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NACUA Membership

NACUA is the premier organization in the field of higher education law and a primary source of information on legal developments facing colleges and universities. 

Established in 1960 by a small group of attorneys who regularly provided legal services to colleges and universities, NACUA has become a vital part of the legal counsel’s day-to-day operation by providing members with a broad range of services that can be used to identify, analyze, resolve, and prevent legal problems on campus. 

NACUA is built on strong membership participation of member attorneys who are focused on educating themselves on legal issues facing the colleges and universities they serve.

Who are our Members?

  • NACUA Benefits BrochureMore than 1,800 institutional campuses and 4,500 attorney representatives. NACUA also has more than 45 Associate Institutional Members.

  • In-house counsel, attorneys in private practice, attorneys general, and other legal specialists

  • Public and private non-profit institutions, with budgets ranging from $50 million to $10 billion, collectively serving more than 8 million students

  • A vast array of accredited institutions from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and several countries around the world including Canada, Australia, Lebanon.