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APS Membership Categories

Memberships are available for psychological scientists and academics, teachers, administrators, and students at both the graduate and undergraduate level.

Individual Membership Categories

Member ($237): Individuals who possess a doctoral degree in psychology (or related field) from an accredited institution or can show evidence of sustained contributions to scientific psychology.

Lifetime Member ($5,000): Individuals who qualify as Members may elect to pay a one-time dues fee for lifetime membership in APS.

Retired ($90): Members in good standing who are retired and over age 65 may renew at a reduced dues rate.

Associate Member ($150): Individuals who are active in the field of psychology (or related field) and whose terminal degree is not a doctoral degree.

Postdoc ($134): Individuals who have earned their PhD and are currently engaged in postdoctoral research are eligible for this reduced rate membership.

Graduate Student Affiliate ($88): Individuals who have received a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and are (or expect to be) enrolled as a full-time student pursuing an advanced degree (Master’s or Doctorate) in psychology or any related field at an accredited degree-granting institution.

Undergraduate Student Affiliate ($43): Full-time students pursuing an Associate or Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in psychology or any related field at an accredited degree-granting institution.

Reduced membership dues rates are available to scientists in countries defined as low and lower middle income by the World Bank, and are automatically applied during the membership join process.