Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 81.87
Liaison Rania Assariotaki
Submission Date Feb. 21, 2023

STARS v2.2

The American College of Greece
PRE-3: Institutional Boundary

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Ourania Assariotaki
Sustainability Manager
Office of Public Affairs
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Institution type:

Institutional control:
Private non-profit

A brief description of the institution’s main campus and other aspects of the institutional boundary used to complete this report:
The American College of Greece (ACG) has a main campus embedded in a now-protected area of Mt. Hymmetus in Attica, Athens Greece. The main campus houses the secondary education (Gymnasium/Lyceum) division (Pierce College), the undergraduate higher education division (Deree College) as well as the Deree School of Graduate and Professional Education. The 64-acre campus also includes one of Southern Europe's largest college libraries as well as state-of-the art athletic facilities (which housed the training of the US olympic team during the Athens 2004 Olympic Games), technology facilities, classrooms, theaters, galleries, and public spaces used by the entire ACG community
In addition to the above, ACG maintains two facilities within the central Athens area:
- The Downtown Campus, which beyond housing a portion of the Deree College curriculum, includes the ALBA Graduate Business School.
- The College owns and operates a neo-classical building in the Plaka region
- 27-acre East Campus for Pierce Pre-kindergarten/Elementary in East Attica
-Nearby the Main Campus, at Aghia Paraskevi, the college operates and maintains 4 halls of residence for incoming and current students

Which of the following features are present on campus and which are included within the institutional boundary?:
Present? Included?
Agricultural school No No
Medical school No No
Other professional school with labs or clinics (e.g. dental, nursing, pharmacy, public health, veterinary) No No
Museum Yes Yes
Satellite campus Yes Yes
Farm larger than 2 hectares or 5 acres No No
Agricultural experiment station larger than 2 hectares or 5 acres No No
Hospital No No

The rationale for excluding any features that are present from the institutional boundary:

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About ACG

Located in Athens, and originally founded in 1875 in Smyrna- Asia Minor, The American College of Greece is the oldest American-accredited college in Europe and the largest private college in Greece. ACG is an independent, not for profit, nonsectarian, co-educational academic institution. For over 140 years, ACG has been offering transformative education and cultivating a fertile intellectual and cultural collaboration between Greece and the United States.

See more at: https://www.acg.edu/about-acg/

For a virtual tour of the Campus refer to: https://www.acg.edu/virtual-tour/

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