Tuition & Other Services
The following are the tuition fees and other charges for the 2022-2023 academic year:
|Tuition (Pre-K – Kindergarten, with meals)||€ 9.800|
|Tuition (1st Grade – 6th Grade)||€ 8.800|
|Meals (exclusively for elementary school)||€ 1.000|
|Application Fee||€ 200|
In the above tuition fee table, lunch is included only in the Pre-K and Kindergarten tuition provided for by our catering services. If you choose to select a daily meal plan for your child in the elementary school, 1000€ will be added to the tuition fees. Students who bring their own lunches to school have unlimited use of the dining area without any charge.
The tuition fees above do not include excursion expenses, visits, after-school activities, daily and official student uniforms for parades.
Β. School Buses
Transportation fees are as follows:
|2022-23 School Year||Zone Α||Zone B||Zone C||Zone D||Zone E|
|€ 1.050||€ 1.250||€ 1.650||€ 1.750||€ 1.850|
In case of general strike, students’ commuting falls under Parents’ responsibility. Use of one of two school bus routes is charged at 75% of the total price. Please see here for the 5 transportation zones.
GYMNASIUM – LYCEUM – IB
Since the school year 2011-12, Pierce has launched a gradual equalization of tuition fees for all the classes of the Gymnasium and the Lyceum, as well as a significant increase in financial assistance (Scholarships). The planning includes an increase in the budget for financial assistance (Scholarships) for Pierce from the amount of €1.093.349 for the school year 2016-17, €1.141.824 for the school year 2017-18, €1.239.989 for the school year 2018-19, €1.354.979 for the school year 2019-20, €1.324.000 for the school year 2020-21 and €1.400.000 for the school year 2021-22. For the implementation of this plan and according to the decision made by the Board of Trustees of the American College of Greece, the tuition fees are as follows:
|2022-23 School Year||Tuition|
|Α΄ Gymnasium – C΄ Lyceum||€ 8.700|
|IB1 – IB2||€ 12.600|
In addition, all new students are charged a one-time registration fee of €100. The tuition fees given above do not include excursion expenses, visits, after-school activities, official student uniforms for parades nor graduation fees.
Β. School Buses
Transportation fees are as follows:
|2022-23 School Year||Zone Α||Zone Β||Zone C|| Zone D
|Students of all classes||€ 995||€ 1.165||€ 1.610||€ 1.860|
In case of general strike, students’ commuting falls under Parents’ responsibility. Use of one of two school bus routes is charged at 75% of the total price. You can also visit Transportation Office page for details.
PAYMENT OF TUITION FEES
Tuition fees must be paid, after subtracting the deposit of € 1.500, in three equal installments; the first in October, the second in December and the last in February.
In addition, for the 2022-23 school year, the following discounts apply to Pierce students:
α) For families with two children studying at Pierce, there is a discount of 5% on the tuition fees and 50% of the bus fees of the older child.
β) For families with three children studying at Pierce, there is a discount of 50% on the tuition fees for the eldest child and 50% on the bus fees for the two older children.
γ) Pierce students who wish to study at Deree can visit this link for information about discounts on tuition fees that they are entitled to.
PIERCE PAYMENT METHODS
Payment of tuition and fees can be made by using one of the following options:
1. Bank Deposits
- National Bank of Greece through the “Payments” menu (see Guidelines A) or
- Eurobank through the “Payments” menu (see Guidelines B), or
- Piraeus Bank through the “Payments” menu (see Guidelines C), or
- Alpha Bank, Account number: 436002002001717 (IBAN: GR8901404360436002002001717)
Please make sure that the student’s 7-digit ID NUMBER, FULL NAME and ACCOUNT BENEFICIARY: The American College of Greece-Pierce College are given to the bank teller at Alpha Bank.
2. Bank or Personal check presented to the Cashier at Pierce.
3. Credit or Debit Card presented to the Cashier at Pierce.
4. Online Payment through www.pierce.gr/online-payment.
Guidelines for e-banking pauments:
A. National Bank of Greece account holders may pay the tuition at the Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) or through the i-Bank online system by selecting PAYMENTS/EDUCATION/The American College of Greece-Pierce College and entering the student’s 7-digit ID NUMBER to complete the transaction.
B. Eurobank account holders may pay the tuition through the e-Banking online system by selecting PAYMENTS/OTHER/The American College of Greece-Pierce College and entering the student’s 7-digit ID NUMBER to complete the transaction.
C. Piraeus Bank account holders may pay the tuition through the Winbank online system by selecting PAYMENTS/EDUCATION/The American College of Greece-Pierce College and entering the student’s 7-digit ID NUMBER to complete the transaction.
It is College policy not to accept cash.
The College Cashier’s Office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
FROM THE DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL SERVICES