Collegiate Membership

A SWE collegiate membership is an awesome way to prepare for a successful engineering career. As a member, you are part of a community of peers with access to exceptional tools, scholarships, training, leadership development, and networking.

Download the SWE Collegiate Membership flyer here.

NOTE: SWE membership is open to all genders. All SWE memberships coincide with the SWE fiscal year that runs from July 1 – June 30*, and early renewal/join begins every April.

Your collegiate membership offers an outstanding value, including the following highlights: 

  • Eligibility for scholarships. More than $800,000 is awarded each year.
  • SWE Career Center for internship and full-time employment search and career planning.
  • Networking opportunities with practicing women engineers and other collegiates.
  • An opportunity to develop your leadership and management skills.
  • Regularly scheduled meetings that allow you to get advice from fellow members on everything from time management to graduate schools, all while making lifelong friendships.
  • Discounted registration to SWE Annual and Local Conferences.
  • Professional development seminars.
  • Live professional development webinars that are also available as replays.
  • Annual subscription to the award-winning SWE Magazine.

Login to the SWE Member Portal here to join SWE or update, renew, or reinstate your membership.

SWE Membership is available to college students pursuing a degree in engineering, engineering technology, or a field related to engineering and not employed full time in an engineering position.  No application fee is required. View the available collegiate membership types below:

All membership purchases are non-refundable

Membership TypeDescriptionPrice
Standard CollegiateAnnual membership for college students majoring in engineering or a STEM field.$20
Collegiate to Career (C2C)One-time membership payment will last throughout a member’s college career and one additional year of professional membership after graduating. All students are required to have an expected graduation date on their account.$50
Joint NSBE, SHPE, or AISESTake advantage of a reduced joint membership rate when you join both SWE and one of these professional organizations: The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), The National Society of Black Engineers, and the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE). (Only available April 15 – December 31)

SHPE – $24.90

NSBE – $28.75


To make SWE membership accessible and available at an equitable price point, SWE provides extensive discounts to individuals from a list of over 180 countries in regions where there is a significant economic variance from the United States (where SWE is headquartered).

The discount is automatically applied to your membership at check out; no coupon is needed!

Discount is taken off of the standard collegiate rate of $20

*Membership terms are of differing lengths for professional multi-year memberships, Life Membership, and C2C (collegiate to career) memberships.
***All membership purchases are non-refundable