• Details and Benefits — Student Membership 

    test-student.jpgStudent membership is open to graduate and undergraduate college and university students who have an interest in fraud prevention and detection. Undergraduate students must be currently enrolled in at least nine semester hours (or equivalent) and graduate students must be currently enrolled in at least six semester hours (or equivalent) in an accredited college or university. Enrollment is subject to verification each year.  


    Join Today

    Apply online with proof of enrollment. Note: Fees vary based on your country of residence. 


    Student Membership Benefits

    Reduced membership dues with full access to all member resources  
    Get acquainted with the dynamic world of fraud examination via the ACFE’s vast body of knowledge, content and people available to you as a member.


    Student Package 
    Set yourself apart from others by earning the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential – at a savings of more than 65 percent. Purchase the Student Package for $399 and receive the CFE Exam Prep Course, the CFE Exam and one year of membership after passing the exam. Becoming a CFE will help you lay a foundation for future career growth and serve as a springboard for a successful career in the anti-fraud field.


    Online Career Center  
    Get advice from experts about different career paths, how to structure a résumé, job search strategies and much more from the Career Center. Access online resources; connect with experienced professionals on the employment discussion forum; and search for jobs and post your résumé on the job board.


    ACFE Article Archive 
    Discover why countless students have relied on the article archive for classroom projects, papers and presentations.


    Member-exclusive Publications 
    Expand your knowledge with content relevant to your fraud examination classes and stay current with the latest fraud-related news, information and emerging trends with Fraud Magazine, The Fraud Examiner, FraudInfo and Fraud Magazine e-newsletters. You can also find the latest fraud news and commentary on the ACFE blog, ACFE Insights.  


    Establish Career Connections  
    Join the conversation with anti-fraud professionals worldwide through the ACFE’s LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. Attend training events (student pricing where applicable) and your local chapter meetings to cultivate and grow your professional network. You also have exclusive access to the ACFE’s new online Community, the world’s largest network of anti-fraud professionals.


    To apply for or renew Student membership status you must provide proof of full-time enrollment in a college or university for the current semester or session. Student membership is open to undergraduate students enrolled in nine semester hours (or equivalent), or graduate students enrolled in six semester hours (or equivalent) in an accredited college, university or equivalent. The following items will be accepted as proof of enrollment: 1) copy of current class schedule or 2) a letter confirming your enrollment status from a professor, college advisor or the registrar on college or university letterhead. If you are renewing and no longer qualify for Student member status, please call (800) 245-3321 / +1 (512) 478-9000.

    Please note, Student memberships are available to Associate members only.