Deree - The American College of Greece

Deree - The American College of Greece


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. 

ACG is an independent, not for profit, nonsectarian, co-educational academic institution. To add distinctive and sustainable value to our students as well as Greece, American education, Hellenic heritage, and the global community through transformative teaching, scholarship, and service. 

The Admissions Office offers one on one consultations with candidates and their families, conducts tours of the ACG Campus, and organizes information sessions throughout the year. 

Several times a year, we offer Discover Deree Days, designed to familiarize candidates and their families with the full range of the College’s programs and services.