The American College of Greece

Introduction

Founded in Smyrna, Asia Minor, in 1875, by missionaries from Boston, Massachusetts, The American College of Greece is the oldest and largest US accredited college or university in Europe. For over 140 years, ACG has been offering transformative education and cultivating a fertile intellectual and cultural collaboration between Greece and the United States.

  • Founded in 1875 in Asia Minor; relocated to Athens in 1923
  • Independent, non-profit, nonsectarian, co-educational institution
  • 64-acre main campus in Athens suburb of Aghia Paraskevi;
  • 27 undergraduate majors; 40 minors; 20 graduate degree programs
  • Over 2,800 graduate and undergraduate students
  • Student/faculty ratio: 17/1 (the ALBA ratio is 10/1)
  • Over 450 international students from more than 67 countries
  • Over 52,000 alumni
  • Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges
  • Undergraduate programs validated by the Open University, UK
  • Over €3.5 million in scholarships and financial aid
  • Over 40 partner universities in the US, Europe and Asia offering study abroad and individually tailored programs
  • US Olympic Committee High-Performance Training Center for the 2004 Olympics

Locations

Athens

American College of Greece

Address
Athens, Central Athens, Greece
Phone
+30 21 0600 9800