Accreditation Process - International Schools

Dues and Fees for International Schools

Dues and Fees for International Schools

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.

Please note that 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 list of dues and fees indicated below.

2022-2023 Annual Membership Dues (in US dollars) for International School Accreditation
Enrollment Annual Dues
Up to 300 $3365
301-600 $3940
601-1000 $4515
1001-1500 $5150
1501-2000 $5465
2001+ $5780
Annual Dues for the 2022-2023 year are assessed based on a school's prior year enrollment (as of December 1, 2021).
Expenses for workshops/consulting and visits to support school development beyond the regular accreditation schedule are arranged separately.


Other Fees (in US dollars)
Application Fee $1600
Foundation Standards Visit (FSV), or Policy 1.6 Visit $2300
Preparatory Visit: ACE, Standard, or Collaborative Learning Protocol (CLP) $2900
NEASC/CIS Joint Preparatory Evaluation $2900
Abbreviated FSV combined with ACE Prep Visit, or with CLP Prep Visit $3900
ACE External Review Visit (ERV), Standard ERV, or CLP Peer Evaluation Visit Same as annual dues
NEASC/CIS Joint Team Evaluation Same as annual dues
Exploratory Visit $500
New Element Report/Visit $1500
Special Report $1100
Special Report and Special Visit $ 2100   Up to 1000 students
$ 2600   1001-1500 students
$ 2900   1501+ students
Eligibility Certificate $500 1-year
$1000 2-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.