How To Apply

"Transforming agriculture for a better world" is the motto on everything we do at Olds College. 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. Come join the other 1,400 students who have come to Olds College to utilize state of the art technology and creative ideas to change the world.

Applying to Olds College is easy. Once you have decided that Olds College is the right place for you, just follow the steps below to become an Olds College student.

  1. Visit our program pages to help you decide which program you want to study
  2. Make sure you meet the admission requirements to the program of study
  3. Apply online or use the paper application
  4. Submit your high school transcript and any post-secondary transcripts to
    • Please ensure the notarized copy is translated literal, word-for-word and in the same format as the original
    • Please ensure the original documentation is also submitted in the original language.
  5. Submit documentation to show that you meet the English Language Proficiency requirement to

Check your email regularly for information on your admission status.

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1. Find A Program

Olds College offers a variety of certificate, diploma and applied degree options. View Programs

2. Meet Admission Requirements to Program of Study

Applicants should review the program admission requirements carefully and ensure they have or will meet them before submitting an application. If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions Office.

3. Apply

The easiest and most recommended way to apply for admission to an Olds College program is to Apply Online. You may also apply directly to the Olds College Admissions Department. In order to do this, you will need to download and complete the Application for Admission form. An application fee of $157.50 CAN is required.

After you have completed the Application for Admission form, you will need to make electronic copies of your proof of English Language Proficiency, if applicable, as well as copies of all high school and post-secondary transcripts. Create a file including these documents and email the file to In the subject of the message you should specify the name of the program you are applying to. After your application package has been received, the Admissions department will make a decision, and will send you a reply within the following 3-4 weeks.

4. Transcript Assessment

Transcript assessment will be done by the Olds College Admissions Office. All submitted high school and post-secondary transcripts must be translated into English (if applicable) and a notarized copy must be submitted.

5. English Language Proficiency

Olds College classes are instructed in English. Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate they have completed at least three years of academic study conducted completely in the English language. 

Any applicant who does not meet this requirement must demonstrate language proficiency through successful completion of a recognized English language assessment test dated within two years of submitting an application to Olds College. Learn More


While it is not required to apply to Olds College, agents can be a useful source to learn more information about the institution locally but as well as to apply not only to the institution but also for your study permit. Please contact for our list of official agents.

Currently we are not accepting any new agents. If you are interested in working with us potentially in the future please send your company profile to as information of potential agents are saved for future use if our needs change.