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.
Fall Semester: End of August to mid-December
Spring Semester: Mid-January to mid-May
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.
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.
For Wheaton specific questions contact:
Center for Global Education
5 Howard Street
Norton, MA 02766-2322