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.

Give us a call at 617-716-1414 or email us at to learn more about the benefits of membership.


Institutional Member Benefits*:

* Institutional member benefits may only be shared within institution/organization. Institutions/organizations do not have permission to share any Institutional Member benefits with non-OLC members.

**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). 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 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 70,000+
Universities & Colleges $1,200 $1,700 $1,900 $2,300 $2,700 $3,500 $4,500 $5,500
Community Colleges $1,080 $1,530 $1,710 $2,070 $2,430 $3,150 $4,050 $4,950
Minority Serving Institutions* – Universities & Colleges $1,080 $1,530 $1,710 $2,070 $2,430 $3.150 $4.050 $4,950
Minority Serving Institutions* Community Colleges $918 $1,301 $1,454 $1,760 $2,066 $2,678 $3,443 $4,208
System Pricing Available. Contact your OLC Partnership Manager at for more information.
  Pricing is based on Teacher FTE  
K-12 EDUCATION PRICING Flat Fee <100 100-249 250-499 500-999 1000+
Private or Charter School   $700 $1,120 $1,700 $2,000 $3,000
School District   $700 $1,120 $1,700 $2,000 $3,000
K-12 Educational Service Center $1,250
  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  
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!


We have had active participation of faculty, staff, graduate students, and administrators. There aren’t many professional associations that are able to appeal to so many segments and remain relevant.

Karen Pollack, Ph.D. Assistant Vice Provost for Online Undergraduate and Blended Programs, Penn State Online, The World Campus (Institutional Membership)