Key Facts

Deree Key Facts

Founding and Organizational Profile

  • Founded in 1875 in Smyrna (Izmir), Asia Minor (Turkey) as a school for girls; relocated to Athens in 1923
  • Independent, non-profit, nonsectarian, co-educational
  • Three divisions: Pierce (secondary education: Gymnasium; Lyceum; International Baccalaureate Diploma Program); Deree (undergraduate and graduate) ; Alba Graduate Business School
  • 64-acre main campus in Athens suburb of Aghia Paraskevi; Alba Graduate Business School downtown Athens campus
  • First American higher education institution abroad to achieve accreditation in the US (1981) – New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
  • Undergraduate programs validated by the Open University, UK
  • 86 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

Enrollment Profile (Fall 2017)

3,782 undergraduate and graduate students

  • 3,114 Deree undergraduates
    • 2,565 degree seeking in 27 programs
    • 611 Parallel Studies in Greek public universities
    • 414 international from 58 countries
  • 882 incoming Deree undergraduates
    • Middle 50% Greek High School Grade: 16 – 19.1 (3.2 – 3.82 US equivalent)
    • 548 degree seeking
    • 232 Parallel Studies in Greek public universities
    • 122 semester study abroad
  • 202 Deree graduate students
    • 180 in four MA and two MSc programs
    • 22 in one Graduate Certificate and two Graduate Diploma programs
  • 466 Alba graduate students
    • 321 in 11 MSc programs
    • 145 in three MBA programs

1,423 secondary students (Pierce)

  • 778 Gymnasium (Grades 7-9)
  • 584 Lyceum (Grades 10-12)
  • 61 in International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (Grades 11-12)

Faculty

  • 254 Deree faculty
    • 140 full-time, associate
    • 114 adjunct, part-time
    • 11/1 student/faculty ratio
  • 55 Alba faculty
    • 14 full-time
    • 20 visiting
    • 21 adjunct
    • 10/1 student/faculty ratio
  • 153 Pierce faculty
    • 128 full-time
    • 25 part-time
    • 11/1 student/faculty ratio

Alumni

  • Over 53,000 worldwide

Financial Aid

  • Over €6 million annually (need-based and merit)

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