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Undergraduate Programs

Each academic department’s Chair as well as the Admissions and Enrollment personnel can provide additional information about the requirements and deadlines for application and admission to any of the undergraduate degree and non-degree programs offered by ACT. Interested parties should call 2310.398.398, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fill in an online information request form.

For information regarding admission to one of the non-degree/certificate programs please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 2310.398.398. Admissions requirements for each of the undergraduate programs are outlined below:

Admission Regulations and Procedures for New Students

All first-year candidates are required to submit an application for admission along with the required material. Students may submit an application through the online portal or a paper-based one.

Applications are reviewed by the admissions director and the director of enrollment, who are familiar with a variety of school systems and transcripts.

Application Requirements

Applicants are required to submit the following when applying for admission to the program:

  1. An Application Form.
  2. An official high school transcript of grades. If you have not attended an English- or Greek-speaking high school, an official translation into English is required.
  3. An official high school diploma. If you have not attended an English- or Greek-speaking high school, an official translation into English is required.
  4. Official evidence of proficiency in English. Students should submit an English certificate at a minimum level of B2, obtained in the last two years.
  5. A recent passport-size color photograph.
  6. A photocopy of either your ID card (Greek only: ταυτότητα) or your valid passport (all International students).
  7. A non-refundable application fee of 70.00 Euro. The application fee should be deposited at one of ACT’s bank accounts.

A copy of the bank receipt should accompany the application. For more information regarding fees and payment procedures please contact the Accounting office +30-2310-398219.

All application documentation should be submitted/mailed directly to the Admissions Office.

Admissions Procedure

  1. Submit an application along with the supporting material.
  2. Pay the application fee.
  3. An interview with a member of the admissions office will be required at any stage of the application procedure.
  4. The admissions decision is communicated to applicants in writing and within two weeks from the time of receipt of the complete application.
  5. Admitted students are required to confirm their attendance in writing within a given deadline and as specified in the acceptance letter.
  6. Applicants whose application has been rejected may appeal at the ASPC committee for re-evaluation.

Applicants whose application has been rejected may appeal at the ASPC committee for re-evaluation.

Applications receive a priority number which determines the order in which successful applicants register for their first semester of course work.

Admission Regulations and Procedures for Transfer Students

ACT welcomes applications from transfer students who complete the following criteria:

  1. English language proficiency as described above.
  2. Previous academic work is completed at a regionally accredited institution.
  3. Courses apply towards the ACT curriculum.
  4. Courses have been completed with a minimum grade of “C” or its equivalent.

International Baccalaureate Credits: Applicants who have received scores of 4 and above on higher-level exams will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis for transfer credit. As much as one year of course work may be recognized, thus entitling applicants holding this diploma to sophomore standing upon entry.

Responsibility for individual transcript evaluation and the awarding of transfer credits for advanced standing rests with the offices of the Registrar and Admissions. Prior to the award of transfer credit a student’s transcript is scrutinized with respect to credit hours earned and course equivalencies by the Associate Dean for Administration and Student Affairs and the chairs of the corresponding departments.

Transfer students must spend at a minimum their last two semesters (i.e., their last full academic year) in residence at the College.

Transfer Application Procedure

All applicants are required to submit the following when applying for admission to the program:

  1. An Application Form.
  2. An official transcript of grades. If you have not attended an English- or Greek-speaking college/university, an official translation into English is required.
  3. Evidence of proficiency in English as described above.
  4. Copies of course syllabi for all the courses you have completed and for those on which you are currently enrolled.
  5. A copy of your institution's catalogue current to your period of attendance.
  6. A recent passport-size color photograph.
  7. A photocopy of your ID (Greek taftotita).
  8. A non-refundable application fee of 70.00 Euro. The application fee should be deposited at one ACT’s bank accounts

A copy of the bank receipt should accompany the application. For more information regarding fees and payment procedures please contact the Accounting office +30-2310-398219.

Admissions Procedure

  1. Submit an application along with the supporting material.
  2. Pay the application fee.
  3. An interview with a member of the admissions office will be required at any stage of the application procedure.
  4. The admissions decision is communicated to applicants in writing and within two weeks from the time of receipt of the complete application.
  5. Admitted students are required to confirm their attendance in writing within a given deadline and as specified in the acceptance letter.

Applicants whose application has been rejected may appeal at the ASPC committee for re-evaluation.

Applications receive a priority number which determines the order in which successful applicants register for their first semester of course work.

All application documentation should be submitted/mailed directly to the Admissions Office.

International Student Admission

ACT’s admissions application process is the same for all students regardless of their citizenship or country of residence.

Applications are reviewed by the admissions director and the director of enrollment, who are familiar with a variety of school systems and transcripts.

Non-EU applicants must demonstrate that financial resources are available to them which are sufficient to meet the costs of tuition and fees, books and supplies, living expenses during their stay in Greece, and transportation expenses to return to their country.

Application Requirements

Applicants are required to submit the following when applying for admission to the program:

  1. An Application Form.
  2. An official high school transcript of grades. If you have not attended an English- or Greek-speaking high school, an official translation into English is required.
  3. An official high school diploma. If you have not attended an English- or Greek-speaking high school, an official translation into English is required.
  4. A school profile which should include a description of the school, grading system, curricular and extracurricular resources.
  5. Official evidence of proficiency in English. Please check below.
  6. A recent passport-size color photograph.
  7. A photocopy of your valid passport.
  8. A non-refundable application fee of 70.00 Euro. The application fee should be deposited at one of ACT’s bank accounts.

A copy of the bank receipt should accompany the application. For more information regarding fees and payment procedures please contact the Accounting office +30-2310-398219.

All application documentation should be submitted/mailed directly to the Admissions Office.

Admissions Procedure

  1. Submit an application along with the supporting material.
  2. Pay the application fee.
  3. An interview with a member of the admissions office will be required at any stage of the application procedure.
  4. The admissions decision is communicated to applicants in writing and within two weeks from the time of receipt of the complete application.
  5. Admitted students are required to confirm their attendance in writing within a given deadline and as specified in the acceptance letter.
  6. Admitted non-EU students receive visa and residence permit application instructions once they confirm their attendance in writing.
  7. A second acceptance letter is provided to non-EU students for the visa application.
  8. A copy of the visa should be submitted to the admissions office prior to arrival in Greece.

International students are encouraged to visit ACT, meet the department chair of their chosen major, sit in a class, talk to students and have an on-campus tour. An appointment prior to visit is required.

Applicants whose application has been rejected may appeal at the ASPC committee for re-evaluation.

Applications receive a priority number which determines the order in which successful applicants register for their first semester of course work.

English Language Proficiency Requirement for International Students

To be considered for admission to ACT, candidates should provide official evidence of proficiency in English in one of the following ways:

  1. Student’s native language is English.
  2. Student’s primary language of instruction at school has been English for the duration of the secondary school studies (for EU citizens only).
  3. Student holds an internationally recognized English certificate at least at B2 level, which has been received within the last two years.

International Transfer Students

ACT welcomes applications from international transfer students who complete the following criteria:

  1. English language proficiency as described above.
  2. Previous academic work is completed at a regionally accredited institution.
  3. Courses apply towards the ACT curriculum.
  4. Courses have been completed with a minimum grade of “C” or its equivalent.

International Baccalaureate Credits: Applicants who have received scores of 4 and above on higher-level exams will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis for transfer credit. As much as one year of course work may be recognized, thus entitling applicants holding this diploma to sophomore standing upon entry.

Responsibility for individual transcript evaluation and the awarding of transfer credits for advanced standing rests with the offices of the Registrar and Admissions. Prior to the award of transfer credit a student’s transcript is scrutinized with respect to credit hours earned and course equivalencies by the Associate Dean for Administration and Student Affairs and the chairs of the corresponding departments.

Transfer students must spend at a minimum their last two semesters (i.e., their last full academic year) in residence at the College.

International Transfer Application Procedure

All transfer applicants are required to submit the following when applying for admission to the program:

  1. An Application Form.
  2. An official transcript of grades. If you have not attended an English- or Greek-speaking college/university, an official translation into English is required.
  3. Evidence of proficiency in English as described above.
  4. Copies of course syllabi for all the courses you have completed and for those on which you are currently enrolled.
  5. A copy of your institution's catalogue current to your period of attendance.
  6. A recent passport-size color photograph.
  7. A photocopy of your ID (Greek taftotita). International students should submit a photocopy of their valid passport.
  8. A non-refundable application fee of 70.00 Euro. The application fee should be deposited at one of ACT’s bank accounts.

A copy of the bank receipt should accompany the application. For more information regarding fees and payment procedures please contact the Accounting office +30-2310-398219.

An interview with a member of the admissions office will be required at any stage of the application procedure.

Admissions Procedure for Transfer Students

  1. Submit an application along with the supporting material.
  2. Pay the application fee.
  3. An interview with a member of the admissions office will be required at any stage of the application procedure.
  4. The admissions decision is communicated to applicants in writing and within two weeks from the time of receipt of the complete application.
  5. Admitted students are required to confirm their attendance in writing within a given deadline and as specified in the acceptance letter.
  6. Admitted non-EU students receive visa and residence permit application instructions once they confirm their attendance in writing.
  7. A second acceptance letter is provided to non-EU students for the visa application.
  8. A copy of the visa should be submitted to the admissions office prior to arrival in Greece.

International students are encouraged to visit ACT, meet the department chair of their chosen major, sit in a class, talk to students and have an on-campus tour. An appointment prior to visit is required.

Applicants whose application has been rejected may appeal at the ASPC committee for re-evaluation. Applications receive a priority number which determines the order in which successful applicants register for their first semester of course work.

All application documentation should be submitted/mailed directly to the Admissions Office.

ACT Bank Accounts

ALPHA Bank, Account number:  811-00-2002-004269 
IBAN:  GR82 0140 8110 8110 0200 2004 269  SWIFT:  CRBAGRAA

NATIONAL Bank, Account number:  895/298006-10
IBAN:  GR32 0110 8950 0000 8952 9800 610  BIC:  ETHNGRAA

EUROBANK, Account number:  0026 0520 16 0200109405
IBAN:  GR10 0260 5200 0001 6020 0109 405   SWIFT:  ERBKGRAA

PIREAUS Bank, Account number:  5239-072914-881
IBAN:  GR02 0172 2390 0052 3907 2914 881  SWIFT:  PIRBGRAA

Costs

Tuition and fees at ACT are competitive and the school’s intent is to ensure that academically strong students are provided with the means through the school's financial aid programs to attend. Please contact admissions for more information.

Contact Details: Admissions Office

ACT Admissions Office

Admissions Office
The American College of Thessaloniki
P.O. Box 21021
555 10 Pylea
Thessaloniki, GREECE

Tel. No: ++30-2310-398-398
Fax No: ++30-2310-398-389
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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17 Sevenidi St.
55535, Pylaia
Thessaloniki, Greece
Tel. +30 2310 398398
P.O.Box 21021