CUDO 2007: Section K - Other Useful Information

Section K1 - Academic Plans

Link to Lakehead University's Academic Plan:
Note: For more information on Lakehead University's Strategic Plan:


Section K2
Key Performance Indicators
Employment Rates of 2004 Graduates in Undergraduate Programs

Program Employment
2 Years (%)
6 Months (%)
Agriculture & Biological Science 100.0 75.0
Business & Commerce 100.0 100.0
Computer Science 50.0 100.0
Education 97.4 96.1
Engineering 96.7 96.7
Fine & Applied Arts 100.0 100.0
Forestry 100.0 100.0
Humanities 100.0 87.5
Kinesiology, Recreation & Phys Educ. 91.3 90.5
Mathematics 100.0 83.3
Nursing 100.0 100.0
Other Arts & Science 100.0 75.0
Physical Science 100.0 100.0
Social Science 96.0 75.0

Employment Rates: The employment rate is defined as the number of employed persons expressed as a percentage of the labour force where the labour force is those persons who were employed, or unemployed but looking for work. To determine employment rates of recent graduates, Ontario universities conducted a survey of all 2004 graduates of undergraduate degree programs. Graduates were asked questions regarding their employment situation six months and two years after graduation.

Source: MTCU and Institutions 


Section K2A
Key Performance Indicators
Degree Completion Rate for Undergraduate Cohort, Fall 1997 New, Year 1 Students

Program Graduation Rate (%)
Agriculture & Biological Science 72.9
Business & Commerce 71.3
Computer Science 64.1
Education 87.6
Fine & Applied Arts 60.9
Forestry 60.6
Humanities 56.4
Kinesiology, Recreation & Phys Educ. 76.8
Mathematics 60.0
Nursing 50.0
Other Arts & Science 41.7
Physical Science 71.4
Social Science 54.0
Total new full-time year one undergraduate students enrolled in fall 1997 1400
Total students reported above who graduated by 2004 1023

Graduation Rates: The MTCU 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 1997 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 (1998 to 2004).

Graduation Rates for Agricultural and Biological Science, Computer Science, Humanities, Mathematics, Other Health Professions, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences and Theology are included in Other Arts & Science.

Source: MTCU and Institutions 


Section K3
Retention Rates 2006

Year 1 to Year 2 Retention Rate (%):
> 89.2

Retention rate: Report the percentage of first-time, full-time first year students in a given fall term who returned to the institution in the next fall term.

Source: Institutional CSRDE submission


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