Western-Fanshawe Collaborative BScN Program

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree (BScN) is a four-year program that qualifies graduates to apply for registration as a professional nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario.

Program Structure

Western University and Fanshawe College, both located in London, ON, are partners in offering a four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) degree. A common curriculum is offered at both sites and students develop the same skills and knowledge base regardless of where they start the program. All students who successfully complete the program receive a BScN from Western.

Program Questions

If you have questions about the Western-Fanshawe Collaborate BScN program you can contact the academic advisor by email or by appointment. See side menu for Program Advising contact information.

Western University Site

western site
  • Students complete all four years of the program at Western University

Fanshawe College Site

Fanshawe Site
  • Students complete years 1 and 2 at Fanshawe and years 3 and 4 at Western.



Interested in impacting the health and wellness of people around the world? Take the first step and discover how to apply for admission to the Collaborative BScN Program.

Apply for the Western-Fanshawe Collaborative BScN program through the Ontario Universities' Application Centre, choosing program code “ENW” for the Western stream and "ENF" for the Fanshawe stream. It is strongly recommended that you apply to both streams.

Please Note:

Program admission requirements are the same at both sites. This is a highly competitive program and students are encouraged to apply to both Western and Fanshawe where applicable. Applicants should strive to achieve an average in the mid 80s.

We do not accept transfer students from other Schools of Nursing. Only applications to Year 1 of the program will be considered.

Full-Time Study

All students in the program are expected to maintain a full-time program of study. In exceptional circumstances and only with special permission (special permissions may be issued by the Academic Advisor on behalf of the Dean), a student may make modifications to this course load.

Progression Requirements

All students in the BScN Program must:

  • Successfully complete all courses for each year of the program before proceeding to the next year's lab, sim or clinical courses.
  • Complete the program within seven academic years calculated from the initial date of registration in the School of Nursing.
  • Meet the progression requirements and maintain a satisfactory level.
  • Submit documentation for all medical and non-medical pre-placement requirements