The American University of Rome is a proud member of the following organizations.
- American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO)
AACRAO is a non-profit, voluntary professional association of more than 11,000 higher education professionals who represent approximately 2,600 institutions in more than 40 countries. Its mission is to provide professional development, guidelines, and voluntary standards to be used by higher education officials regarding the best practices in records management, admissions, enrollment management, administrative information technology, and student services.
- American Association for Italian Studies
The American Association for Italian Studies (AAIS) encourages, supports, and conducts research and pedagogical activities in Italian culture.
- American Library Association
Provides leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all.
- American Universities Abroad (AUA)
American Universities Abroad (AUA) is a group of private American Universities located outside of the United States. AUA Universities are US regionally accredited, non-profit, and operate on US academic credit systems. All members participate in US Federal Financial Aid along with institutional aid.
- American Women’s Association
Founded in 1955, the American Women’s Association of Rome is a non-political, non-sectarian, and not-for-profit organization of professionals, diplomats, artists, authors, historians, chefs, translators, musicians, and citizens of the world (65% from the U.S. and 35% from 22 different countries). Participating in AWAR offers unique opportunities for personal enrichment and connection to the community.
- Association of American International Colleges and Universities (AAICU)
AAICU is a leadership organization of American international universities whose members provide responsible delivery and quality assurance of American higher education outside the United States.
- Association for Institutional Research (AIR)
AIR is the go-to source for information, resources, and training for professionals who collect, analyze, interpret, and communicate data in higher education.
- Amical Consortium
The AMICAL Consortium’s mission is to advance learning, teaching, and research by collaboratively developing library and information services and curricular resources at member institutions.
- Association of American Colleges and University Programs in Italy (AACUPI)
Founded in Rome in 1978, the Association of American College and University Programs in Italy (AACUPI) is a non-profit legal entity in Italy, playing an important role in identifying real and potential fundamental legal and fiscal problems intrinsic to the presence in Italy of non-governmental institutions, and, then, resolving them equitably.
- Association of College University Housing Officers - International (ACUHO-I)
ACUHO-I members build solutions in collaboration with a wide network of peers, allied organizations, and corporate members who provide diverse expertise, products, and services that enhance the delivery of on-campus housing and promote student well-being.
- College Board
College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, College Board was created to expand access to higher education. Today, the membership association is made up of over 6,000 of the world’s leading educational institutions and is dedicated to promoting excellence and equity in education.
- College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS)
The College Consortium for International Studies, a partnership of colleges and universities, encompasses the broad spectrum of international higher education. CCIS was founded over 30 years ago on the values and commitment that all students should have access to and opportunity in education abroad, regardless of background, major, or socio-economic status.
- Common Application
Common App is a non-profit membership organization representing more than 1,000 diverse institutions of higher education. We connect applicants and those who support them to a wide array of public and private colleges and universities across all 50 U.S. states and 20 countries.
- Council for International Education (CIE)
The Council for International Education (CIE) supports future leaders from India in their quest to study at the best Global schools. We have an experienced team of individuals committed to working together to provide unbiased guidance and counseling services to students seeking their studies abroad.
Eduitalia is an Italian association of qualified Schools, Academies, and Universities that offers courses to foreign students. Eduitalia promotes & emphasizes the myriad of courses available in schools, academies, and universities in the most fascinating & beautiful cities and regions in Italy.
- European Association for International Education (EAIE)
EAIE's vision is an equitable world in which international education connects diverse perspectives and fosters greater understanding. They believe that international education has the power to create a better world. Their mission is three-fold; to enable the international higher education sector, demonstrate the impact of internationalization, and influence and engage policymakers in support of their vision.
- Council of International Schools (CIS)
The Council of International Schools (CIS) is a membership community committed to developing a community of socially responsible global citizens through international education. The CIS community includes more than 1475 schools and universities, representing 121 countries.
- International Association for College Admission Counseling (IACAC)
International ACAC effectively brings together primary and secondary school counselors, independent counselors, college admission and financial aid officers, enrollment managers, and organizations engaged in guiding students through the secondary to higher education transition process.
- NAFSA: Association of International Educators
NAFSA believes that international education advances learning and scholarship, fosters understanding and respect among people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives, is essential for developing globally competent individuals, and builds leadership for the global community. NAFSA believes that international education lies at the core of an interconnected world characterized by diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, and well-being for all. NAFSA believes that diversity in our classrooms, our communities, and our workplaces is our strength. NAFSA seeks to conduct international education socially, economically, and environmentally sustainably.
- National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)
The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), founded in 1937, is an organization of more than 26,000 professionals from around the world dedicated to serving students as they make choices about pursuing postsecondary education.
- National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) is the only national, nonprofit association with a primary focus on information dissemination, professional development, and legislative and regulatory analysis related to federal student aid programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. Our membership consists of more than 29,000 financial aid professionals at nearly 3,000 colleges, universities, and career schools across the country. NASFAA member institutions serve nine out of every ten undergraduates in the United States.
- The Forum on Education Abroad
The Forum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership association recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission as the Standards Development Organization (SDO) for the field of education abroad. The Forum provides training and resources to education abroad professionals, and its Standards of Good Practice are recognized as the definitive means by which the quality of education abroad programs may be judged. The Forum’s mission is to cultivate educators who champion high-quality education abroad experiences that ignite curiosity, impact lives, and contribute to a better world.
- Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
CHEA is a U.S. degree-granting college and university association that recognizes institutional and programmatic accrediting organizations. CHEA is the only national organization focused exclusively on higher education accreditation and quality assurance.
- Middle states Commission
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) is a global institutional accreditor recognized by the United States Secretary of Education since 1952. As an accreditor and member of the regulatory triad, MSCHE assures students and the public of the educational quality of its over 500 institutions of higher education. The Commission’s accreditation process ensures institutional accountability, self-appraisal, improvement, and innovation through peer review and the rigorous application of standards within the context of the institutional mission.
- Tuition Exchange Program
Operates exclusively for educational purposes for the benefit of public, private nonprofit, and religious colleges and universities through the advancement and administration of reciprocal tuition scholarships for children and other dependents of faculty and other employees of educational institutions associated with The Tuition Exchange, Inc.
- Conferenza dei Rettori delle Università Italiane / Conference of Italian University Rectors (CRUI)
The CRUI engages in the provision of proposals, consultation, and coordination concerning the university system's key questions and issues. It is a leading point of reference regarding the questions and needs of the academic world for the Italian Parliament and the Ministry of University and Research. The CRUI develops and supports the model of autonomous universities established by the Italian Parliament and together with other European partners, within the framework of the commitments undertaken by Italy on an international level, it is working to build the European Higher Education and Research Area.