Applicant priority shall be given first to Canadian citizens and permanent residents from Ontario, and second to Canadian citizens and permanent residents from other Canadian provinces. Special consideration may be given to a student supported by the Canadian Development Agency or a similar agency.
Be advised that enrolment in first year is limited and admission to each program at Western is competitive. No other supplemental application is required. The requirements described in this section are minimums required in order to be considered for admission and should be viewed as a guideline only. Western reserves the right to accept or deny applicants. A review of an admission decision may be requested provided that substantially new and significant information is supplied.
The application deadline for this program is February 15. Apply Now.
The Undergraduate Admissons Office may require any applicant to write a test of English proficiency. Students applying for admission to undergraduate Nursing programs must satisfy ONE of the following criteria:
To learn more about admission requirements, please select an applicant status below that best suits your current situation.
Applicants must have a minimum of six U or M-level credits including:
REQUIRED - 65% in each of:
and one of:
Applicants from other provinces in Canada are eligible to apply for admission on the basis of their Secondary School Diploma from their province if they have the appropriate prerequisite courses and meet the admission requirements of Western. All applicants from other provinces in Canada must have completed the following acceptable academic Grade 12 courses with a minimum of 65% in each:
The School of Nursing recognizes that Aboriginal Peoples are not adequately represented in the nursing profession and therefore welcomes their applications.
Eligible Aboriginal candidates may be admitted to the Western-Fanshawe Collaborative BScN program from one of two paths:
Entry to the Western-Fanshawe Collaborative BScN program is on a competitive basis. Applicants applying to transfer into or enter the nursing program are considered on the basis of their OSSD average and university or other post-secondary standing.
All students applying to the program must have completed the equivalent of the following senior secondary school courses with a minimum grade of 65% in each of:
and one of:
Admission to the Fanshawe College Pre-Health Science program does not guarantee admission in a subsequent year to the Nursing program. Successful completion of the Fanshawe College Pre-Health Science program, however, does enable the student who lacks the requirements from secondary school, to be given consideration when applying for the Nursing program.
Students who are currently registered in the Fanshawe College Pre-Health Science program must successfully complete every course with a minimum grade of 'B' or higher in the Fanshawe College Pre-Health Science program by April 30, 2014 in order to be eligible for admission consideration.
Note: minimum final grade required in each course is 'B'
Only applicants with an Ontario College Certificate from the Fanshawe College Pre-Health Science Program will be considered for admission to the Nursing program in lieu of the stated secondary school requirements.
Applicants from another Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology Pre-Health Science or Pre-Nursing program must have the stated secondary school requirements in order to be considered for admission.
Applicants will be considered for admission who:
and one of: