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Benefits of Membership

Why Join the College Board?

Members create critical connections between policy, research, and real-world practice to develop innovative solutions to the most demanding challenges in education today. Join us as we effect change, empower members, and promote college access and success for all students.

More than 6,000 two- and four-year colleges, universities, high schools, secondary school districts, higher education systems, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies in every U.S. state and territory and around the world are College Board members.

Members enjoy many benefits, but the most important is being part of a community of educators that has been working together for more than 100 years to deliver opportunity to students.

Participate: Chief executive officers appoint delegates from their organization to vote on College Board governance issues, serve on national councils and committees, and inform the future of College Board programs and services. For more information, see how we're governed.

Develop Partnerships: Connect directly with education leaders at more than 6,000 member organizations from your region and around the world through our comprehensive membership directory.

Take Advantage of Professional Development Opportunities: Local College Board professional development workshops are specifically tailored for education audiences. Members receive a special rate to attend training on topics including financial aid, curriculum development and instruction, and college counseling.

Attend Events: Members receive a special rate to attend key College Board events, including the College Board Forum and regional forums, AP Annual Conference, Prepárate™ conference, A Dream Deferred™ conference, the Native American Student Advocacy Institute, and the National Chinese Language Conference.

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