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Q: What is the cost of membership?

Membership is completely free for first-time members for the first six months.


After your free six month trial membership ends, annual dues are as follows:


Licensed PE / Engineer Member - Choose from one of the options below:

$230/year - MnSPE (state)

$154/year - NSPE (national)

$384/year - Both MnSPE and NSPE


Recent Graduate - Engineers who have earned an undergraduate degree in engineering from an ABET-accredited school within the last five years pay dues on a sliding scale, starting at 20% for the first year out of school and increasing by 20% each year over the next four years as follows:

Year 1 - $46   (MnSPE)   |  $30.80   (NSPE)   |  $76.80      (MnSPE and NSPE)

Year 2 - $92   (MnSPE)   |  $61.60   (NSPE)   |  $153.60    (MnSPE and NSPE)

Year 3 - $138 (MnSPE)   |  $92.40   (NSPE)   |  $230.40    (MnSPE and NSPE)

Year 4 - $184 (MnSPE)   |  $123.20 (NSPE)   |  $307.20    (MnSPE and NSPE)

Year 5 - Same dues rates as Licensed PE / Engineer Member above


Student - $20 for full-time students currently studying engineering in an ABET-accredited engineering program. Student membership includes both MnSPE and NSPE.


Retired Engineers - Half price dues for members who have been members at least 10 years, are at least 60 years of age and are working less than 20 hours/week.



Q: Who can join MnSPE?

You are invited to join MnSPE if:

  • You are a licensed Professional Engineer (PE)
  • You are a certified Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Engineer Intern (EI)
  • You are not yet an EIT or PE but are interested in pursuing engineering licensure
  • You are a college student pursuing a degree in engineering



Q: Tell me about NSPE. What is it, and why should I consider NSPE membership?

The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) represents about 35,000 engineers across the country, and is the only organization committed to addressing the professional concerns of licensed PEs across all disciplines.


Learn about NSPE membership benefits.



Q: How do I join?

Join free for six months quickly and easily online.


If you were a previous member and would like to rejoin, email MnSPE and we'll take care of you right away. As a previous member, you are not eligible for a free six month membership.


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