Grow as a leader while networking with college and university students from around the world.


Earn the DECA Glass

Put your knowledge, experience and skills to the test while representing your college or university in Collegiate DECA’s Competitive Events Program. Vie for top international honors in one of 25 case study and prepared business presentation competitions. No matter your future career, there is a competition for you!

Business Management and Administration
Hospitality and Tourism


Join a Community

Begin your membership journey today with Collegiate DECA in one of these three ways!

Real-World APplication

Prepare for Your Future Career

Enhance your career knowledge and skills by putting them into action through rigorous project-based activities that require creative solutions with practical outcomes. Become a poised professional with ethics, integrity and high standards.

Educational Conferences

Extend Learning Beyond Your Campus

Extend your learning beyond the classroom while experiencing business travel as you attend educational conferences and events. Explore the business, culture and lifestyle of the host cities while making lifelong memories.

"DECA doesn’t end after high school! I’ve met my best friends, networked with business professionals and continued what I loved to do in high school — compete."
Jenny Patino
"Every DECA conference allows members to apply their skills to real-world scenarios and receive valuable feedback from industry professionals."
Lindsay Joyner
"Collegiate DECA has increased my confidence level. Now I know I can overcome any obstacles I face in the future."
Anthony Fakhoury
"If you’re on the fence about joining, I guarantee Collegiate DECA will make a difference in your life."
Drew DuBoff
Rhode Island
"DECA equips you with the skills, knowledge and experience you need to conquer whatever is next in your professional or personal journey."
Michelle Le

Frequently Asked Questions


Contact DECA staff
for more information.

Michelle Le
Collegiate DECA Recruitment + Engagement Coordinator