Membership Types

Below are the NSBE membership categories and their corresponding national dues.  Additional chapter and regional dues may apply.  Join NSBE today!

  • NSBE Jr. (Pre-College) Member - $5 annually
    • Pre-college individuals who seek exposure to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
  • Collegiate Member - $15 annually
    • Undergraduate and graduate students majoring in science, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics (STEM) at a collegiate institution or graduate level students who majored in STEM as undergraduates
  • NSBE Professional Member - $50 annually
    • Working professionals and graduate students who majored in science, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics seek to fulfill NSBE's mission via avenues for networking and professional development while giving back to the community.  *NSBE Graduating Seniors - Your first year as a Professional Member is free!
  • Lifetime Membership - $1200
    • Lifetime Membership is reserved for individuals who wish to make the ultimate commitment to the mission of NSBE. These individuals are eligible for all the membership benefits of the other membership categories that they best fit
  • International Membership – Free
    • International Membership is reserved for individuals who reside outside of the U.S. and Canada. International membership rates apply for all categories except Lifetime Membership

Joint Membership

As a member, you can join two organizations for a lower price. We currently have joint membership opportunities with the Society of Women Engineers (SWE)* and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME):

  • To join SWE – when joining or renewing your NSBE membership, simply click on the checkbox that says SWE Joint Membership and your total will automatically be updated to reflect your joint, discounted fee. It may take up to 4 weeks for your SWE membership to be recognized in their National Office
  • To join ASME – go to their website and join directly at and mention that you are a member of NSBE to receive a discount on your ASME membership fees

* SWE joint membership available from May 1 through December 1 annually. Mid-year applications will not be accepted.

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