Competitive programs at Fanshawe College

Fanshawe offers well over 225 different programs that are open access – meaning if you apply by February 1 and meet the admission requirements, we will give you an offer of admission. The programs below are competitive – meaning that we are unable to accept all eligible applicants. The data shown is from the applications for Fall 2021 – these are estimates and each year the applicant pool changes – which could change the competitiveness of a program. Transcripts will need to be received by February 21 in order to be considered for competitive programs.

Prep Programs for Competitive Programs at Fanshawe

The following programs are specifically designed to prepare applicants academically and professionally for their chosen career programs. While applicants may choose to take a variety of pathways to a career program, the Admissions department at Fanshawe College highly recommends that students take the pathways described on this page if they have no other previous post-secondary education. If you have questions, please contact our Pre-Admissions and Pathways Advisors at advising@fanshawec.ca or book an appointment.

 

 

Competitive ProgramDesignated preparatory program

Bachelor of Science in Nursing  - NSG3
This is a collaborative program with Western University. Please apply at https://www.ouac.ca.
Successful applicants → Offers of admission (from Western University) go out on a rolling basis from January to June. Any high school applicant receiving an early offer had an average above 94%. College applicants with early offers likely an average above 90%. Final cut off averages were in the high 80s for high school applicants and mid 80s for college applicants.

Pre-Health Science – PHS2

Dental Hygiene - DHY3
16% of eligible applicants received an offer of admission.
13% of eligible applicants received a waitlist offer.

17% of eligible applicants were not admitted.
Successful applicants had a minimum of 90% average in their required courses, as well as an A in each of their post-secondary courses. No one who applied directly from high school was admitted this year. 

Pre-Health Science – PHS2
OR
General Arts and Science – GAP1
Admissions assessments are done on a course-by-course basis, looking at chemistry, biology, math and English. Either GAP1 or PHS2 are appropriate preparation.

Dental Assisting (Levels 1 and 2) - DAS3
74% of eligible applicants received an offer of admissions.
26% of eligible applicants received a waitlist offer.
Successful applicants would have had at least 75% average in their required courses.

Pre-Health Science – PHS2

Some applicants choose to take the Dental Assisting program (DAS3) instead of Pre-Health Science, but they should know that Dental Assisting does not provide the admission requirements for Dental Hygiene.

Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Technician - MHT3W
57% of eligible applicants received an offer of admission.
43% of eligible applicants received a waitlist offer.
Successful applicants were mainly applying from high school and had a minimum average of 76% for grade 11 and 12.

Pre-Health Science – PHS2
 

Medical Radiation Technology - MRT1
24% of eligible applicants received an offer of admission.
21% of eligible applicants received a waitlist offer.

55% of eligible applicants were not admitted.
Successful applicants had a minimum of 90% average in each of their required courses, as well as at least an A in each of their post-secondary courses. No one who applied directly from high school was admitted this year.   

 

 

Paramedic - PAR2
75% of eligible applicants received an offer of admission.
25% of eligible applicants received a waitlist offer.
Successful applicants wrote the CASPer assessment and had a minimum of 85% average in each of their required courses, as well as at least a B+ in each of their post-secondary courses. A small number of applicants were admitted directly from high school this year.

Find out about the CASPer Assessment .

Pre-Health Science – PHS2

Practical Nursing - PNG5 (London Campus)
72% of eligible applicants received an offer of admission.
28% of eligible applicants received a waitlist offer.
Successful applicants wrote the CASPer assessment and had a minimum of 85% average in each of their required courses, as well as at least a B+ in each of their post-secondary courses. A small number of applicants were admitted directly from high school this year.

Find out about the CASPer Assessment .

Pre-Health Science – PHS2

Practical Nursing - PNG5W (Woodstock Campus)
90% of eligible applicants received an offer of admission.
10% of eligible applicants received a waitlist offer.
Successful applicants wrote the CASPer assessment and had a minimum of 85% average in each of their required courses. Several applicants were admitted directly from high school this year.

Find out about the CASPer Assessment .

 

911 and Public Safety Communications - PSC1
54% of eligible applicants received an offer of admission.
46% of eligible applicants received a waitlist offer.
Successful applicants were mainly applying from high school and had a minimum average of 78% for grade 11 and 12.

Pre-Health Science – PHS2

Some applicants choose to take the Personal Support Worker (PSW) program instead of Pre-Health Science, but they should know that PSW does not provide the admission requirements for practical nursing. 

 

 

 

 

Pre-Health Science – PHS2

Some applicants choose to take the Personal Support Worker (PSW) program instead of Pre-Health Science, but they should know that PSW does not provide the admission requirements for practical nursing. 

Respiratory Therapy - RST4
85% of eligible applicants received an offer of admission.
15% of eligible applicants received a waitlist offer.
Successful applicants had a minimum of 70% average in each of their required courses, as well as at least a B in each of their post-secondary courses. Some applicants who were admitted from the waitlist in late Summer had applied directly from high school.

Pre-Health Science – PHS2

Social Service Worker - SSW1
70% of eligible applicants received an offer of admission.
15% of eligible applicants received a waitlist offer.
Successful applicants were mainly applying from high school and had a minimum of 70% average for grade 11 and 12. All applicants who completed Human Services Foundations and met the minimum 2.0 GPA were admitted.

Human Services Foundation – HSF1


Waitlisted Programs

 

Programs that were waitlisted on Feb 1, 2023 (not competitive, but those who applied after Feb 1 were waitlisted for fall 2023) 

  • ANI1 - Animation
  • AVI2  - Aviation Technology - Aircraft Maintenance and Avionics (Co-op)
  • BBP1 - Honours Bachelor of Behavioural Psychology
  • PLQ1 - Plumbing Techniques
  • WFT1 - Welding and Fabrication Technician

 

Programs that were waitlisted early (In March, April or May of 2023 for fall 2023 admission)

  • AMH1 - Addictions and Mental Health - (fully online version) 
  • ATY1  - Architectural Technology  
  • ECE1  - Early Childhood Education – (face to face and fully online versions)  
  • ECE7 - Early Childhood Education – (fast track fully online version)  
  • ELT1 - Electrical Techniques  
  • HAS1W - Hair Stylist  
  • MIA2  - Music Industry Arts  
  • MSG2 - Massage Therapy  
  • OPA1 - Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant  
  • PTN1 - Pharmacy Technician  
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