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Institutional Membership

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Which institutions are eligible for membership under this category? 

Secondary 

Institution and staff who are employed by the member institution and staff employed by a member-eligible institution whose primary work includes assisting students as they transition from secondary to postsecondary institutions. 

Membership fee is based on staff size.

Additional options for your staff to join 

Secondary Individual Associate (Nonvoting) $125

Secondary counseling professional whose member-eligible institution has not joined NACAC.

Secondary Individual (Voting) $225

Secondary counseling professional whose member-eligible institution has not joined NACAC.

 

Postsecondary

Accredited, not-for-profit institution and staff who are employed by the member institution and staff employed by a member-eligible institution whose primary work includes assisting students as they transition from secondary to postsecondary or between postsecondary institutions. 

Membership fee is based on staff size.

Additional options for your staff to join 

Postsecondary Individual Associate (Nonvoting) $125

Admission professional whose member-eligible institution has not joined NACAC.

Postsecondary Individual (Voting) $225

Admission professional whose member-eligible institution has not joined NACAC.

  

University System Administrator

(Individual Membership Option Only)

Individual employed by a public university system who oversees admission and enrollment management activities and is not based at a specific institution.

School District Administrator 

(Individual Membership Option Only)

Individual employed by a school district who oversees counseling and is not based at a specific school.

Membership Eligibility Requirements 

US Secondary Schools

Accredited not for profit schools must appear in one of the following resources to qualify for membership:

  • The US Department of Education’s Common Core of Data
  • The US Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics Private School Universe Survey
  • ACT or CEEB code lists
  • If your school does not appear on one of the resources cited above, individual, state-by-state lists can be submitted for review.

US Postsecondary Institutions 

  • Not-for-profit, degree-granting two- or four-year colleges are eligible for membership.
  • Colleges must be accredited by an agency listed in the latest edition of the Higher Education Directory.

US School Districts (for Individual Membership Eligibility) 

  • Not-for-profit school districts are eligible for membership.
  • Districts must appear in one of the following resources to qualify for membership:
    • The US Department of Education’s Common Core of Data
    • The US Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics Private School Universe Survey
    • ACT or CEEB code lists
    • If your district does not appear in one of the resources cited above, individual, state-by-state lists can be submitted for review.

US University Systems (for Individual Membership Eligibility) 

  • University systems must be listed in the latest edition of the Higher Education Directory to be eligible for membership.

Designate a primary contact whose professional responsibilities include providing services and/or products to the counseling, admission or financial aid profession or in support of students in the transition to postsecondary education.

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