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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 on April 27, 2018, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Board of Trustees approved the Association's budget for fiscal year 2018-2019. Institutional membership dues/fees for the year commencing October 1, 2018 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.

View the FY 2018-2019 CIE dues/fees memo


Annual Membership Fees (in US dollars)
Enrollment Annual Dues
0-300 $3,200
301-600 $3,600
601-1000 $4,150
1001-1500 $4,650
1501-2000 $5,000
2001+ $5,300
NOTES: Annual Dues based on FTE as of September 1, 2018


Other Fees (in US dollars)
Application Fee $1,600
Foundation Standards Visit $2,100
Learning Principles (Prep) Visit $2,700
ACE External Review/Team Visit Same as Annual Dues
Additional Program/New Campus $1,500
Special Report $1,050
Special Report and Visit $ 2,100   Up to 1000 students
$ 2,600   1001-1500 students
$ 2,900   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.