About NSBE

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), with more than 35,700 members, is one of the largest student-governed organizations in the country. Founded in 1975, NSBE now includes more than 394 College, Pre-College, and Technical Professional/Alumni chapters in the United States and abroad. NSBE’s mission is "to increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community."

Reciprocal Membership Rates through ASCE

Student ASCE members

Free membership to NSBE

Professional active ASCE members

(Dues paid or Life Members)
Note: currently, NSBE dues are $50 annually
First year as member of ASCE joining NSBE: $50 discount on NSBE dues (free)
Subsequent years: $25 discount on NSBE dues (half price)

How to join NSBE and get your discount

  1. Join or  Renew your ASCE membership.
  2. Follow the Affiliate Organizations link provided on the confirmation page.
  3. From there, you can follow the link to join NSBE and receive your discount.

If you have already paid your dues, and would still like to join NSBE, our customer service department will gladly help you, at 800-548-2723 or +1-703-295-6300 (international).