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Our Mission

American College is a private institution of higher education committed to meeting the educational and professional needs of its students. The College aims to help its students develop a strong knowledge base. In addition, it aims to encourage its students to achieve their potential and prepares its graduates for career and/or academic advancement. Finally, the College strives to help its students maintain and foster ethical, fair and honest behaviors in all their endeavors.

Our Objectives

The College aims to underpin its mission by meeting the following objectives:

  • To recruit and retain qualified faculty dedicated to excellence in teaching;
  • To promote and support research and scholarship, academic freedom and faculty development;
  • To recruit and retain qualified administrators dedicated to adequately servicing the students’ needs;
  • To offer programs of study of high quality that can respond to the current and future needs of the society;
  • To introduce and maintain adequate educational facilities, resources and services of high quality that can provide a stimulating environment conducive to learning; and
  • To have a clear organizational and administrative structure and employ effective policies, procedures and regulations that can support the College in achieving its mission.

American College History

American College was founded in 1975. Its mission was to provide high-quality education that would satisfy the needs of its students. It started as a private institute teaching accounting and English language and in 1979 it commenced offering its first higher education program of study – the one year program in secretarial studies. In 1985 the College introduced its first two year programs in Business Studies, Computer Studies, Hotel Management and Travel & Tourism. In 1986 the College established its first academic links with universities abroad and in 1988 American College admitted its first international students. One year later the College started offering its first bachelor degrees and since then there has been a continuous addition of programs of study. In 2005 the College introduced its first postgraduate program – the Master in Business Administration.

Today, American College is a leading international College offering world-class undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Through its broad range of programs, the College provides students from Cyprus and around the world with the depth of understanding and intellectual flexibility they need to respond to the challenges they will face in the years to come. American College sustains a superior faculty dedicated to excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and research. The College strategic goal is to continue meeting the needs of its students and providing innovative programs that can respond in a timely manner to societal issues and problems.

Accreditation

Most of our programs are accredited by the Cyprus Accreditation Council. This confirms the status and standard of the College’s programs of study within Cyprus and abroad, and is indicative of the quality and recognition maintained by the College. Accreditation means that our programs of study (degrees, diplomas and certificates) are fully recognized and structured within the framework of the Bologna Accord throughout Europe and the world and they are fully recognized and largely appreciated in both the public and private sectors, in Cyprus and abroad.

 

Program of Study

Accreditation

Status

Type

of Program

Language

of Instruction

Business Administration (4 Years, Bachelor of Arts)

A

AC

E

Business Administration (2 Years, Diploma)

A

AC

E

International Business (4 Years, Bachelor of Arts)

R

AC

E

International Business (2 Years, Diploma)

R

AC

E

Human Resource Management (4 Years, Bachelor of Arts)

R

AC

E

Human Resource Management (2 Years, Diploma)

R

AC

E

Marketing (4 Years, Bachelor of Arts)

R

AC

E

Marketing (2 Years, Diploma)

A

AC

E

Management Information Systems (4 Years, Bachelor of Science)

R

AC

E

Management Information Systems (2 Years, Diploma)

A

AC

E

Computer Science (4 Years, Bachelor of Science)

R

AC

E

Computer Science (2 Years, Diploma)

A

AC

E

Hotel Management (4 Years, Bachelor of Arts)

A

AC

E

Hotel Management (2 Years, Diploma)

A

AC

E

Culinary Arts (3 Years, Higher Diploma)

A

V

E

Culinary Arts (2 Years, Diploma)

R

V

E

Travel and Tourism Management (4 Years, Bachelor of Arts)

A

AC

E

Travel and Tourism Management (2 Years, Diploma)

A

AC

E

Office Management (2 Years, Diploma)

A

V

E or G

Office Management (1 Year, Certificate)

A

V

E or G

Μηχανογραφημένη Λογιστική (2 Χρόνια, Δίπλωμα)

A

V

G & ER

Τεχνικός Δικτύων Υπολογιστών (2 Χρόνια, Δίπλωμα)

A

V

G & ER

Business Administration (18 Months, MBA) A AC E
Business Administration (18 Months, MBA) Distance Learning

CA

AC

E

 

 

A: This program of study is accredited

CA: This program of study is a candidate for accreditation on the date of issue of this prospectus

R: This program of study is registered but not yet submitted for accreditation

AC: Academic Program

V: Vocational Program

E: English

G: Greek

G & ER: Greek but students need to fulfill the English Language Criteria

International Recognition

American College’s reputation as a college offering high quality education is recognized both nationally and internationally. We are committed to providing our students with experiences which extend beyond local and national boundaries. Therefore, the College maintains agreements, international partnerships and strong links with numerous universities abroad, where its students may transfer to continue their undergraduate studies or pursue postgraduate studies (master and doctoral degrees). These agreements are on a credit/year for credit/year basis. Specifically, our students may study for 2 years at our College and 1 in the United Kingdom or 3 years at our College and 1 in the United States and obtain a British or American Bachelor Degree. The agreements we maintain ensure the shortest time and the lowest cost in obtaining a British or American university degree.

Offered Programs: (Undergraduates)

Bachelor’s Degree in:

  • Business Administration
  • International Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Management Information Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Hotel Management
  • Travel and Tourism Management

 

Higher Diploma (3 years) in:

  • Culinary Arts (Cookery)

 

Diploma (2 years) in:

  • Business Administration
  • International Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Management Information Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Hotel Management
  • Travel and Tourism Management
  • Culinary Arts (Cookery)
  • Office Management (Secretarial Studies)

 

Offered Programs: (Postgraduates)

  • Master Degree in Business Administration

 

Scholarships/Fees:

American College offers 40% scholarships starting second year of study. The scholarship will apply on a first come first served basis. Students who will reserve a place on time will be guaranteed a scholarship.

 

Undergraduate programs of study Tuition Fees

 

Euro

Scholarship

 

Euro

Tuition Fees

After Scholarship

Euro

Year 1 (First 60 ECTS credits) 4.500 500 4.000
Year 2 (Second 60 ECTS credits) 4.500 1.800 2.700
Year 3 (Third 60 ECTS credits) 4.500 1.800 2.700
Year 4 (Final 60 ECTS credits) 4.500 1.800 2.700
Total 18.000 5.900 12.100

Note:

The above calculations are based on the tuition fees of 2018-2019. The College has the right to change its tuition fees for future academic years. In case there is a change in the tuition fees of future academic years the scholarship percentage of 40% will be granted.

For applications or more information kindly call, e-mail or Whatsapp:

+9613818201

admissions@ac.ac.cy