Advanced Standing is credit granted by Fanshawe College for all or most of the courses of a program level(s) on the basis of previous academic achievement at another institution and/or prior learning assessment and recognition. Advanced standing qualifies the applicant for direct entry to the second or higher level of the program. 

To apply for Advanced Standing, please complete the International Online Application. Make a note on the application form that advanced standing is being requested. Once Fanshawe has received the application information, including the $100 Application Fee, an acknowledgement will be sent to the applicants, requesting the following, if not already received:

  • Certified post-secondary transcripts
  • Course outlines of all the courses that you have achieved credit in.

Each school at Fanshawe is responsible for establishing its policies and procedures for evaluating applications for Advanced Standing. The academic managers are responsible for approving or not approving an application for Advanced Standing.

If you have any questions about Advanced Standing please contact International at: