Educational Options and Activities
How do we support you in making your time with us important, constructive, productive, and fun?
Through our Mentorship, we offer a stipend towards personalized activities we help line up for you. With a wide variety of options, you're sure to discover new interests, build on previous ones, and build your resume along the way.
Exploratory Program Educational Options
We're happy to tailor our program to your needs, whether Spanish language classes, one transferrable semester or up to an entire transferrable Associate's Degree with us in sunny Costa del Sol.
Here are our 3 options for your education while attending the Spain Abroad Exploratory Program:
Options 1: Language 10,000 euros per Month
Spanish Language Program
20 hours of small group Spanish language classes, M-Th afternoons
Friday cultural excursions to practice your Spanish with fellow classmates
A certification test is optional at the end of your time in Spain (SIELE)
Certification possibly accepted for college credit at a 4 year college in the United States
Classes are taught in an organic, conversational style, providing a more practical grasp of the language.
Class takes place in the evenings (5-9) which allows students to spend their days doing other activities.
Options 3: Hybrid
Why choose one option when you can have both?
Take Spanish language courses AND 1 or 2 courses at The American College
Total number of school hours will be equal to or exceed 20 hours, allowing you to be eligible for a student visa.
Options 2: College. 12,000 euros per Month
College Semester(s) at American College in Spain
13-15 transferrable college credits per semester including Spanish language classes
20 hours per week of coursework, qualifies you for a Student Visa (which we help you obtain)
In-person classes at the Marbella, Spain campus, a 25 minute bus ride along the coast
Associated with Broward College in Florida
Offers general education courses
Option to study for 1 semester to 2 years to complete a fully transferrable Associates Degree to a 4 year college/university in the United States
Optional 1 semester long GED prep course (includes GED test)
Academic options can be changed each semester, but not mid semester.
Tuition varies based on chosen academic option
About American College in Spain
The American College in Spain (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 Spain the 4 years of High School 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.
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 4 years diploma: BA (Bachelor of Arts), BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration) or BSc (Bachelor of Science).
Welcome to our academy in Estepona. Located in the beautiful area of Costa del Sol, in the picturesque town of Estepona.
Our innovative method is now available on a face to face program in our academy in Estepona.
Intensive Spanish lessons during your stay in this beautiful corner of the Andalusian coast.
we not only offer Spanish classes, but also an intensive Andalusian experience.