Olds College

About Olds College

Olds College is an Alberta public post-secondary institution located in Olds, Alberta, established in 1913 as Olds Agricultural College. The college opened its first satellite campus in Calgary in 2006 in partnership with the Calgary Stampede Board. Olds College has been offering quality hands-on education for over a century. A distinct, provincially focused institution that supports the teaching and learning of all Albertans, the college  provides  accessible educational opportunities within Alberta and beyond. Olds College has known for being  passionate about the Agriculture industry. Through applied research and integrated learning, the college is  proud to be Canada’s Smart Agriculture College, specializing in agriculture, horticulture, land and environmental stewardship. 

Olds College Rankings

World Ranking  6976   Country Ranking   146

Olds College Campus

Olds College has two campuses. The main campus, located on the eastern edge of the township of Olds, accommodates the majority of enrolled students. 

Olds College Teaching Quality

Following the successful completion of their probationary period, faculty members will participate annually in an interim performance review process.

 Course/ Instruction Evaluations (conducted according to Appendix 1) and the Faculty Member Goal Planning Guide will be used to discuss the past and upcoming years’ activities, goals and performance. b. Following each three academic years of service, faculty members will participate in a comprehensive performance review. 

This will involve a presentation and discussion of the instructional goals. More frequent reviews may be conducted with the mutual consent of the faculty member and the Dean. It is the responsibility of the Dean to schedule the evaluation of each member. 

The member will provide physical or electronic artefacts that demonstrate the faculty member’s efforts to address some of the criteria contained in the Guidelines for Quality Instruction .

Olds College Student Teacher Ratio


Olds College Popular Programs

  • Agricultural Management
  • Animal Health Technology
  • Horticulture Technologist
  • Land and Water Resources
  • Business Management

Olds College Academic Divisions:

Olds College also offers University Transfer programs, and a number of Continuing Education options including courses in the fields of Agriculture, Animal Sciences, Business, Land and Environment, Machinery & Trades, Plants and Horticulture and Special Interest.

Famous Alumni’s

Sharon Carry served as registrar and vice president of student and support services at Olds College


Olds College The Average Tuition Fees And Other Expenses

Program Tuition Fee per year
Avg Cost of Tuition/Year $7,008 CAD
Admin Fee $217
Book & Supply $750 CAD
Application Fee $157.50 CAD

Olds College  English Language Requirements

Test Minimum score required
Academic IELTS or IELTS Indicator* no band below 5.5, with an overall band score of no less than a 6.0
TOEFL (iBT) Internet based test - overall score of no less than 80 with no academic section below 18
PTE Academic score of at least 53-54 with no communicative skill profile below 53 
CAEL overall score of no less than 60, with no band below 50

Average Tuition Fee Per Year


$ 8,021


$ 8,021

Costs per year

Overall cost of living

$ 0

Campus accommodation

$ 0

Please note that fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.

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