American College of Higher Education
American College of Higher Education (ACHE) is a pioneer higher educational institution in Sri Lanka and has proved 23 years of academic excellence. Broward College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate and Bachelor’s degrees. ACHE is an International Center of Broward College, Florida, USA. Courses offered by Broward College at ACHE have been approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) in the USA.
We offer the 2+2 University Transfer Program where a student can start the first two years of an American Degree in Sri Lanka and then can transfer to over 4000 universities and colleges in the United States, Canada, or another country. Pre Medicine, Engineering, Mechatronics, Psychology, Biology, Micro Biology, Information Technology, Business and Mathematics are some of the popular programs students choose at the ACHE. We also offer the two years Associate degree in Liberals Arts and Associate in Science degree in Sri Lanka conferred by Broward College, Florida, USA.
Some of the prestigious universities our students have got transferred to are Pennsylvania State University, Pepperdine University- California, Washington State university – Pullman, Embry Riddle Aeronautical university – Arizona, Iowa State university and University of Buffalo in New York are to name a few.
Under the 2+2 University Transfer Program (UTP) students can benefit from the reduced cost of the total course fee and become eligible to gain merit based and cross cultural scholarships from USA universities.
The students at the ACHE enjoy benefits that are no different from those of their fellow Americans. They can access to 28 Florida State University libraries with millions of books and electronic resources through their student portal while in Sri Lanka.
Students with an Associate in Arts (AA) degree from Broward College are guaranteed admission to a state university in Florida USA. To this day ACHE has successfully transferred close to 4000 students to various American Universities. Large numbers of our students have received scholarships ranging from US$ 4000 – US$30,000 to various universities in the United States. We are proud that many of our students have gone on to complete Masters and PhD programs while others have obtained jobs in leading organizations around the world.
ACHE is also pleased to launch a world-class Honors Program that takes learning to an even a deeper level. Students with high academic performance or with a Grade Point Average of 3.5 or above can apply to become members of the Honors Society and Phi Theta Kappa or rather PTK chapter, which will make them eligible for many scholarships from US universities and to be admitted to the top ranked universities in the United States. Thus ACHE has become a quality American Education provider which no other institution can match in Sri Lanka.
ACHE also offers four year Bachelor’s Degrees that can be totally completed in Sri Lanka. They are
- Bachelor of Science in General Business
- Bachelor of Science in General Business
- Bachelor of Science in Management of Human Resources
- Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Finance
- Bachelor of Science in Marketing
- Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems
- Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
- Bachelor of Science in Psychology
- Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology (Nanotechnology)
Bachelor’s degree concentrating nanotechnology will be the first to be offered in Sri Lanka in the field of nanotechnology. This degree is highly recognized and accredited by the Accrediting Body for Engineering & Technology known as ABET.
These degrees are conferred by the Excelsior College, a member of the University of the State of New York. All these Degrees are recognized by the University Grants Commission Sri Lanka.
ACHE also offers numerous Diplomas and certificate programs in Aviation studies, Business Management, Psychology, Education, Hospitality and Hotel Management, Information Technology, Communication, English and Languages. These study programs carry a lot of weight because they are highly recognized in the industry and in their respective fields. They make a significant impact on career advancement.
In keeping with its broad vision of education and training human resources ACHE caters to the educational needs of the youth of all communities and classes .Our student population consist of students not only from Sri Lanka but also of many other countries such as Maldives, India, Korea, Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Philippines, Columbia, Congo, China and Mauritius.
American College of Higher Education has 5 Branches namely Colombo, Kandy, Galle, Matara, Negombo and Kurunegala. All our branches are located within town limits, which is another plus factor as they give easy access to students to pursue their education.
All this and more are offered to students in a multinational and multi-cultural study environment where quality education is our motto.