Key Facts

Deree Key Facts

  • 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 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 institution abroad accredited in the US (1981); Deree and Alba are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
  • Undergraduate programs validated by the Open University, UK
  • 27 undergraduate majors; 43 minors; 20 graduate programs
  • Approximately 3,800 undergraduate and graduate students
  • Over 450 international students from more than 60 countries
  • Fall 2017 New Undergraduate Student Profile:
    • Middle 50% Greek High School Grade: 16 – 19.1 (3.2 – 3.82 US equivalent)
    • ACG Degree-Seeking Students: 2,565
    • Semester Study Abroad Students: 122
    • Parallel Students in Greek Public University Students: 611
  • Student/faculty ratio: 11/1 (Pierce); 11/1 (Deree); 10/1 (Alba)
  • Over 53,000 alumni
  • Over €5 million in scholarships and financial aid
  • Over 50 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

 

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