ACG History

ACG History

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 148 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.

Here are some historical highlights: