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Dues and Fees

The annual dues for schools who are Members or Candidates for Membership in the Commission on International Education are set by the NEASC Board of Trustees each year in accordance with the By-laws of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

At its meeting in April 2019, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Board of Trustees approved the Association's budget for fiscal year 2019-20. Institutional membership dues/fees for the year commencing October 1, 2019 are listed below.

Financial costs for NEASC membership may include annual dues, candidacy fees, evaluation fees, and the expenses associated with on-site peer review visits. Institutions assume the cost of travel, lodging, and meal expenses for Visiting Team members.


Annual Membership Fees (in US dollars)
Enrollment Annual Dues
0-300 $3200
301-600 $3600
601-1000 $4150
1001-1500 $4650
1501-2000 $5000
2001+ $5300
NOTES: Annual Dues based on FTE as of September 1, 2018


Other Fees (in US dollars)
Application Fee $1600
Foundation Standards Visit $2100
Learning Principles (Prep) Visit $2700
ACE External Review/Team Visit Same as Annual Dues
Additional Program/New Campus $1500
Special Report $1050
Special Report and Visit $ 2100   Up to 1000 students
$ 2600   1001-1500 students
$ 2900   1501+ students
Schools requesting temporary Eligibility Certificates or other documentation in order to satisfy regulatory requirements established by local authorities, will incur a fee for this service.