Who We Are

The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), founded in 1937, is an organization of more than 27,000 professionals from around the world dedicated to serving students as they make choices about pursuing postsecondary education.

Years serving the college admission community
Individuals, Institutions, and Organizations
State, Regional, and International Affiliate Organizations
Special Interest Groups

Mission & Vision

NACAC’s mission and vision position the association centrally in the professional lives of its members and as an advocate for a more accessible and equitable future for higher education.

What We Do

NACAC represents a broad collection of enrollment management, admission, and counseling professionals who together support students seeking higher education. Learn more about us here.

NACAC History

NACAC guided the evolution of college admission counseling into a recognized profession since its beginnings as as a small gathering of representatives of Midwestern colleges and universities.

Meet the Team

From longtime association industry veterans, to former admissions professionals, to tech wizards, NACAC’s mighty staff brings a diverse perspective to the community and the causes we support.

NACAC Volunteer Leaders

From our esteemed board of directors, to our 33 special interest groups, to our 23 local and regional affiliates, NACAC is a presence in the college admissions community across the United States and around the world. Learn more about us here.

NACAC Affiliates

NACAC and the affiliate organizations work together to broaden geographic representations through partnership programs, activities and operations.