Fanshawe College of Applied Arts and Technology

Founded 1967 | London, ON

The Fanshawe College of Applied Arts and Technology is one of Ontario’s largest colleges, with more than 40,000 students. It has facilities in London, Simcoe, St. Thomas, Woodstock and the Huron-Bruce area. The London campus has almost 1,200 apartment-style residence rooms and about 400 rooms in 66 townhouse units.

Since September 2022, the college has partnered with ILAC International College to offer Fanshawe programming to international students in downtown Toronto. Fanshawe attracts students from more than 100 countries every year, with more than 200 degree, diploma and certificate programs, along with apprenticeship training. The college also offers more than 70 micro-credentials and over 500 academic pathways with 60 institutions in 10 countries.

Fanshawe’s London campus is gradually opening the Innovation Village, a hub featuring virtual reality and multimedia labs, a makerspace, team workspaces and research support. In 2021, the project added an Indigenous gathering place and library; remaining construction will finish in 2024. The Institute of Indigenous Learning provides first-year Indigenous students with services such as advisers and career support. 

Popular Programs

• General Arts and Science

• Early Childhood Education

• Business

• Business Management

• Health Care Administration Management

School Size



• Degree $6,060-$6,490

• Diploma $2,472-$6,944

• Certificate $1,036-$3,594

• Post-Grad $2,720-$12,456

Residence Offerings


Cool Options

• Adventure Expeditions and Interpretive Leadership: Students gain hands-on experience in adventure leading, business and wilderness first aid.

• Remotely Piloted Aerial Systems—Commercial Operations: Delivered in a hangar next to the London International Airport, this one-year graduate certificate program covers electronic systems, communication, navigation and more. The program also provides graduates with entrepreneurial, research and market analysis skills.

• Cannabis Applied Science: This program blends chemistry, microbiology and crop science, with a focus on quality assurance.