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Membership in AACE International helps you to stay informed about the complexities of the total cost management profession. It also provides a wide variety of resources, tools, and services to improve your professional development, enhance your professional career, augment organizational capabilities, and accelerate your success. 

Experience the difference AACE membership can make in your professional life.

The three individual membership options are:



Regular Membership is the hallmark, standard membership for individuals in the cost engineering or project controls industry - encompassing all levels of professionals. 

They enjoy the full array of benefits available to individual members.

To join, create an AACE profile and select MEMBER JOIN from the MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS menu.

$215.00 first year | $205.00 renewal

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Military Service


Military Membership is an appreciation membership for individuals who are actively serving in a recognized armed forces branch or have been honorably discharged within the last two years.

They enjoy the full array of regular membership benefits and is free of charge for the first year and renews at the regular membership rate. An application is required after creating an AACE profile – click here to apply.


Complimentary first year only

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Student membership is a discounted for individuals pursuing an associate or bachelors degree with at least 12 credit hours or a masters degree with at least 9 credit hours in a verified college or university. Doctorate students are not eligible.

They enjoy all membership benefits except voting and serving in leadership. Reapplication is required each year. An application is required after creating an AACE profile – click here to apply.

$65.00 annually

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All memberships are based on a calendar year and will expire on December 31 when joining between January and September. As a convenience, members joining between October and December will receive membership for the current year and all of the next year. Regular membership offers prorated dues for anyone joining later in the year - please review the dues table at the bottom of this page for more information. All dues are non-refundable.

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Individual Membership Table



"Turner & Townsend is a corporate member of AACE International because we recognize the value it adds not only to our staff in their continued development, but also to our business in helping us stay abreast of leading industry practices and providing us with network connections around the world."

- Christopher P. Caddell, CCP DRMP
Senior Vice President
Turner & Townsend
Houston, TX, USA