The oldest & largest US accredited college or university in Europe
The College’s 147-year legacy of academic excellence and its location in Athens afford students the impressive and singular benefit of studying in a living laboratory that bridges the ancient and contemporary realities of Greece with NECHE accreditation. It grants degrees to Degree graduates with the credentials of other NECHE institutions, including Amherst, Brown, Boston College, MIT & Harvard.
The American College of Greece is also approved by The Open University (OU) as an appropriate organization to offer higher education programs leading to Open University validated awards, providing Degree students the best learning experience while granting graduates the strongest graduation credentials.
An international faculty of scholars & researchers
The college boasts an international faculty of Ph.D. and well-qualified adjunct instructors whose impressive research, scholarship and executive credentials collectively create a student-centered classroom and campus experience like no other in Southeast Europe.
Over 1,000 undergraduate courses offering 38 major degree programs
The College offers a breadth and diversity of courses across the liberal arts, business, and fine arts at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, granting students the ability to specialize in their chosen area of concentration while enjoying a low faculty-to-student ratio, experiential learning, internships, and competitive group project experiences, as well as on-campus job recruiting. All these features make a significant difference in the amount of time faculty can mentor students and the two can generally work together while students prepare for post-graduate lives of meaning and service.
Artistic & cultural offerings on campus
A commitment to enriching the classroom experience with a rich tradition of artistic expression in the fine and performing arts further distinguishes the learning experience at The American College of Greece.
With over 62,000 alumni across the globe, graduates of The American College of Greece enter a prestigious, powerful, and influential group of alumni working in business, culture, politics, the arts and sciences, philanthropy, and education – both in Greece and around the world.
Diversity and Community
Over 6,079 students from 60 countries make up the student population of The American College of Greece, making it among the most culturally diverse college campuses in the region. Lasting friendships, meaningful new perspectives, and a culture of inclusiveness, open-mindedness, and respect for freedom of expression in all its forms are the cornerstone of the College’s community ethos.