St. Clair College Tops Student Satisfaction Rankings in KPIs in Southern Ontario for Fifth Year in a Row.
For the fifth year in a row, St. Clair College has exceeded the provincial average and ranked number one in Southern Ontario provincial colleges for student satisfaction.
St. Clair College scored 78% in student satisfaction which exceeds the provincial average of 73.4% and ranks in the top five of the 24 Ontario colleges.
St. Clair has also ranked in the top five colleges in the province for student satisfaction, knowledge and skills, learning experiences, services and facilities- resources.
The College is pleased with the increase in the Graduate Employment Rate, from 84.0% in 2016-17 to 87.2 percent in 2017-18.
“We are extremely pleased with our 2017-18 KPI results, most of which saw us retain our ‘top five’ satisfaction ranking in the provincial college system among both students and graduates,” said St. Clair College President Patti France.
“The student-related results are indicative of the exceptional dedication of our faculty and staff, the quality of our curriculum, and the assistance provided by the many academic and non-academic services at the College. The favourable opinion rendered by current students is confirmed by the excellent KPI results pertaining to our graduates, who are enjoying high employment rates with extremely satisfied employers. Both our results and those of the province-wide system indicate, once again, that a college education – combining theoretical knowledge with extensive practical experience – provides unparalleled employment skills for all of the 21st century’s economic sectors,” France added.
Colleges Ontario has noted that since 1998, colleges have been mandated by the Ontario government to collect and report performance data in five areas – graduate satisfaction, student satisfaction, employer satisfaction, employment rate, and graduation rate. Gathered by an independent research company, the KPI results show that Ontario’s colleges achieve consistently high results when measured by students, graduates and employers.
The annual Key Performance Indicator survey (KPI), which was released today, shows St. Clair College continues to impress students with the overall quality of the learning experience, providing the knowledge and skills that will be useful in their future career, and their overall satisfaction with the quality of the services, facilities and resources at the College.