AICPA Student Affiliate Membership

AICPA Student Affiliate Membership

Joining the AICPA as a Student Affiliate Member is free and gives you access to tools and resources that will help you make the most of your college years. And once you're a CPA, the AICPA will continue to support your journey with technical resources, training, networking opportunities and expert guidance.

Why should you join?

The AICPA has over 400,000 Members
The AICPA is the largest professional association for CPAs in the country, spanning many areas of practice. Joining allows you to exponentially grow your network while you’re still in school.

It's Free — and it Pays
Joining as a Student Affiliate member is completely free. Not only that, but membership includes special discounts and exclusive scholarship opportunities.

It Oversees Important Milestones in Your Journey
The AICPA is in charge of writing and scoring the CPA Exam. It sets ethical standards for the industry — and can provide specialty credentials.

How do you take advantage of these benefits?

First log into your account on, then Join the AICPA.

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Registering with ThisWayToCPA is simple and gives you access to our monthly Need-To-Know newsletter and updates on scholarships and academic opportunities. You can easily register with ThisWayToCPA and complete your AICPA Student Affiliate membership application with one form in just a few minutes.

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*The AICPA Student Affiliate membership is available to full or part time students enrolled in a domestic or non-U.S. college or university. If you no longer attend a college or university or already qualify for a CPA license, please apply for the AICPA membership type that aligns with your status.