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Fact Sheet:
Housing Options: Apartment Minimum GPA: 3
Areas of Study: Anthropology, Art History, Biology, Classical Civilization, Classics, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, Film & New Media Studies, History, International Relations, Philosophy, Psychology Program Type: Study Abroad
Language of Instruction: English Class Year: 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior
Language Study Offered: Greek Minimum Language Requirement: None
Program Features: Direct Enroll at a University
Program Description:

About American College of Greece

The American College of Greece was founded by missionaries from Boston in 1875, becoming the oldest and largest US accredited college in Europe. It is a private, non-denominational school comprised of three undergraduate divisions: Business, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Fine & Performing Arts. ACG offers students an educational and cultural experience in Greece’s capital city with a semester-long curriculum, regular classes, field trips, and independent studies. The study abroad program focuses on ancient and modern Greece and examines current issues within the European Union and in a global context.

The American College of Greece sits atop a hill on 64 acres in the area of Aghia Paraskevi, just on the edge of Athens (pop. 650,000). Campus life is important and includes a full range of activities, performing arts, events and collegiate sports. 

Program Dates:
Fall Semester: End of August to mid-December
Spring Semester: Mid-January to mid-May A overview shot of Athens from the American College in Greece

Courses & Credit:
5 courses per semester, or 15-16 semester hours, earn 4.0 Wheaton credits. 

Housing & Board: 
ACG offers furnished studio, two- and three-bedroom apartments just a short walk to campus. Apartments are fully furnished and equipped with kitchens and shared living spaces. Meals are self-catered and there is a grocery store nearby, as well as cafes and restaurants.
Budget Worksheet:
Click here for the ACG budget worksheet.!
(Estimated personal expenses are available on the SIT website)

Other Items to Note:
- All students accepted to a study abroad program will be assessed a $500 non-refundable confirmation fee at the time of final confirmation of study abroad participation.
- Students are not charged the technology, laundry, or student activities fees while on a study abroad program.
A student sitting on a ledge overlooking the city of Athens consisting of many buildings with different colors.

     For Wheaton specific questions contact:    
     Center for Global Education
     5  Howard Street
     Wheaton College
     Norton, MA 02766-2322
     508-286- 4950

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.