Institutional Membership

ADEA membership is your key to collaboration, learning, growth and success.

In recognition of the economic hardships facing members, ADEA has decided to enact a 10% reduction in membership fees for 2021.


Regardless of institutional setting, ADEA gives your program the advantage it needs to engage, encourage and empower its faculty, staff and students. Ensure they’re armed with the best resources for instruction, learning and research. 


Don’t miss this opportunity! Join today. ADEA Institutional Members include accredited dental schools in the United States and Canada, as well as advanced, hospital, allied and federal dental education programs.


Dental Institutions, Allied and Advanced Dental Education Programs

 


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Download the ADEA Membership ApplicationPDF for complete definitions of each membership category with corresponding due rates. 



Institutional Membership Categories Include:

Active Members


Any dental school granting a D.D.S. or D.M.D. degree as part of an accredited college or university in the United States, Puerto Rico or Canada that has begun instruction of its first class of dental students.

Annual Membership Dues:   $25,522   $22,970

[NOTE: ADEA is dropping the $750 assessment for the November Deans’ Conference this year, which will be our first such event offered in an all-virtual format.]



Affiliate Members


Any Canadian dental school; academic institution conducting advanced dental education; hospital conducting advanced dental education; U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy, Public Health Service, Department of Veteran Affairs or comparable Canadian agency; dental hygiene, dental assisting or laboratory technology education program; or institution conducting other dental or allied dental education programs that do not fall under the categories of active or provisional membership.

Affiliate members are of the following types:

  1. Canadian dental school that is approved by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada. 
  2. Annual Membership Dues:   $1,815   $1,634 

    [NOTE: ADEA is dropping the $750 assessment for the November Deans’ Conference this year, which will be our first such event offered in an all-virtual format.]


  3. An academic institution, other than a hospital, conducting an advanced dental education program. 
  4. Annual Membership Dues:   $3,998   $3,598


  5. A hospital conducting an advanced dental education program that is not governed by an institutional or provisional member institution.
  6. Annual Membership Dues:   $984   $886


  7. A dental education program of the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy, Public Health Service, or Department of Veterans Affairs or a comparable program of the Canadian government. 
  8. Annual Membership Dues:   $3,922   $3,530


  9. Programs conducted at the main teaching site of an Institutional or Provisional Member institution but not under the administrative control of that Institutional or Provisional Member institution.

  10. Programs under the administrative control of an Institutional or Provisional Member institution and conducted away from the main teaching site of that Institutional or Provisional Member institution. Such programs must be Affiliate Members in order to belong to the ADEA Council of Allied Dental Program Directors.

  11. Institutions conducting other dental or allied dental education programs recognized by the ADEA Board of Directors. 
  12. Annual Membership Dues:   $945   $851



Provisional Members


Any developing dental school planning to grant a D.D.S. or D.M.D. degree as part of an accredited college or university in the United States, Puerto Rico or Canada. 

Annual Membership Dues:   $25,522   $22,970

[NOTE: ADEA is dropping the $750 assessment for the November Deans’ Conference this year, which will be our first such event offered in an all-virtual format.]


Questions?

Email ADEA membership at membership@adea.org or call 202-289-7201.

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