Accreditation Fees and Invoice
Fees For Programs Inside The U.S.
We offer accreditation at the lowest possible cost. These are the fees in place for the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 cycles.
Be aware that all invoices are billed per commission and due net 30 days. After that, a monthly interest charge of 1.5% will be added. Non-payment of any fee may result in cancellation of visits and/or removal of a program from ABET’s List of Accredited Programs.
|Fee for each program reviewed||$1,010|
Accreditation Program Reviews
|Base fee for a program review||$3,285|
|Fee for each program evaluator (PEV)||$3,285|
|One evaluator reviewing two programs||$350|
|Extra day, per program evaluator||$350|
|Visit to off-campus location, per location||$350|
Cancellation Fees for Program Reviews
Cancellation fees will be charged when an institution cancels a program review. The cancellation fee is a percentage of the base fee. Individual programs may be canceled without penalty if the review itself is not canceled.
|Prior to June 1||10% of Total Invoice|
|June 1- June 30||15% of Total Invoice|
|July 1 – August 15||25% of Total Invoice|
|After August 15||50% of Total Invoice|
|After travel has commenced||No Refund|
|Non-refundable travel costs||Actual cost incurred|
In some cases, the results of a program review may call for an interim report. This does not require an additional review.
|Fee for each program reviewed||$1,740|
Program Termination Fees
|Fee for program termination visit only
(if no other programs are being evaluated)
|Program termination visit additional fee
(if other programs are being evaluated)
|Fee for program termination report evaluation
(no visit required)
This fee covers the upkeep of accreditation data files, review of institutional materials, and the publication and distribution of annual lists of accredited programs.
|Base fee per campus per commission||$700|
|Fee for accredited program at each campus||$700|
Annual Curricular Fees
(for non-traditional programs)
Normally, curricular fees are paid by the society assigned curricular responsibility for the program. However, any program without a lead society is responsible for paying these fees directly.
|Per accredited program||$225|
Fees For Programs Outside The U.S.
Fees for programs outside the United States can be found here.
Pay An Invoice
If you have an open invoice to pay, please use one of the following methods:
1. Check and Money Order Payments
Please mail payment with invoice number(s) and amount(s) in U.S. Dollars to:
415 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
2. Credit and Other Payment Cards
Make your payments online at http://main.abet.org/abetpayment/.
- Credit card payments are accepted online only and cannot be processed by phone or mail.
- Credit card payments are assessed a 3.25% transaction fee which cannot be waived.
3. Wire Transfers, Direct Deposits, ACH and Electronic Payments
Email your institution name, invoice number, name, and email to firstname.lastname@example.org to get instructions for making electronic payments. We will verify your account and respond as quickly as possible.
Unsure About Payments Due?
If you have not received an invoice but believe fees are due or would like to check your current account balance, please email our Accounts Receivable department at email@example.com.