Dear prospective students and families, thank you for your interest in the American College of Sofia. Originally founded in 1860, ACS is an independent, highly selective, co-educational secondary school with a vibrant and growing IB Diploma program for international students. The College believes that a diverse student body enriches the educational experience for all. Currently, the ACS international program includes students from the United States, Bulgaria, Canada, Vietnam, the UK, Syria, Russia, France and other countries. The College welcomes applications from qualified students as this program continues to expand.
To begin the application process, please complete the online application form below. You need to upload a photo of the student and official academic transcripts from the previous two years. PLEASE NOTE: uploading photos (preferred file formats PDF and JPEG) and transcripts is required, and the application form will be considered incomplete without these components.
Once your application has been received, you will get confirmation from the ACS International Students Coordinator. Then the College will evaluate your application and, if approved, will contact you regarding the entrance exam and next steps. In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact the International Students Coordinator with questions or concerns.
ACS MISSION STATEMENT:
The American College of Sofia integrates the values and best practices of American pedagogy with the rich educational traditions of Bulgaria and Europe. We seek to develop critical thinking, lifelong intellectual curiosity, leadership, and collaboration among multi-talented students of various social, cultural, economic, and geographic backgrounds.