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Student Affiliate Program

Begin your path to success...consider a career as a valuation professional. The American Society of Appraisers offers a special affiliate program just for students and Real Property Trainees.  ASA's Student Affiliate Program will introduce you to the valuation profession and provide you with valuable benefits like:

  • Savings on education classes and webinars
  • Networking at international conferences and local events
  • Subscription to ASA publications
  • Discipline-centric list-servs
  • ASA benefit partner savings programs
  • Grants through ASA’s Education Foundation


To apply for this category, students:

  1. Need to be currently enrolled in a qualified part-time or full-time post-secondary education program and NOT be working as an appraiser*; OR
  2. Need to be a Real Property Appraiser Trainee who holds a state issued trainee license;** 

* "Qualified" is defined as at least six (6) credit hours and/or two (2) classes per semester minimum at an accredited college or university (GIA students also accepted).

**For states that do not offer Trainee Licenses, or where Trainee Licenses are not mandatory, a letter from the Trainee’s supervisory appraiser confirming the Trainee’s status will need to be provided during the online application process.

Application Process

Becoming a student affiliate of ASA is easy!  

ASA Student Affiliate Program Recruitment

For more information on how current ASA members or college/university faculty can arrange an on-campus presentation about the appraisal profession as a career, contact ASA at or call (800) 272-8258.