Become an Institutional Member

Setting the global standard in online and digital learning. OLC has been leading the way in advancing online and digital learning since 1999. We provide the research, resources and services to support the online learning strategy for the whole institution.

As an OLC Institutional Member, you will be part of and have access to the best tools, resources and thought leaders to ensure quality online teaching and learning for EVERYONE AT YOUR INSTITUTION! Membership benefits include webinars, peer networking, early access to research, access to OLC consulting, member pricing on professional development and OLC conferences and events, and more. Best of all, our globally-recognized Quality Scorecard – an exclusive process for measuring and quantifying elements of quality within online higher education programs – is free to Institutional and Corporate members.

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Institutional Member Benefits:

*Job Postings: 1 Free posting per annual Institutional Membership. Job title, university, and link to the full job description. Posted in 4 consecutive OLC Today weekly newsletters (audience of nearly 20,000 educators). Limited postings per newsletter issued on a first-come basis. 

OLC membership fees are based on the size of the institution, which is determined by Total Full-Time Equivalent Student Enrollment (FTE) for an entire institution (not just online programs). If you do not know your institution’s total full-time equivalent student enrollment, please contact your institution’s business office, or reach out to your OLC Partnership Manager at OLC keeps the most recent IPEDS FTE data on file to assist with inquiries.

Pricing is broken down by the type of institution or system and then by tier. Membership Types and Notes on Pricing. 


  Pricing is based on Student FTE
INSTITUTIONS <749 750-4999 5,000-14,999 15,000-24,999 25,000-39,999 40,000-54,999 55,000-69,999 75,000+
Universities & Colleges (4-yr) $1,200 $1,700 $1,900 $2,300 $2,700 $3,500 $4,500 $5,500
Community Colleges (2-yr) $1,080 $1,530 $1,710 $2,070 $2,430 $3,150 $4,050 $4,950
Minority Serving Institutions* (4-yr) $960 $1,360 $1,520 $1,840 $2,160 $2,800 $3,600 $4,400
Minority Serving Institutions* (2-yr) $840 $1,190 $1,330 $1,610 $1,890 $2,450 $3,150 $3,850
  Pricing is based on Student FTE
AFFILIATED INSTITUIONS Flat Fee <749 750-4999 5,000-14,999 15,000-24,999 25,000-39,999 40,000-54,999 55,000-69,999 75,000+
Systems & Consortiums  
  System Office $3,000  
  System Institutions (4-yr)   $960 $1,360 $1,520 $1,840 $2,160 $2,800 $3,600 $4,400
  System Institutions (2-yr)   $840 $1,190 $1,330 $1,610 $1,890 $2,450 $3,150 $3,850
  Pricing is based on total employees  
OTHER ORGANIZATIONS Flat Fee <10 11-74 75-149 150+  
State & Regional Offices $1,500  
Non-Profit Associations & Organizations $1,500  
State & Corporations   $1,500 $2,500 $3,500 $4,500  

* U.S. Federally recognized minority serving institutions

What Our Members Are Saying

Find out how OLC Institutional Members are using their member benefits to enhance and strengthen their universities – and themselves!


OLC membership provides something for everyone at every level and a wealth of resources for success.

Pamela Wimbush, Director Instructional Resource Center & Online Learning, Johns Hopkins University (Membership)