Membership & Benefits

College Parents of America is the nation's only membership organization comprised of current and future college parents.

Founded in 1997, our mission is to assist families in the successful preparation, transition, adjustment, and completion through college.

College Parents of America provides members with the advantages of valuable benefits and information that protect and maximize their family’s college investment and the resources to support their student’s achievement.

Standard Membership

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$99 / year

  • Relevant forms, useful checklists and work on issues such as tax deductibility for tuition and related expenses.
  • Partner offers supporting your student's successful preparation for, transition to, adjustment in and completion through college.
  • The GradGuard™ Student Protection Plan, a suite of benefits that helps enhance your student’s personal security at school, including: Tuition Refund Insurance, $25,000 Accidental Death Coverage, Cell Phone Protection, Identity Theft Protection & Resolution Services, 24-Hour Roadside Assistance and BaZing! Deals and Discounts.
  • The Student Protection Plan is a benefit program for College Parents of America, a national membership organization, and is managed by Next Generation Insurance Group. The description of coverage provided is for information purposes only. Actual coverage will be based on the terms and conditions of the benefits provided and may vary slightly dependent on state regulatory requirements.
  • Tuition Refund Insurance is underwritten by Markel Insurance Company, Deerfield, IL. Administrative office, Waukesha, WI. Coverage is not available in all states. Coverages, limitations and exclusions may vary by state. Refer to the full policy and member certificate for complete coverage details. Eligibility is based on student's state of residence.
  • GradGuard is a service of Next Generation Insurance Group, LLC. For Next Generation Insurance Group licensing information, please visit

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