97 Percent Rate Overall Experience Good to Excellent
The latest survey results of graduates from County College of Morris (CCM) stand testimony to the college’s commitment to providing a high-quality education, with a vast majority of respondents rating their experience as good to excellent.
Since 1971, CCM has conducted annual surveys of its graduates one year after graduation. Its latest survey of graduates from the Class of 2016 found 97 percent rated their overall CCM experience as good to excellent (76 percent excellent, 21 percent good). Of the 1,275 individuals from the Class of 2016, 839, (66 percent) responded to the survey.
The survey results, year after year, continue to strongly indicate a high level of satisfaction among CCM graduates in areas including the college’s quality of education, transfer opportunities and career readiness. Consistently, graduates rate their overall CCM experience good to excellent in the 90-plus-percent range.
“CCM equipped me with the confidence and inspiration to pursue my dreams,” said one survey respondent. “CCM was a great school for me. I got a lot out of its small, personalized and dedicated teachers,” said another respondent.
A total of 96 percent of graduates from the Class of 2016 rated their preparation at CCM for further education good to excellent (73 percent excellent, 23 percent good.)
A total of 78 percent of respondents had transferred to either a public or a private institution to earn their bachelor’s degrees. Of that number, 79 percent enrolled in institutions in New Jersey.
Graduates were also highly satisfied with CCM’s contribution to their preparation for the workforce, with 96 percent of respondents rating their work preparation as excellent or good (74 percent excellent, 22 percent good). Some of the careers CCM graduates went on to obtain include consumer and community banker at JP Morgan Chase, computer programmer at Mount Sinai Health System, director at Huntington Learning Center, graphic designer at Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide, and RN and radiologic technologist at Atlantic Health.
For additional information about the survey, go to https://tinyurl.com/ydfoflfs. For information on career services at CCM, visit https://www.ccm.edu/student-life/career-services/students/.
Photo: The Class of 2016