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Colleges, universities, secondary schools, community-based organizations, and other organizations join NACAC so their entire staffs are included in membership. Professionals at every rung of the career ladder — from vice presidents of enrollment management to new recruitment staff as well as high school counselors focused on college advancement — receive the benefits of NACAC membership.

Postsecondary Institutional Memberships – $525 – $1,125

Postsecondary members are professionals employed by colleges/universities whose primary work includes assisting students as they transition from secondary to postsecondary or between postsecondary institutions. These individuals must be employed by accredited, not-for-profit institutions. Those who fall within this category are able to join NACAC though an institutional membership whereby multiple staff members employed by the same college/university can benefit from membership or can opt for an individual membership that supports just one person.

A NACAC membership unlocks best in class opportunities and resources for community engagement and professional development. Joining this professional association demonstrates a commitment to advocacy, ethics, and best practices in the field of college admission counseling. A NACAC membership also adds value through a host of member-only savings on conferences, professional development opportunities, publications, recruitment events, and networking opportunities. There are countless reasons for admission counseling professionals to join NACAC. Here are just a few:

  • Award winning publications delivered directly to your inbox, featuring thought leadership and tips and tricks to best leverage your recruitment efforts and enrollment management practices
  • Discounted access to a range of educational opportunities, including professional certificates such as Data Informed Territory Management
  • Full access to NACAC’s live webinars and webinar library, which includes timely topics ranging from Building an Effective Data Culture to The Single Best Way to Improve Yield After Campus Tours
  • Significant savings on recruitment events including NACAC’s National College Fair program
  • Opportunity to engage with Special Interest Groups, micro communities providing an opportunity for knowledge sharing and networking. SIGs include Women in Admission SIG, Emerging Admission Professional SIG, and Regional Admission Counselor SIG
  • Discounts on NACAC events and meetings including Guiding the Way to Inclusion and NACAC’s annual conference
  • Eligibility to have your university featured in NACAC’s annual College Openings Update, which drives student interest to universities that review students for admission after May 1

*This membership is eligible to participate in annual and special member votes.

Secondary Institutional Memberships – $300 – $700

Secondary members are professionals employed by a school whose primary work includes assisting students as they transition from secondary to postsecondary education. Those who fall within this category are able to join NACAC through an institutional membership whereby multiple staff members employed by the same school can benefit from membership or can opt for an individual membership that supports just one person.

A NACAC membership unlocks best in class opportunities and resources for community engagement and professional development. Joining this professional association demonstrates a commitment to advocacy, ethics, and best practices in the field of college admission counseling. A NACAC membership also adds value through a host of member-only savings on conferences, professional development opportunities, publications, recruitment events, and networking opportunities. There are countless reasons for high school counselors to join NACAC. Here are just a few:

  • Award winning publications delivered directly to your inbox, featuring thought leadership and tips and tricks to best serve your students
  • Discounted access to a range of educational opportunities, including eLearning courses such as Financial Aid 101
  • Continuing education credit eligibility for the majority of NACAC professional development programming
  • Full access to NACAC’s live webinars and webinar library, which includes timely topics ranging from recommendation letter best practices to supporting students in transition
  • Clear insights through NACAC’s partnership with the College Guidance Network, providing thoughtful advice for counselors, students and families
  • Discounts on NACAC events and meetings including Guiding the Way to Inclusion and NACAC’s annual conference
  • Opportunity to engage with Special Interest Groups, micro communities providing an opportunity for knowledge sharing and networking. SIGs include Public School Counselor SIG, Public Charter School SIG and Private School Counselor SIG, among many others!

*This membership is eligible to participate in annual and special member votes.

Corporate Organizational Memberships – $650-$1,150

Corporate members are professionals employed by organizations that provide services or products that relate to the field of college admissions counseling and/or financial aid. Those who fall within this category are able to join NACAC through an organizational membership, allowing multiple professionals to experience NACAC member benefits.

A NACAC membership unlocks best in class opportunities and resources for community engagement and professional development. Joining this professional association demonstrates a commitment to advocacy, ethics, and best practices in the field of college admission counseling. A NACAC membership also adds value through a host of member-only savings on conferences, professional development opportunities, publications, recruitment events, and networking opportunities. There are countless reasons why a corporate organization might want to join NACAC. Here are just a few:

  • Keep your finger on the pulse of what’s happening in college admission counseling through NACAC’s award winning publications and lively online member exchanges
  • Demonstrate your organization’s commitment to ethics, best practices, access, and equity in college admissions
  • Be the first to hear about initiatives to engage NACAC’s 26,000+ members through unique opportunities such as industry insight webinars, exhibitions, and sponsorships
  • Receive major discounts on NACAC professional development programming and events

*This membership is NOT eligible to participate in annual and special member votes.

Non-Profit Organizational Membership – $525-$925

Nonprofit members are professionals employed by organizations that offer counseling and/or financial aid services at no cost to students and families. Nonprofit organizations differ from Community Based Organizations by providing support on a national scale. Professionals who fall within this category are able to join NACAC through an organizational membership, allowing multiple professionals to experience NACAC member benefits.

A NACAC membership unlocks best in class opportunities and resources for community engagement and professional development. Joining this professional association demonstrates a commitment to advocacy, ethics, and best practices in the field of college admission counseling. A NACAC membership also adds value through a host of member-only savings on conferences, professional development opportunities, publications, recruitment events, and networking opportunities. There are countless reasons why a nonprofit organization would want to join NACAC. Here are just a few:

  • Keep your finger on the pulse of what’s happening in college admission counseling through NACAC’s award winning publications and lively online member exchanges
  • Demonstrate your organization’s commitment to ethics, best practices, access, and equity in college admissions
  • Be the first to hear about initiatives to engage NACAC’s 26,000+ members through unique opportunities such as industry insight webinars, exhibitions, and sponsorships
  • Receive major discounts on NACAC professional development programming and events

*This membership is eligible to participate in annual and special member votes.

College Access / Community-Based Organization (CBO) Organizational Memberships – $300-$700

Community Based Organization (CBO) and College Access Organization members are professionals employed by a CBO or College Access organization that provides counseling, admission, or financial aid services to students at the state or local level. Those who fall within this category are able to join NACAC though an institutional membership whereby multiple staff members employed by the same organization can benefit from membership or can opt for an individual membership that supports just one person.

A NACAC membership unlocks best in class opportunities and resources for community engagement and professional development. Joining this professional association demonstrates a commitment to advocacy, ethics, and best practices in the field of college admission counseling. A NACAC membership also adds value through a host of member-only savings on conferences, professional development opportunities, publications, recruitment events, and networking opportunities. There are countless reasons for CBO professionals to join NACAC. Here are just a few:

  • Award winning publications delivered directly to your inbox, featuring thought leadership and tips and tricks to best serve your students
  • Discounted access to a range of educational opportunities, including eLearning courses such as Financial Aid 101
  • Full access to NACAC’s live webinars and webinar library, which includes timely topics ranging from What to Know about Federal Student Aid to College Admission Cases Before the Supreme Court
  • Opportunity to engage with Special Interest Groups, micro communities providing an opportunity for knowledge sharing and networking including the CBO SIG and a range of affinity-oriented SIGs
  • Invaluable access to resources to leverage your work, some of which can be shared with your students and their families including the Guide to the College Admission Process, the Step by Step College Awareness and Planning curriculum and Paying for College Knowledge Center
  • Discounts on NACAC events and meetings including Guiding the Way to Inclusion and NACAC’s annual conference

*This membership is eligible to participate in annual and special member votes.

Pricing Table

Categories / Types Dues
Institution Staff
Postsecondary
(Two- and four-year institutions)
Up to 8
$525
9-16
$725
17-25
$925
26+
$1125
Secondary Up to 8
$300
9-16
$500
17+
$700
Organizational

Corporate
Non-Profit
College Access / Community-Based Organization (CBO)

Up to 8

$650
$535
$300

9-16

$900
$725
$500

17+

$1150
$925
$700