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Fanshawe College 2020-2021 Admissions: Entry Requirements, Deadlines, Application Process

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Fanshawe College, established in 1967, offers admissions in over 200 certificate, diploma, degree and graduate courses to its aspirants around the world. With a student enrolment of more than 43,000 students, Fanshawe College is open for admissions in the three intakes of fall, summer and winter.

The institute with its 6,000 international applicants from over 100 countries is renowned for its student satisfaction and graduate employment. Fanshawe College reportedly has a 90.3% employment rate, with its students finding jobs within 6 months post their graduation.

Application process to seek admission at Fanshawe College in a few simple steps:

  1. Complete an online application at the official website.
  2. Submit all the mandatory documents like academic transcripts, TOEFL/IELTS score, and others.
  3. Deposit the nonrefundable application fee of 76 USD.
  4.  Wait for an offer of place and use it to apply for a visa.
  5. Notify Fanshawe College’s admission office post acquiring the visa. 


Application Fee76 USD
English language proficiency accepted testsTOEFL/ IELTS or equivalent
TOEFL iBT minimum score88 (degree and graduate certificate programs)
Application SeasonFall, Winter and Summer
Payment ModeCredit card (MasterCard or Visa only) Bank wire transfer via Flywire
Employment Rate, 201990.3%
Financial Aid for International Students38,00,000 USD as scholarships and bursaries

Fanshawe College Admission Deadlines

The admission deadlines for admission to various courses available at Fanshawe College are mentioned below:

International Candidates

Admissions to Fanshawe College are available during the seasons of fall, winter and spring. Though there are no fixed deadlines for admission into various programs, however, Fanshawe College does follow an early deadline. 

The upcoming deadline for international applicants for sending in entries to be eligible for equal consideration is February 1, 2020. 

Domestic Candidates

Upcoming deadlines for domestic applicants seeking admission at Fanshawe College:

Season of IntakeDeadlines
Fall termApril 1
Winter termOctober 1
Summer termFebruary 1

Fanshawe College International Admissions

Fanshawe College offers multiple options for international students for their postsecondary studies including certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, postgraduate certificate programs, and Honours Bachelor Degrees.

Admission Portal: Apply Online at the Official Website. 

Application Fee: 76 USD

Basic Academic Requirement: High School Certificate.

Additional Admission-Related Requirements

  • Scanned copies of academic transcripts of high school (translated in English; WORD, PDF, TIEF or JPEG format).
  • TOEFL/IELTS test scores.
  • Nonrefundable application fee.

NOTE: It takes around 10 days for application fee to reach Fanshawe College. Applications are processed only after the funds are received and are considered incomplete prior to it.

English Proficiency Requirements

Fanshawe College requires proof of proficiency in English language skills from applicants coming from non-native English-speaking countries. The specific requirements vary for different courses available at Fanshawe College.

English language requirements for degree and graduate certificates are as follows:

TestMinimum Requirements
IELTS6.5 (minimum 6.0 on all bands)
PTEMinimum score of 59
CAELOverall score of 70 (minimum 60 on any 4 bands)

Fanshawe College Visa Application Process

Any candidate aspiring to study in Canada needs to acquire a study permit to be eligible for a course. In some instances, a temporary visa to study in Canada is also a mandatory admission requirement.

The mandatory documents and other details related to study permit are as follows:

Study permits fees: 114 USD.

Validity: Length of study time + 90 days

Documents required:

  • Acceptance letter from DSI (Designated Learning Institute).
  • Valid passport or travel document.
  • Proof of financial support.
  • Two recent passport size photos (name and date of birth of the person should be written on the back of each photo).
  • In some cases, a letter of explanation, CAQ (Certificat d'acceptation du Québec) and Custodian declaration (if applicable) may be required. 

Fanshawe College Undergraduate Admissions

Fanshawe College offers multiple bachelor’s programs with the option of honors bachelor’s programs or collaborative bachelor’s programs. Some of the popular undergraduate degrees at Fanshawe College are:

  • Honours Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management.
  • Honours Bachelor of Applied Technology Degree in Biotechnology. 
  • Honours Bachelor Degree in Interior Designing.
  • Honours Bachelor of Commerce in Digital Marketing. 

The general undergraduate admission-related information process for a prospective student at Fanshawe College is given below:

Admission Portal: Apply Online at the Official Website.

Application fee: 76 USD

Academic requirements

An aspirant applying for enrolment into a program at Fanshawe College should fulfil any one of the below mentioned requirements:

  1. Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with programs at the College or University level.
  2. Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE).
  3. Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED) or the equivalent.

NOTE: For programs where the number of applications exceed availability of seats, a hierarchy is followed where preference is given to permanent residents of Ontario, followed by other provinces’ candidates, and then the remaining applicants are considered.

Fanshawe College Graduate Admissions

Fanshawe College offers multiple graduate programs at its London center including business analysis, marketing management, project management, etc. The PG programs offered at Fanshawe are one year or less in duration and are available full-time part-time, fast track or fully online. 

Multiple postgraduate programs that provide hands-on experience along with the Graduate Certificate are available at the college. The general graduate admission process for a prospective student at Fanshawe College is given below:

Admission Portal: Apply Online at the Official Website.

Application fee: 76 USD.

Basic Academic Requirement: Bachelor’s degree.

Additional Requirements: 

Certified high school transcripts and a graduation certificate, university transcripts and graduation certificate (scanned copies) in English, alongwith the copies of the original documents.

Some of the popular Graduate school courses and post graduate certifications available at Fanshawe College are as follows:

RequirementsBusiness AnalysisPublic Relations - Corporate CommunicationsHuman Resource Management Game Development - Advanced Programming
Academic qualification2-3 year diploma/degree2-3 year diploma/degree2-3 year diploma/degreeDegree in computer science
GPAC+ avg or 2.5 GPAC+ avg or 2.5 GPAC+ avg or 2.5 GPA-
Resume/Cover LetterRequired-Required-
Work Experience5 years5 years in marketing/business field5 yearsRequired

The admissions to Fanshawe College are quite competitive where the applications received usually outnumber the availability of seats. Thus, applicants are advised to send in their applications as early as possible and no later than February 1, the deadline for equal consideration.

Applications sent post February 1 shall be considered on first-come first-serve basis, if and until seats are available in the respective programs.

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