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American Sociological Association: Cost of Membership
Membership dues cover the calendar year (January 1-December 31). ASA does not offer pro-rated membership fees for individuals joining after January 1.
Regular membership dues are based on income and range from $50 to $350. Full-time students may join for $50. Non-sociologists may join as Associate members for $100. Regular, Student, and Associate membership includes one print journal of choice. Emeritus/Retired membership is $50. International Associate membership is $55. ASA members receive online access to all (non-section) ASA journals as part of membership. Regular, associate, and student members also receive one printed journal included with their membership dues.
Regular Membership Category:
(Dues are determined by annual gross income)
|Annual Gross Income||Amount|
|$150,000 and over||$350|
Associate Member: $100
Not for individuals with full-time appointments in sociology departments. Associate members are not eligible to vote in ASA elections.
Student Member: $50
Only full-time students are eligible for this category.
Emeritus Member: $50
Must be retired from primary workplace and no longer receiving payment for sociological work on a salaried basis.
International Associate: $55
Click here to view whether your country is eligible for this category.
All membership categories, except for Emeritus/Retired and International Associate, include one journal of choice. Emeritus/Retired and International Associate members receive online access to all ASA journals.
Journal Subscription Fees
ASA members receive online access to all (non-section) ASA journals included with membership. Regular, associate, and student members receive one printed journal. ASA members may purchase additional printed journals for $45 for Regular, Associate, International Associate, and Emeritus/Retired members, and $30 for Students and Unemployed members. Members who have at least two journal subscriptions will receive free online access to all ASA journals. International subscribers must add $20 for postage per print journal subscription.
|American Sociological Review||$45||$30|
|Journal of Health and Social Behavior||$45||$30|
|Social Psychology Quarterly||$45||$30|
|Sociology of Education||$45||$30|
Additional Elective Costs
ASA members may join special interest sections. Some sections publish newsletters, maintain list-serves and sponsor program sessions during the Annual Meeting. Section dues are an additional cost to membership dues. You must be a current ASA member to join a section.
Click here to view current section membership fees.
ASA members may receive access to the JSTOR database of archival journals for $40 per year. For additional information, please visit www.jstor.org.