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IB students have 100% success at universities of their choice!

Total success has a number: 100%. In a difficult year in which tested the endurance of youngsters and adults alike, graduates of the third year of Pierce IB lived up to the expectations and the confidence of their teachers and families, all of them gaining admission to top universities of their choice!

This success takes on even greater experience as it comes during one of the most challenging periods in recent history, proving that where there’s a will, motivation and talent, there’s a way! The American College of Greece is the pre-eminent educational institution that has kept its vision alive and has associated its name with pioneering education throughout its 145-year history – even in adverse times.

Congratulations also go to teachers, parents and administrative staff, who all stood by their sides with care, interest and support throughout this difficult period and thus contributed decisively to this great success!

The numbers speak for themselves:

  • Candidates admitted to their first-choice universities: 100%
  • Average grade of graduates: Pierce 37, worldwide (May 2020) 31.3
  • Percentage of candidates with grade over 35: Pierce 68.8%, worldwide (May 2020) 39.8%
  • Percentage of candidates with grade over 40: Pierce 34%, worldwide (May 2020) 12.9%


Our students were admitted to the following universities:

United Kingdom
Imperial College London (Electrical Engineering), King’s College London (International Management, Information Management, Biomedical Science), University College London (Psychology), University of Warwick (Humanities and Social Sciences), University of Bath (Computer Science, International Management), University of Bristol (Chemistry), University of Manchester (Biomedical Science, Economics and Finance), University of Southampton (Computer Science), University of Nottingham (Pharmacy), University of Creative Arts (Fine Arts), Instituto Marangoni London (Fashion Design), University of Dundee (Law, Liberal, Arts), University of Essex (Computer Science), University of Lancaster (Behavioural Sciences)

Science Po (Humanities and Social Sciences)

Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne (Hospitality Management)

The Netherlands
University of Groningen (Liberal Arts)

Michigan State, New York University, Drexel University, Penn State (Management), Clarkson University (Biomedical Science)

McGill University (Management)