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Tuition and Fees & Payments

The fee schedule shows a detailed breakdown of program dates and fees.  Refer to this page when planning the financial portion of your education

2024-25 Tuition & Fee Schedule

  • Olds College Fees

    Tuition: Fees Olds College has been authorized to collect by the Provincial Government under the Post-Secondary Learning Act [Sec. 61(1)] for the use of instruction in courses that are part of programs approved by Alberta Advanced Education (AAE) under the Program of Study Regulation (AR 91/2009).

    Program Fee: Fees Olds College collects to cover the costs of materials and supplies that facilitate instruction in a program that are not included in tuition.

    Student Services Fee: Collected for purposes of offering services to students. These services include but are not limited to health and wellness initiatives, counselling, tutoring, awards services, advising, ID cards, printing services, and information technology services and maintenance.

    Athletics and Recreation Fee: This fee is charged to students at the Olds campus for the purpose of providing athletic and recreation opportunities and facilities.

    Students' Association (SAOC) Fees

    Students’ Association of Olds College (SAOC) Operations Fee: This fee is used to support a variety of student focused services and initiatives such as student advocacy, health and wellness events, student scholarships & awards, academic support, volunteerism & leadership opportunities, The Crossing Restaurant and Pub, Bloom Cafe, student clubs, The SAOC Pantry, marketing & communications, maintenance and upkeep of student spaces, and daily operational costs.

    **Exclusion: this fee is not charged to students enrolled in Dual Credit, or students enrolled in Continuing Education non-PAPRS approved credentials

    Health and Dental Benefit Plan: The SAOC offers an extended Health and Dental plan for full-time students that provides coverage for one year after commencement. Students with existing health and dental benefit plans, may complete a form to opt out of this fee. 

    This fee is not charged to students enrolled in Heavy Equipment Operator, Pre-Employment programs, Apprenticeship programs, Applied Degree DFS, Dual Credit, and Continuing Education non-PAPRS approved credentials - students in these programs may inquire about opting in to the plan by contacting the SAOC Student Benefits Plan Office.

    For information regarding this plan, please contact or 403 556-4626.

  • A tuition deposit is required from students in the first year of a program to hold a seat. You risk losing your seat if your payment is not received by the specified date on your early or full admission letter.

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