Membership Eligibility

The members of AAUW at present consist of individuals that:

  • Hold an associate’s (or equivalent, e.g. RN), bachelor’s, or higher degree from a higher education institution accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or other qualified educational institution located outside the U.S., as determined by the AAUW Board of Directors, shall be eligible to receive admission to AAUW membership; such membership shall be granted upon payment of AAUW dues.  The provisions set forth in this are the sole requirement for eligibility and admissibility to AAUW membership except that the AAUW Board of Directors may establish a process to assess credentials that are submitted based on degree equivalence.