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Regular Membership Details

Regular membership is the base AACE membership for any individual. Dues are prorated by quarters. Regular members receive all of the benefits of AACE International.

New Membership Dues are: $225.00 and will be prorated quarterly.

Student Membership Details

Student membership* is reserved for full-time associate's or bachelor's undergraduate students with at least 12 credit hours or master's graduate students with at least 9 credit hours at a verified college of university. Dues are a flat rate of $65; joining in the 4th quarter provides up to 15-months of membership. Applicants must reapply annually.

*Doctorate students do not qualify for this membership type and must apply as a regular member. 

Military Service Appreciation Membership Program (MSAMP)

The MSAMP Membership is for those who are actively serving or honorably discharged within the last two years. Membership is complimentary from the start date of the individual’s membership until December 31st of the year the MSAMP application is received. Continued membership will be renewed at the regular membership rate.

Retired Membership

Retired Membership is for individuals who are at least sixty-five (65) years of age and no longer working in the industry either for a company or as an active individual consultant. Member must hold an AACE membership for at least one year immediately prior to applying for retired status. The flat-rate of $105 is renewable annually - except for the 4th quarter, which includes full dues for the following year. 

Summary of Charges
If Wire Transfer is selected for payment, $45 is added to this total
Payment Information & Instructions
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Regular Membership - Credit Card Instructions
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You can join and pay with a credit card directly through your AACE profile by clicking here. If you do not have a profile you may create one, by selecting "NEW USER" first.

If you encounter any issues, please contact the membership department at membership@aacei.org or 304-296-8444 ext. 1105. 
Student Membership - Credit Card Instructions

Once your application has been approved, you will be invoiced and notified to make payment through your AACE profile within 7 business days.

Check Instructions

After completing and submitting your application, make your check payable to AACE International and mail with your confirmation email to

AACE International

726 East Park Avenue #180 | Fairmont, WV 26554 

Wire Transfer

Once your application has been received and approved, you will be invoiced with the following instructions to complete your payment:

1.  The Bank Wire Transfer must include your name and AACE ID# and a brief description of the purpose of the transfer.  

Example: John Smith, #123456, Membership.

a.       In the cases of an organization or education provider, provide the organization or education provider name, AACE ID# and description of payment. 
Example: XYZ Company, #987654, Group Registration for Certification Review Course.

2.    Include an additional $45.00 processing fee to the total amount due.  
Example: Your total for AACE products or services is $195.00 +$45.00 wire transfer fee =  $240.00 payment remitted.

3.    Wire payment to:

Bank of America 

Charlotte, NC 28202 

Account Number: 381029028025 

Routing Number: 021200339 

Swift Code: BOFAUS3N 

General Member Information

Format: MM/DD/YYYY
University/College Details

ex: junior, senior, etc.

Home or Business Address Details


Acknowledgement Terms & Conditions

All members must adhere to the following:

1.       Constitution and Bylaws
AACE’s Constitution and Bylaws, which are amended and approved by its membership, is the Association’s overall governing document (click the link to download a copy).

2.       Canons of Ethics
All AACE members and certified individuals agree to uphold the AACE Canons of Ethics – which advance the honor and dignity of Cost Engineering and the Cost Management profession and in keeping with the high standards of ethical conduct will (1) be honest and impartial and will serve employer, clients, and the public with devotion; (2) strive to increase the competence and prestige of their profession; and (3) will apply knowledge and skill to advance human welfare (click the link to download a copy).

3.       No-refund policy
Member benefits are available immediately after successful payment. Therefore, membership is presumed used and not eligible for return or refund (click the link to download a copy).


AACE International membership program is administered by AACE International, Inc. to be the gathering place and source of thought leadership for professionals who drive successful project and program delivery.


As a member, I agree to hold AACE International harmless from any consequences of acceptance or revocation of membership and to hold AACE International, Inc. harmless from statutory violations or conflicts of the membership program and its subsidiaries.