The mission of PCACAC is to support and advance college admission professionals as they guide their institutions, students, and families in an ethical manner.

To accomplish this mission, PCACAC:

  • advocates for the rights of students in the college admission process;
  • develops, promotes and monitors the standards of professional behavior as set forth in NACAC's Guide to Ethical Practice in College Admission.
  • encourages the increased participation of underrepresented and underserved populations in postsecondary education and in the profession;
  • furthers the professional development of all school and college admission counselors.


PCACAC is a chartered affiliate of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) serving:

  • Delaware
  • the District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia

Encouraging Professional Growth

PCACAC encourages professional growth and serves the needs and concerns of its members by maintaining a variety of active committees.  CLICK HERE to learn more about each.