Posted Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
99 Percent Rate Their Overall Experience Good to Excellent
The latest survey of graduates from County College of Morris once again shows that the vast majority of those who earn a degree from the college rate their experience and preparation as good to excellent.
CCM has conducted annual surveys of its graduates one year after graduation since 1971. Its latest survey of graduates from the Class of 2015 found 99 percent rated their overall CCM experience as good to excellent (79 percent excellent, 20 percent good). A total of 71 percent of the graduates from the Class of 2015 are represented in the survey.
The survey consistently has found over the years that CCM graduates highly value the education they received, with the college earning good to excellent ratings in the 90-plus-percent range.
“This is no surprise to anyone who has taken classes at the CCM or been involved in their excellent programs or events,” said Freeholder Hank Lyon, a county governing board liaison to the county college. “CCM It is a first-rate community college, one that offers a top-ranked education at very affordable prices.”
A total of 98 percent of graduates from the Class of 2015 rated their preparation at CCM for further education either good to excellent (78 percent excellent, 20 percent good.)
A total of 71 percent of respondents had transferred to either a public or a private institution to earn their bachelor’s degrees.
The list of schools graduates enrolled at includes Columbia University, Culinary Institute of America, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Savannah College of Art and Design, Temple University, and colleges and universities across New Jersey.
Graduates also were highly satisfied with their preparation for the workforce with 98 percent of respondents rating their work preparation as excellent or good as a result of their time at CCM (86 percent excellent, 12 percent good).
Some of the careers CCM graduates went on to obtain include user experience designer at Google, operation supervisor at Marriott, brand ambassador for Michael Kors, mechanical engineer at Fiabila USA, supervisor of operations policy and planning at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and designer at Sustainable Threads.