Fanshawe College - Simcoe

Simcoe, Ontario | Public University | Established 1967

About us

Fanshawe College is a comprehensive college serving the greater London region by providing flexible learning arrangements and experiential education opportunities developed in response to labour market needs. One of Ontario’s largest colleges - with four campuses in London, Simcoe, St. Thomas and Woodstock - Fanshawe serves close to half a million people with a promise to educate, engage, empower and excite. They offer more than 200 degree, diploma, certificate and apprenticeship programs to 43,000 students each year, helping people unlock their potential and achieve success in a variety of disciplines including applied arts, business, health care, human services, hospitality and technology.

Fanshawe also plays an important role in providing re-skilling and skill upgrading opportunities for mature learners through the design and delivery of custom training for federally and provincially sponsored trainees, community organizations, sectoral training councils and private sector employers in the business, health, industrial and services sectors.

Vision: Unlocking Potential

Mission Statement: Provide pathways to success, an exceptional learning experience and a global outlook to meet student and employer needs.

Values: Focus on students, involve our communities, utilize resources wisely, embrace change, engage each other.

Why Fanshawe College - Simcoe

Campus life: Fanshawe has gained a reputation for having one the best student experiences. Much of that is thanks to the Fanshawe Student Union which hosts 200+ clubs and events and is committed to supporting student success across all campuses. With 1000's of international students from over 95 different countries there is plenty of support and opportunities to meet others through the International Centre and Students Services.

Facilities: The Simcoe/Norfolk Regional Campus, does things a little differently. First of all, they'll get to know students by name rather than by number. And whatever a student's background, caring staff is there to help students and cheer them on from start to finish. They understand that getting started on a path to a new career, new training or exploring new interests can sometimes be the toughest part. Rest assured, students will enjoy small, non-intimidating classes, state-of-the art facilities and equipment, support resources, free parking and more. The family-like atmosphere really is the ideal setting in which to thrive.

Experiential Learning: Fanshawe has over 50 co-operative education programs which is more than any other college in Canada. These programs help jumpstart student's career by combining valuable, paid work experience with their academic program.

Area: Conveniently located in the heart of a great community – Norfolk County is known for its rural charm, strong agricultural base, Carolinian forests, sandy beaches, ports, towns and villages along Lake Erie (a.k.a. Ontario's South Coast).


Courses Duration 1st Year Tuition Fees
English for Academic Purposes (Main Campus Only) 1.8 Year CAD 11,696
College Certificate - Personal Support Worker (PSW6J) 1 Year CAD 14,467
College Certificate - Welding Techniques (WTQ1J) 1 Year CAD 14,467
College Diploma - Adventure Expeditions and Interperetive Leadership (AEL1J) (Co-op) 2 Year CAD 28,934
College Diploma - Developmental Services Worker - Accelerated (DSW5J) 2 Year CAD 28,934
College Diploma - Early Childhood Education - Accelerated (ECE5J) 2 Year CAD 28,934
College Diploma - Social Service Worker - Fast Track (SSW2J) 2 Year CAD 17,360
College Diploma - Social Service Worker (SSW1J) 2 Year CAD 14,467
Graduate Certificate - Agri-Business Management (AGM1J) 0.8 Year CAD 14,467
College Diploma - Office Administration - Executive (OAE3J) (Co-op) 2 Year CAD 14,467
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Admission Requirements


Passport [Front & Back Pages]

Birth Certificate

School Leaving Certificate

10th & 12th/Equivalent Educational Marksheets with transcripts. if any

English Proficiency Test Result

Passport Size Photograph

Intake Season & Deadlines

Fall Intake - September - Universities offers all the Courses to International students.

Winter Intake - January - Many Courses for students who missed fall intake.

Summer - April - Not all Universities offer courses in Spring Intake.

Courses Exams
Engineering courses
  • Min TOEFL iBT: 30
  • Min IELTS overall: 1
  • Min Duolingo English Test Score: 10
  • Min PTE overall: 10
Certificate Course
  • Min TOEFL iBT: 88
  • Min IELTS overall: 6.5 (Min Reading: 6.0, Min Writing: 6.0, Min Listening: 6.0, Min Speaking: 6.0)
  • Min Duolingo English Test Score: 125
  • Min PTE overall: 59
Diploma Course
  • Min TOEFL iBT: 79
  • Min IELTS overall: 6 (Min Reading: 5.5, Min Writing: 5.5, Min Listening: 5.5, Min Speaking: 5.5)
  • Min Duolingo English Test Score: 105
  • Min PTE overall: 59

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