About Sampoerna University American College


At Sampoerna University American College, we never stop asking the big questions. What are the big challenges facing young Indonesians today? And how do we best prepare them to compete and succeed in a complex, global world? We are looking for students who share our drive and ambition. At SUAC, bring your passion. Bring your initiative. Bring your big plans for the future. Together, we transform lives and make dreams come true.

Vision & Mission


Sampoerna University American College has created an educational environment and curriculum designed to sustainably produce future leaders with strong moral character and internationally competitive skill sets – leaders who actively participate in building a more prosperous, equitable, respected, and globally competitive Indonesia.



Our mission is to provide students affordable access to education that meets the highest international standards. As a stand-alone but vertically integrated institution within Sampoerna University, we offer the American general education core, successfully preparing them for credential completion at Sampoerna University or fully accredited US universities.

Dr. Lauren E. Clarke

Chief Executive Officer of Sampoerna University American College and Vice Rector of General Education for Sampoerna University 

Dr. Marshall Schott

Chief Academic Officer of Sampoerna Schools System

Drs. Wahdi Salasi April Yudhi M. Dev Admin, Ph.D.

Sampoerna University Rector

Dr. Soepriyatna

Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs at Sampoerna University American College
Vice Rector of Academic and Student Affairs at Sampoerna University

Dr. Richard Carpenter

Board Chair

Dr. Milliron

He is Co-Founder and Chief Learning Officer of Civitas Learning

Dr. Andrew Hamilton

Associate Dean for Student Success in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at the University of Houston

Dr. Soner Tarim

Superintendent of the Texas-based Harmony Public Schools

Sonia Clayton

president and CEO of Virtual Intelligence Providers, LLC or VIP-Global