NB college grads enjoy high employment rates

June 13, 2014

New survey data released by New Brunswick indicate that its community college graduates experience a high level of success on the province's job market. In 2013, 88% of New Brunswick Community College grads were working in New Brunswick along with 95% of le Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) grads. 80% of employed NBCC grads and 82% of employed CCNB grads reported working in jobs related to their studies. “The graduate follow-up survey is an important indicator that, through quality, relevant programs and support for student success, we are preparing our graduates for job opportunities and bright futures here in the province,” said NBCC President Marilyn Luscombe. CCNB President Liane Roy said, “the results of the study show that CCNB graduates are developing the skills required to satisfy labour market needs and are earning a higher salary, which will continue to grow over their professional life.” NB News Release