Competitive (oversubscribed) programs at Fanshawe College 2017/18

Program Seats in the program % of applicants who got an offer Offers made to applicants from a Fanshawe program Offers made to applicants from other colleges or universities Offers made to applicants directly from high school Average prep program GPA
*IMPORTANT, read notes below
Child and Youth Care - CYW4 80 76% 12% 4% 84% Most applicants were accepted from high school, min avg 68%
Dental Hygiene - DHY3 30 14% 75% 25% 0 3.71
Medical Radiation Technology - MRT1 53 14% 66% 34% 0 4.00
Music Industry Arts – MIA2 110 40% 16% 20% 64% Cannot be determined as the supplemental is a factor in admissions
Paramedic - PAR2 48 17% 52% 48% 0 3.79
Practical Nursing (London) - PNG5 94 24% 83% 20% 0 3.51
Practical Nursing (Woodstock) - PNG5W 44 50% 68% 32% 0 3.39
Respiratory Therapy - RST4 64 49% 42% 58% 0 3.75
Social Service Worker - SSW1 68 21% 50% 27% 23%

From high school – 83%

Preparatory program – 3.07

Bachelor of Science in Nursing – NSG3 125        

From high school – 92%

Preparatory program – 90% in core subjects

Preparatory programs for competitive programs at Fanshawe College

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 519-452-4277.

Program Designated preparatory program Notes
Child and Youth Care - CYW4 Human Service Foundations – HSF1 Most applicants were accepted from high school, however the HSF program provides an excellent introduction into careers in Community Studies. 
Dental Hygiene - DHY3 Pre-Health Science – PHS2 Some applicants choose to take the Dental Assisting program (DAS3) instead of PHS2, but they should know that DAS3 does not provide the admission requirements for Dental Hygiene nor does it not provide extra consideration for competitive admission.
Medical Radiation Technology - MRT1 Pre-Health Science – PHS2 This program is highly competitive and generally only PHS2 and university graduates are successful in gaining entry.
Music Industry Arts – MIA2

Pre-Media – PMD1
OR
General Arts and Sciences – GAP1

Pre-Media is a new program at Fanshawe and an excellent introduction to a variety of careers in Contemporary Media. Admissions will treat both PMD and GAP the same in terms of extra consideration for competitive admission.
Paramedic - PAR2 Pre-Health Science – PHS2 This program is highly competitive and generally only PHS2 and university graduates are successful in gaining entry.
Practical Nursing (London) - PNG5 Pre-Health Science – PHS2 Some applicants choose to take the Personal Support Worker (PSW) program instead of PHS2, but they should know that PSW does not provide the admission requirements for PNG5 nor does it not provide extra consideration for competitive admission. 
Practical Nursing (Woodstock) - PNG5W Pre-Health Science – PHS2 Some applicants choose to take the Personal Support Worker (PSW) program instead of PHS2, but they should know that PSW does not provide the admission requirements for PNG5 nor does it not provide extra consideration for competitive admission. 
Respiratory Therapy - RST4 Pre-Health Science – PHS2 This program is highly competitive and generally only PHS2 and university graduates are successful in gaining entry.
Social Service Worker - SSW1 Human Service Foundations – HSF1 Many successful applicants take the Human Services Foundations program, but about 1 in 5 successful applicants come directly from high school if they have a high overall average.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing – NSG3

Pre-Health Science – PHS2
OR
General Arts and Sciences – 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. 

Waitlisted programs

The following programs were not oversubscribed, but they were waitlisted between February 1 and May 15.

All other programs not mentioned above accepted all eligible applicants who applied by the equal consideration date (February 1 for most programs). Anyone considering the programs below for 2018/19 should ensure their application and transcripts are submitted before the equal consideration date.