Key Facts

Deree Key Facts

  • Founded in 1875 in Asia Minor; relocated to Athens in 1923
  • Independent, non-profit, nonsectarian, co-educational institution
  • Three divisions: Pierce (secondary education); Deree (undergraduate and graduate studies); ALBA Graduate Business School at The American College of Greece
  • 64-acre main campus in Athens suburb of Aghia Paraskevi; ALBA Graduate Business School downtown campus
  • 38 undergraduate, 53 minors & 21 graduate degree programs
  • Over 2,800 graduate and undergraduate students
  • Student/faculty ratio: 17/1 (the ALBA ratio is 10/1)
  • Over 450 international students from more than 67 countries
  • Over 52,000 alumni
  • Accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
  • Undergraduate programs validated by the Open University, UK
  • Over €3.5 million in scholarships and financial aid
  • Over 87 partner universities and 2 affiliate study abroad providers (AIFS and ISA) 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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