About Us

Our Social Purpose

"Transforming agriculture for a better world"

Everything we do at Olds College is done to advance all aspects of the agriculture industry. By transforming the agriculture industry, we will make the world a better place. All of our programs and actions align to our social purpose. It is the why behind everything we do.

Average Class Size
Our average class size is 25

Students From Alberta
80% of students are from Alberta

Student Enrolment
3200 students enrolled in Olds College last year

Male - Female Ratio
50/50 ratio of male to female students


Olds College - EST 1913

Founded in 1913, Olds College has been offering quality hands-on education for over a century. We are a distinct, provincially focused institution that supports the teaching and learning of all Albertans. Through our regular programming, continued education, and online and blended programming, we provide accessible educational opportunities within Alberta and beyond. We are passionate about the Agriculture industry. Through our applied research and integrated learning, we are proud to be Canada’s Smart Agriculture College, specializing in agriculture, horticulture, land and environmental stewardship. We work closely with industry to advance and adapt our programming to ensure our graduates have the skills to succeed.



Vision, Value & Mission Statements

Vision

Olds College shall be the premier integrated learning and applied research community specializing in agriculture, horticulture, land and environmental stewardship.

Mission

Our Mission is to create an environment for learning, inquiry, partnership and communication that supports our students, our employees and our communities in the service of society.

Values

At Olds College we value the empowerment of learners, rural community development, teamwork and continuous improvement.