Survey Report - Post Secondary/Graduate Education Outcomes

Survey Name: Post Secondary/Graduate Education Outcomes
Start Date: 06/18/2014
End Date: 06/20/2014
Status: Ended
Votes Received: 48
Category: Education
Privacy: Private
Results:
  1. Do you think it is important for a college/university to communicate with you after graduation?
    Yes | 64.58% | 31 votes
    No | 35.42% | 17 votes
  2. Overall, how satisfied were you with your post secondary/graduate program?
    Very satisfied Satisfied Dissatisfied Very dissatisfied N/A
    Post secondary 17% (8) 52% (25) 19% (9) 2% (1) 10% (5)
    Graduate 13% (6) 38% (18) 10% (5) 2% (1) 38% (18)
  3. How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements?
    Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
    I received my expected income after graduation 15% (7) 27% (13) 27% (13) 17% (8) 15% (7)
    I immediately applied what I learned in my courses to my position 15% (7) 29% (14) 17% (8) 23% (11) 17% (8)
    I have networked with my peers and developed valuable, long-term contacts 13% (6) 21% (10) 23% (11) 21% (10) 23% (11)
  4. What are the prime reasons you took post secondary and/or graduate education?
    Personal satisfaction of earning a degree/diploma | 17.31% | 18 votes
    Looking to advance in a field of interest | 17.31% | 18 votes
    Higher income potential | 23.08% | 24 votes
    Increased chances in finding a job | 14.42% | 15 votes
    To change your career or looking for a new occupation | 4.81% | 5 votes
    To improve your chance of getting promoted/secure a promotion | 3.85% | 4 votes
    Looking to move to a management/supervisory position | 0.00% | 0 votes
    To expand your knowledge in the industry | 9.62% | 10 votes
    To be more competitive in the job marketplace | 8.65% | 9 votes
    Other (please specify) | 0.96% | 1 votes
    3 | 0.00% | 0 votes
    Other Answers Percentage Votes
    parents insisted 0.96% 1
  5. How do you follow alumni communication?
    Emails | 28.57% | 18 votes
    Newsletters | 17.46% | 11 votes
    Alumni events | 12.70% | 8 votes
    Magazines | 9.52% | 6 votes
    N/A | 31.75% | 20 votes
    Other (please specify) | 0.00% | 0 votes
    0 | 0.00% | 0 votes
  6. What is the most important factor you considered when choosing an institution?
    Program length | 6.25% | 3 votes
    University reputation | 31.25% | 15 votes
    Faculty credentials | 0.00% | 0 votes
    Program costs | 16.67% | 8 votes
    Course curriculum | 29.17% | 14 votes
    N/A | 12.50% | 6 votes
    Other (please specify) | 4.17% | 2 votes
    Other Answers Percentage Votes
    2.08% 1
    location 2.08% 1
  7. How many years have you been working?
    0-2 years | 18.75% | 9 votes
    3-5 years | 10.42% | 5 votes
    6-8 years | 14.58% | 7 votes
    9-10 years | 6.25% | 3 votes
    10+ years | 45.83% | 22 votes
    Other (please specify) | 4.17% | 2 votes
    Other Answers Percentage Votes
    never been working 2.08% 1
    not currently working 2.08% 1
  8. Do you consider your job to be related to the degree/diploma you have acquired?
    Very related | 27.08% | 13 votes
    Somewhat related | 27.08% | 13 votes
    Not related | 33.33% | 16 votes
    N/A | 12.50% | 6 votes
  9. What is your employment status?
    I changed careers or pursued a new occupation | 14.58% | 7 votes
    I moved to a management position | 8.33% | 4 votes
    I stayed in the same position/occupation - I am happy with my current position | 14.58% | 7 votes
    I stayed in the same position/occupation - I am looking for new career opportunities | 6.25% | 3 votes
    I changed employers to seek better opportunities | 4.17% | 2 votes
    I have received a promotion or advanced within my field | 10.42% | 5 votes
    I am currently unemployed | 27.08% | 13 votes
    N/A | 8.33% | 4 votes
    Other (please specify) | 6.25% | 3 votes
    Other Answers Percentage Votes
    still working on contract. first job after post sec education 2.08% 1
    disabled 2.08% 1
    retired 2.08% 1