American Society For Nutrition

Dues and Qualifications

Dues and Qualifications

Excellence in Nutrition Research and Practice
Membership Dues Structure
  • Regular and Associate Members: $190
  • Regular and Associate Members - Residing in a Low, Lower-Middle, or Higher-Middle Income Country as Defined by the World Bank: $50
  • Postdoctoral/Young Professional Members: $60
  • Student Members: $35
  • Emeritus Members: $50
ASN membership dues are applied for a 12-month period from join date.

All memberships include FREE online access to The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, The Journal of Nutrition and Advances in Nutrition. The cost to add an AJCN print subscription is $50 (AJCN postage for a non-US address is an additional $50). The cost to add a JN print subscription is $50 (JN postage charge for a non-US address is an additional $50).

Membership Qualifications

ASN maintains several membership categories.

REGULAR: Any individual with a doctoral-level degree (i.e., PhD, MD, DDS, DVM, DPharm, etc.) in nutrition or a related field from an accredited institution with notable accomplishments as a lead, senior, or other author of a nutrition publication in a peer-reviewed journal is eligible to apply.

ASSOCIATE: Any individual with a doctoral-level, master's or bachelor's degree in nutrition or a related field from an accredited institution, who is committed to the field of nutrition research and practice or who demonstrates leadership in the nutrition field as an educator, speaker, advocate or administrator is eligible to apply.

POSTDOCTORAL/YOUNG PROFESSIONAL: Any individual within three years of receiving a doctorate degree is eligible to apply or young professional who has completed a nutrition or related degree with the past three years.

STUDENT: Any individual who is a candidate for an undergraduate, graduate or medical degree at an accredited institution is eligible to apply.

EMERITUS: Any ASN member over the age of 65 and in good standing, with a membership history of at least five years. Emeritus members must not be employed in a full-time capacity. Members who have retired from the profession, who hold emeritus status, or have taken a leave of absence are eligible. 


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