Joining APPIC / Dues & Fees

Dues & Fees

Summary of APPIC Dues and Fees

APPIC Members

APPIC members are institutions where psychological doctoral interns and/or postdoctoral residents are trained. The Training Director of each member site serves as the contact person. APPIC member sites are billed annually for membership dues at least one month prior to the due date. Dues are for the CURRENT calendar year. The dues payment covers January 1 through December 31 and are considered due on February 1 of each year. Payment of dues is a condition of membership. Dues are nonrefundable and are not prorated for partial year membership. Programs that do not pay dues before April 1 will be assessed a $50 late fee. Programs that do not pay dues prior to September 1 will be deemed withdrawn from APPIC and will be removed from the Directory without approval for continuation from the APPIC Board or Executive Director. APPIC Member dues most recent increase was in 2011. APPIC DPA affiliation fee was last increased in 2011. APPIC match fees for both internships and DPA programs were last increased in 2017.

$450 - Membership dues for a single program (either internship or postdoctoral) that has been approved for membership by the appropriate APPIC Membership Committee.

$700 - Combined membership dues. For sites that have both an internship and a postdoctoral program that have been approved for membership by the respective membership committees.  Postdoctoral Training Programs can have separate training programs with one Training Director and multiple training coordinators for the different programs but all must be located at one site.

$150 - Match Fee. All internship member sites are required to pay the Match fee unless they are not participating in the Match for the FOLLOWING year. These fees are due at the time annual dues are paid.

$300 - Membership Application Fee. This fee is required of internship and postdoctoral programs that are applying for membership, regardless of APA-accreditation status. Application deadlines are April 1 and August 1 of each year. Application fees are non-refundable and can be paid by credit card within the application or by calling APPIC Central Office at 832.284.4080 as well as mailing a check to APPIC Central Office - 17225 El Camino Real - Suite #170 - Houston, TX 77058. Applications undergo the review process until the end of the year, 12/31. If membership criteria is not met by this date (12/31), the program's materials will be removed from the application portal and the program is required to resubmit their materials, so please keep a copy if you plan to resubmit as all application information is cleared out on 12/31. The application fee is good 1/1 through 12/31 and it is best to submit an application within 60 days prior to the application submission deadline (April 1 or August 1) and certainly NOT after August 1. Programs MUST confirm the program has SUBMITTED their application as technology is not always perfect. It is best to call APPIC Central Office to confirm the application has been successfully submitted (832.284.4080) and is ready for preliminary review by Clover Educational Consultants.

$250 - Appic Renewal Fee. This fee is imposed on APPIC members that are not yet accredited and are required to submit materials every 3 years to the APPIC Renewal Committee through eMembership online. The renewal fee began with submissions that occurred after January 1, 2015.

$50 - Late Fee. Required if membership dues are not received by the APPIC Central Office before April 1.

$50 - For each additional Postdoc Program that is in conjunction with ONE APPIC Member Postdoc training program. This is offered to Postdoc training programs that want to have each of their programs listed as separate programs in the DoL and are available at their main site and each has their own Training Director.

APPIC Doctoral Program Associates (DPA)

APPIC DPAs are doctoral programs in psychology that have submitted a DPA application form and have paid their annual dues and Match fees.

$275 - Annual Fee for Doctoral Program Associates.

$305 - Annual Match Fee. All APPIC DPA programs are required to pay the Match fee.

$50 - Late Fee. Required if membership dues are not received by the APPIC Central Office before May 1.

Non-APPIC Member Internship Programs

$295 - Non-Member Match Fee. This fee is imposed on non-member internship programs that choose to participate in the APPIC Match. Payment of this fee also entitles the program to use the Post-Match Vacancy Service at no additional charge. This fee is collected by National Matching Services at the time of Match registration. Please note that specific policies and limitations apply to non-member programs that wish to participate in the APPIC Match.

$295 - Post-Match Vacancy Service fee. This fee is imposed on non-member internship programs that did not participate in the APPIC Match and wish to use the APPIC Post-Match Vacancy Service. This fee is collected by the APPIC Central Office.

Students Participating in the APPIC Match

$20 / $50 - Directory Online fee (unlimited use) - $20 for students enrolled in DPA doctoral programs, $50 for students enrolled in non-DPA doctoral programs. This fee is collected by National Matching Services.