Welcome to ACHS


About Us

American College of Higher Studies was started in January 2000.  The Mission of college is to provide quality higher education and continuous learning opportunities that address the needs of a diverse student population of national and international College entrants and adult learners.

The professional practice gap in the fields of Management, Information Technology, Engineering, Design and Languages. Throughout this journey we have enriched thousands of students by ensuring better career opportunities in both local and foreign job markets. Concurrent innovations, developments and efforts coupled with experienced professional lead ACHS to differentiate itself from other higher education service providers.

American College of Higher Studies is strongly committed to student learning and professional development. The American College of Higher Studies supports professional growth by offering career-oriented academic programs that prepare students for productive roles in the private and public sectors in the Sri Lanka. The American College of Higher Studies promotes personal development skills and lifelong learning, further studies other countries and leadership roles in the community.

To be a leading provider of information technology programs that will empower the students with academic and professional knowledge and skills.

ACHS well qualified academic staffs are our pride and are well supported by a team of dedicated and efficient nonacademic staff. Lecturers and professors are the valuable and trusted resources that strive to deliver relevant, up-to date programs that meet and exceed accepted government standards. ACHS management endeavors to support students and staff at all times.

Currently, ACHS operates as a self-financed statuary body under the State Ministry of Skills Development, Vocational Education, SLIM    (Sri Lanka institute of Marketing and IBSL (Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka). Today, we are recognized as one of the higher educational institute to be awarded with ISO 9001-2015 which certifies that our processes and systems are according to the internationally recognized standards.

Our Goals

Our Goals


Provide quality education and instructions in associated disciplines for those who seek professional knowledge and qualifications.


Develop competencies of Managers and Supervisory staff of organizations both in the public and private sectors through well-structured training programs.


Train and educate working professionals for creative and effective participation in management.


Facilitate the improvement of productivity in organizations through education and training programs.


Provide Management Consultancy and Advisory Services to government, public and private sector organizations in establishing performance standards and optimizing the human resource contribution towards organizational growth.


Provide Language education to enhance communication and understanding between communities and to provide the citizens to connect with a globalized world.

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