Fee Schedule 2012-2014
Program Accreditation Fee
For new programs this fee must be submitted with the initial application for accreditation. The self-study may be submitted at the same time or can be sent within one year of application and fee submission.
For programs undergoing reaccreditation this fee is billed in July of the year prior to reaccreditation. The invoice is mailed to Program Directors with the self-study materials. This fee is computed based on the number of major, academic and Candidate affiliates held by the program.
|0 - 5 affiliates||$1000||$1100|
|6 - 10 affiliates||$1100||$1200|
|11 - 20 affiliates||$1200||$1300|
Affiliate Application Fee
Programs may make application for approval of new affiliates at any time between accreditation cycles. One fee is charged regardless of the number of applications per category in a single submission.
|Major or academic affiliate||$350|
For 2014: The fee for all affiliate applications, regardless of category, will be $250 per application. The fee will be charged for each individual application. Programs must pay the application fee for any new affiliates included in a self-study.
All accredited programs are charged an annual fee consisting of a sponsor component plus an affiilate component. The affiliate component is based on the number of major, academic and Candidate affiliates held by the program.
|Co-Sponsor (if applicable)||$990||$1250|
Annual fee invoices are mailed the first business day of January and the due date is April 1. Second notices are mailed by certified letter on March 1. Programs that have not paid the annual fee by April 1 are placed on administrative probation. The unpaid annual fee plus an administrative probation recission fee of $250 must be paid for the program to be removed from administrative probation.
Site Visit Fee
Programs undergoing a site visit are pre-billed for estimated costs of travel, hotel and meals for each site evaluator. When actual expenses are determined after the visit the program will be invoiced for any balance due or will be sent a refund if prepayment exceeded the final costs.
Deadline Extension Fee
This fee is charged when a program requests an extension of the deadline for a self-study or other major report, or when a self-study is incomplete or unacceptable and must be returned to the program for revision. The fee is $250. The deadline will typically be extended no more than two months unless extenuating circumstances exist.