The annual dues for schools who are NEASC Members or Candidates for Membership are set by the NEASC Board of Trustees each year in accordance with the Bylaws of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
IMPORTANT: We appreciate that many schools may face budgetary challenges due to COVID-19. In response, the NEASC Board of Trustees has approved the Association’s budget with no increase for dues or fees for the fiscal year 2020-21. Please refer to the dues/fees schedule for 2019-2020:
At its meeting in April 2019, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Board of Trustees approved the Association's budget for the fiscal year 2019-2020 (commencing October 1, 2019) and the dues/fees schedule for the NEASC Commission on International Education, as indicated below.
Please note, expenses associated with on-site review visits and additional charges such as banking fees, local taxation, or processing fees are paid by the school (the payor) and not deducted from the dues indicated below.
|Annual Membership Dues (in US dollars)|
Annual Dues are based on enrollment as of October 1, 2019.
Expenses for workshops/consulting and visits to support school development beyond the regular accreditation schedule are arranged separately.
|Other Fees (in US dollars)|
|Foundation Standards Visit (FSV) / Policy 1.6 Visit||$2300|
|ACE Learning Principles Visit (LPV) / Standard Preparatory Visit (SPV)||$2900|
|NEASC-CIS Joint Preparatory Evaluation||$2900|
|Abbreviated FSV with ACE LPV||$3900|
|External Review Visit (ERV) / Standard ERV||Same as annual dues|
|NEASC-CIS Joint Team Evaluation||Same as annual dues|
|Additional Program / New Campus Visit||$1500|
|Special Report and Special Visit||$ 2100 Up to 1000 students
$ 2600 1001-1500 students
$ 2900 1501+ students
|Eligibility Certificate||$500 1-year
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.