Fanshawe College of Applied Arts and Technology

Founded 1967 | London, ON

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. Starting in the fall of 2022, international students in downtown Toronto can take Fanshawe programs through a partnership with ILC International College.

Fanshawe offers more than 200 degree, diploma, certificate, apprenticeship, graduate certificate, microcredential and online-learning programs; there are about 600 academic pathways to university, and 770 students have worked on 149 industry projects with 86 partners.

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

• Early Childhood Education

• Personal Support Worker

• Business

• Computer Programmer Analyst

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.

• Renewable Energies Technician: Students learn the ins and outs of solar, wind and biomass energy sources.

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