The admission requirements for your program will be found on each individual post-secondary program page. Unless otherwise stated, the standard academic admission requirement for post-secondary programs is one of the following:
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with courses at the College (C), Mixed (M) or University (U) Level, OR
- Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE), OR
- an Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED) or the equivalent, OR
- a mature applicant with standing in the required courses where applicable. Mature applicants must still have transcripts showing credit in the courses listed as admission requirements.
Where the number of program-eligible applicants exceeds available spaces, applicants will be accepted into programs according to the process outlined on our competitive program page.
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Applicants from whom English is a second language
Applications for admission from students for whom English is a second language will be considered in accordance with Fanshawe College Policy A108, Admission of Students to College Diploma and Certificate Programs. Applicants must submit evidence of their English ability during the admission process.
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Applicants with Disabilities
Applicants who have a disability will be considered in accordance with Fanshawe College Policy A108, Admission of Students to College Diploma and Certificate Programs and the provisions of the Fanshawe College Policy A101, Accommodation of Applicants and Students with Disabilities. For further information, please contact our Accessibility Services office at 519-452-4282.
Mature Applicants are over the age of 19 who do not have a high school diploma. Fanshawe will help you acquire the necessary course to be eligible for admissions requirements through academic upgrading.
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