Local college students are moving on to positive destinations and 505 did so following graduation in 2020-21.
Across Scotland 14,930 students - more than 90% - went on to further study at university or into employment.
Commenting, Kenneth Gibson MSP said:
“It is extremely encouraging to see so many North Ayrshire college graduates making the most of their studies and going on to further education or employment.
“This trend has been repeated across Scotland and demonstrates how Scotland’s colleges are equipping our young people well to secure a job or take their studies further.”