Yukon College students report high satisfaction in survey

February 8, 2012

In a recent survey of 340 Yukon College students in credit programs, 96% of respondents agreed with the statement that "this is a good learning environment." 95% said they "agree" or "strongly agree" that "Yukon College is a good place for people like me." 98% of students surveyed "agree" or "strongly agree" that what they are learning in their courses is current and up-to-date. Most respondents said they are going to college right now because they are interested in their field of study (72%), want to get a better job (62%), want to have a better life (61%), and want to make more money (56%). 62% plan to graduate from Yukon College, while 25% intend to graduate from another institution after transferring there. Respondents reported that Yukon College's supportive and welcoming atmosphere is one of the institution's best features. When students were asked what the college needs to start doing better, one of the most frequent responses was for the institution to offer a wider variety of courses and programs, including more degrees and advanced programs, more transferable courses, and expansion of the trades, along with other possible areas for growth. Yukon College News Release