The only college in Greece member of International Universities Network
Metropolitan College, a pioneer in private higher education, is the only College in Greece which, in 2016, became an associate member of the Compostela Group of Universities providing:
- International academic recognition
- Networking with leading universities across the globe
- Participation in international research projects
Metropolitan College is also the sole college in Greece with exclusive international academic distinctions:
- Metropolitan College received a favourable review by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), the official UK independent body which monitors and advises on standards and quality within British higher education and collaborative provisions.
- The School of Physiotherapy is the only one in Greece with alumni members of the British Association of Health Professionals (HCPC - Health and Care Professions Council). The graduates, as members of the Association, may be granted professional rights across Europe. Metropolitan College is also the sole Greek member of the European Network of Physiotherapy in Higher Education (ENPHE).
- The School of Occupational Therapy is the only one in Greece belonging to the European Network of Occupational Therapy in Higher Education (ENOTHE).
- The School of Biomedical Sciences is the only one in Greece which is accredited by the Professional Association of Biomedical Scientists in England (IBMS - Institute of Biomedical Science).
- The School of Architecture is the only one in Greece which is accredited by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA - Royal Institute of British Architects). This accreditation is proof of the competency of the graduates of this specific programme.
- The School of Electrical - Electronic Engineering is the only one in Europe which is accredited by the British Society of ARM microprocessors as a provider of educational programmes of ARM technology.
- The Faculty of Shipping is the only one in Greece offering maritime courses accredited by the British Professional Transport and Logistics Association (CILT - Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport), in collaboration with Southampton Solent University, the world leader in Marine studies with the internationally renowned ‘Warsash Maritime Academy’.
- The School of Tourism was awarded as the "Best School for Hotel Education» (Best Hotel Education Provider) in Greek Hospitality Awards 2016. This exceptional distinction highlights the high level of tourism studies at Metropolitan College and the wide network of collaborating hotels for student placements.