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Ontario university graduates get jobs, earn more money

Students who complete undergraduate programs at Ontario universities continue to experience high employment and earnings rates, according to the latest employment survey commissioned by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities and carried out by an independent firm, CCI Research Inc.

87.4% of the 2011 graduates surveyed said they were employed within six months of graduation, and more than 93% per cent reported they had a job two years after graduation.

The survey also finds that graduates get jobs in their field of study. 88.6% of those graduates reported that their jobs were related to their education.

Read the Council of Ontario Universities’ media release for more information.