Professional Standards

​​​​​NACAC works to protect students’ rights in the transition to postsecondary education, through monitoring and enforcing ethical standards and practices.

Commissioned Agents and NACAC's Code of Ethics Series

This series aims to guide NACAC members in the responsible use of commissioned agents in international student recruitment.

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Data Security for Higher Education

NACAC has compiled this list of data security resources for higher education to help institutions protect student data and confidential information.

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NACAC Guidelines for Gender-Inclusive Language

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Ad Hoc Committee on Governance Restructuring

Supports efforts to protect the rights and interests of student-athletes in their transition to college and to educate students, parents, admissions professionals, college counselors, and others about the needs of student-athletes in the college admission process.

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  • Research & Reports

    NACAC is dedicated to undertaking rigorous, unbiased research exploring issues of concern to college-bound students, their parents and the educators who serve them.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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  • Policy Initiatives

    Outreach efforts aimed at improving access and opportunity.

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Learn how to successfully counsel, recruit, and enroll students in an increasingly global landscape.


Support your students with the latest research, recommendations from the field, and updated resources.

Marginalized Populations

Counseling professionals can encounter unique challenges when working with certain student populations. Explore resources and learn more about working with these student groups.

Admitted Blog

Catch up on the latest college admission counseling news.

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