As the voice of the college admission counseling profession, NACAC advocates for the best interests of students and members. The members of NACAC support students in the college transition process from secondary school to postsecondary education and in the transfer process between postsecondary institutions.
Learn more about each of NACAC's policy priorities below.
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Supporting School Counselors and College Advising
NACAC supports policies to hire, train, and equip school counselors for college advising in order to resolve critical shortages and unmanageable student to counselor ratios.Learn More
In order to be prepared for postsecondary education, students need access to high-quality, rigorous curricula in high school.Learn More
Need-Based Financial Aid
NACAC supports policies that will help strengthen and expand need-based financial aid.Learn More
NACAC’s commitment to ethical admission practice extends to policies that protect students from waste, fraud, and abuse at the hands of predatory colleges and lenders.Learn More
NACAC supports policies that would help make higher education more accessible and affordable for undocumented students.Learn More
Policies that support student mobility – opportunities for American students to study in foreign countries and for international students to study in the United States – are consistent with NACAC’s support of equitable access to educational opportunity.Learn More