Thursday 23 September 2021

Majority Of College Grads in Costa Rica Get Jobs

Paying the bills

Latest

Why the billions in English are not like the billions in Spanish

What amount would you prefer to have saved in...

Health confirms 15 cases of malaria on the border with Nicaragua

QCOSTARICA - An outbreak of 15 people positive for...

Conditions worsen for Haitian migrants on US-Mexico border

Q24N - Conditions are deteriorating in a camp on...

Costa Rica, Panama and Dominican Republic seek a solution for Haiti

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica President Carlos Alvarado, Luis Abinader...

Mexico finds a Latin American ally in Venezuela’s Maduro

Q24N - The recent summit of the Community of...
Paying the bills

Share

Jimenez-Hospital-Calderon-GRACIELA-SOLIS_LNCIMA20150319_0001_1

QCOSTARICA – It pays to invest in a university education: more than 90% of college graduates in Costa Rica get employment in a relatively short time after graduation, according to an analysis by La Nacion of raw figures gathered by the National Council of (university) Rectors.

Actually, the figure is more like 95%, according to the analysis of 76,741 university graduates from 2008 to 2010. During this period, it was something like 19 out of every 20 Bachelor decree holders or so-called licenciados obtained employment, the latter being an extended degree course in some fields but less than a Masters.

- Advertisement -

This 5% unemployment contrasts with the nearly 10% for lessor educated types. Except for the most menial jobs, a high school degree is required for many of the latter. The above figure includes both public and private university grads in something like 107 different professional fields.

The college employed excludes such highly specialized fields that have 30 graduates during the two years studied: Mathematics, meteorology, art history and agricultural education. The survey contained direct interviews with 12,300 persons, nearly even between bachelor degrees and liceniaturas.

The careers wetre, in descending degree of popularity, business administration, primary education, accounting, law and psychology.

Via iNews.co.cr, nacion.com

- Advertisement -
Paying the bills
Ricohttp://www.theqmedia.com
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

Costa Rica second last in economic recovery in the region

QCOSTARICA - The Central American region experiences very different realities as...

Group charged migrants US$22K to get them to the United States.

QCOSTARICA - A Costa Rican-Panamanian criminal structure charged migrants of 13...

Subscribe to our stories

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.