The American College in Spain HIGH SCHOOL

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The American College in Spain High School offers a fully accredited program whereby students can complete their 2 years of Middle School (Grades 7 and 8) and their 4 years of High School (Grades 9 to 12) in Spain. With a tailor-made program, classes are taught by a team of qualified teachers specialized in different subjects. Personal academic advice is offered to all students, national and international, at all ages and levels of study.

ACS is the first North American High School & University in Andalusia. Located in the town of Marbella (Málaga) since 2013, The American College in Spain offers a curriculum based on the U.S. education system. 

Students can complete in Marbella the 2 years of Middle School (Grades 7 and 8), 4 years of High School (Grades 9 to 12) and then begin their first 2 years of University by completing their general education courses required by all U.S. universities. Upon completion of those 2 years of college, students receive the "Associate of Arts Degree" diploma from Broward College, which is recognized and accepted worldwide.

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Fully accredited in the United States, this program provides outstanding solutions to meet the different needs of each individual.  A graduation plan curriculum is carefully planned for each student. It is also a great option for students who are seeking:

  • Individualized attention
  • Credit Acceleration – graduate sooner by taking more classes
  • Positive School Environment – academic environment overcoming social challenge
  • Athletes who need a flexible schedule for training sessions
  • Students are advised individually, and the necessary courses are assigned for high school completion.

General Educational Development (GED) 

The GED is a High School proficiency test that evaluates 4 areas of the student’s knowledge: Social Studies, Science, English and Mathematics. It consists of a series of 4 tests that once passed demonstrates that the student meets the necessary requirements of a high school education in the United States of America. Once completed, the student will receive a GED diploma.

The GED is an interesting and highly recommended option for those students who have not completed their secondary-level studies and want access to a U.S. university in order to obtain a university degree. Most U.S. universities accept students with a GED diploma. The GED® credential is accepted by over 97% of colleges and employers.

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Continuous learning is an inherent task of the human being, as it adds to personal growth and confidence. Education opens doors for us, reveals new ideas, and new perspectives, and develops our reflective critical thinking, which is so necessary in the ever-changing world we live in.

University: The University Transfer Program enables students to begin in Marbella the first 2 years of University, studying much of the basic coursework required by all North American universities. Throughout these first 2 years, students do not have the obligation to choose the university degree they want to do. This decision is made when the 3rd year begins, with all the advantages that this entails.

Upon completion of those 2 years of college, students receive the "Associate of Arts Degree" from Broward College, which is recognized and accepted worldwide.

After that, students could transfer to a North American university (USA or any other university in Europe or the world that offers the North American university system: Madrid, Paris, London...) where they can complete their degree and obtain their diploma: BA (Bachelor of Arts), BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration) or BSc (Bachelor of Science).

American College in Spain


Centro Comercial Le Village
Carretera de Istán, km1
29602 Marbella, Málaga, Spain

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