About AIRC

The American International Recruitment Council (AIRC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership association recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission as a Standards Development Organization (SDO).

  • AIRC was founded in 2008 by senior U.S. education leaders to safeguard the interests of both international students and enrolling institutions through the promotion of ethical, standards-based international recruitment strategies.
  • The only professional education membership association focused solely on issues relating to international student recruitment
  • The only provider of independent certification of recruitment agencies based on a rigorous accreditation model
  •  AIRC’s members work together to establish quality standards for international student placement in the United States.

AIRC membership is composed of representatives from:

  • Accredited U.S. post-secondary institutions,
  • Pathway programs providers 
  • AIRC Certified student recruitment agencies,
  • U.S Secondary schools
  • Non-U.S. secondary and post-secondary institutions

Learn More about our MissionVision, and Governance

Organization Documentation
AIRC Bylaws (2017 Update)

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Social Media Policy

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