2022/23 satisfaction rate

Compared with 2022, satisfaction measures were either consistent or increased slightly on most aspects of the educational experience at SAIT. The only category that has experienced a decrease was satisfaction with the adequacy of lab/shop equipment – a decrease from 84% in 2021 to 82% in 2023.

Graduates from the School of Health & Public Safety and Manufacturing & Automation have rated many aspects of their experience higher than their colleagues from other schools. The School of Health & Public Safety achieved the highest 93% satisfaction rating concerning the overall quality of graduates’ educational experience at SAIT. 

Satisfaction with: (satisfied + very satisfied)
The relevance of courses in your program The quality of teaching in your program The quality of the program from which you graduated The adequacy of the lab/shop equipment provided The overall quality of your educational experience at SAIT
School of Business 92% 93% 93% 84% 92%
School of Construction 95% 92% 94% 73% 92%
MacPhail School of Energy 90% 86% 86% 85% 88%
School of Health and Public Safety 96% 91% 94% 87% 93%
School of Hospitality and Tourism 93% 93% 91% 87% 91%
School for Advanced Digital Technology 85% 81% 80% 74% 83%
School of Manufacturing and Automation 96% 92% 94% 94% 91%
School of Transportation 95% 95% 94% 86% 92%
Total 92% 90% 90% 82% 90%

Would recommend SAIT

Compared to 2022, there was a four-percentage-point increase in graduates who agreed that their program was worth the financial cost. The level of agreement was highest for graduates in the School of Manufacturing and Automation, while the lowest was recorded for the School for Advanced Digital Technology.

Overall, there was a two-percentage-point increase in graduates who indicated they achieved their goals when starting studies at SAIT. The School of Health and Public Safety graduates have recorded the highest agreement scores, and the School for Advanced Digital Technology has experienced the lowest.

Almost all SAIT graduates would recommend SAIT to others, while 88% of graduates would recommend their program of study. Transportation graduates were the most likely to recommend SAIT, and construction graduates were the most likely to recommend their program.

Agree + strongly agree program worth the financial cost Achieved goals set when starting studies at SAIT Would recommend SAIT
School of Business 82% 86% 97%
School of Construction 87% 87% 97%
MacPhail School of Energy 81% 84% 94%
School of Health and Public Safety 86% 92% 95%
School of Hospitality and Tourism 77% 87% 95%
School for Advanced Digital Technology 73% 78% 91%
School of Manufacturing and Automation 90% 88% 97%
School of Transportation 84% 90% 98%
Total 82% 86% 95%

Percentage of 2023 graduates who would recommend their program 

Last updated June 2023