A coeducational, time and boarding, university preparatory school, Robert College is based on a sixty-five acre wooded location overlooking the Bosphorus. From multiple locations on campus, one can enjoy spectacular views with this abnormally beautiful maritime thoroughfare. Within the green oasis of its campus, the institution is secluded from fast-growing urban sprawl of Istanbul, the city center is very easily available by bus, motorboat, or taxi.
A lot of the classrooms, studios, offices and library-media center, as well as dormitories, occupy structures constructed at the beginning of the century and bear the design and solidity associated with era. They have all been renovated to meet contemporary requirements.
Established in 1863 by two Americans, philanthropist Christopher Rhinelander Robert and Cyrus Hamlin, available an "United states design" education underneath the Ottoman Empire, Robert College has been doing operation longer than some other American-sponsored school beyond your United States. The school and its particular sibling organization, The American College for Girls (launched in 1871) have over time educated a lot of Turkey's leading people considering that the Republic had been established in 1923, including two Prime Ministers, numerous cabinet-level ministers, ambassadors, and frontrunners in medication, legislation, business together with arts.
In 1971, the higher education division was transfered towards Turkish federal government and has now proceeded as Boğaziçi University, Turkey's leading general public institution. Both secondary schools combined regarding the magnificent ACG university, creating a coeducational day and boarding school which acts Turkish students that accepted entirely on the basis of overall performance on a national exam. The average students position into the top 5 % on this exam necessary for admission to personal schools. Therefore, the intellectual ability associated with pupil human anatomy is extraordinary. Unlike most international schools, the structure of student human anatomy stays virtually stable. Pretty much all pupils who enter RC graduate through the college.