A four year undergraduate engineering degree can cost at least $32,000, a commerce degree $35,000 and an arts degree $20,000. Most students require loans to finance their education and graduate with depressing debt. Moreover, this exuberant cost of an undergraduate education does not always result in employment.
Many universities boast high employment rates among their new graduates but do these rates reflect the truth? New graduates are being hired but are they working in their respective professions? Do all of the jobs require a post secondary education?