Ministry of Colleges and Universities - 2018/19 Key Performance Indicators

In response to the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU) requirement that institutions make data regarding employment ratesgraduation 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 2016 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 91.8% 93.2%
Business & Commerce 86.7% 93.9%
Computer Science 67.9% 89.3%
Education 100.0% 100.0%
Engineering 90.3% 94.0%
Fine Arts 97.0% 97.1%
Humanities 91.5% 97.0%
Kinesiology/Recreation/Phys Ed   94.9% 97.8%
Journalism 100.0% 100.0%
Law 95.5% 91.2%
Mathematics * *
Nursing 93.8% 98.2%
Other Arts & Sciences 100.0% 96.9%
Other Health Professions * *
Physical Sciences 85.7% 100.0%
Social Sciences 88.2% 96.0%
Institution Rate 90.9% 95.6%

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


Graduation Rates

MCU 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 2010 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 (2010 to 2017).

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 80.0%
Business & Commerce 65.0%
Computer Science 71.0%
Education 98.0%
Engineering 76.0%
Fine Arts 61.0%
Humanities 63.0%
Kinesiology/Recreation/Phys Ed   81.0%
Law 86.0%
Mathematics 63.0%
Nursing 94.0%
Other Arts & Sciences 56.0%
Other Health Professions *
Physical Sciences 71.0%
Social Sciences 62.0%
Institution Rate 74.5%

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


OSAP Loan Default Rates (not yet available)

The 2018 default rates reflect the repayment status of students (undergraduate and graduate) who were issued an Ontario Student Loan (OSL) in the 2015/16 academic year and did not receive an OSL in 2016/17. Student loan recipients/defaulters are, for purpose of calculating default rates, assigned to the last institution/program they attended in 2015/16. The status of these loans was assessed as of July 2018 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 0.0%
Business & Commerce 1.0%
Computer Science 1.5%
Education 0.0%
Engineering 3.6%
Fine & Applied Arts 4.5%
Humanities 5.1%
Kinesiology/Recreation/Phys Ed   0.0%
Law 1.4%
Mathematics *
Nursing 0.6%
Other Arts & Sciences 9.8%
Physical Sciences *
Social Sciences 5.3%
Institution Rate 3.7%

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