English School in Portland
Kaplan’s English School in Portland, Oregon, is located in the center of this urban city, which is itself surrounded by beautiful mountains, forests and a ski resort that has the longest season in the USA. Portland is a trendy and cosmopolitan city with a bustling music scene, loads of clubs and bars and one of the lowest costs of living in the USA.
Kaplan's English School in Portland
Does watching live bands, hanging out in trendy bars and an extended ski season sound like the ideal way to spend a holiday in the USA? Our English school in Portland is the perfect place to learn the language while enjoying American culture, and everything that scenic Oregon has to offer. You can head up the slopes for a ski weekend, or spend your nights watching some of the Northwest’s hottest bands.
Kaplan offers a range of English courses in Portland, from Vacation and General English classes to more specialized academic courses, allowing you to structure your ideal learning holiday in America. The school and residences’ convenient locations make it easy to get around town, or head out for the weekend to some of the USA’s most pristine wilderness.
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Things to See and Do
Ski Mount Hood, with the longest ski season in the US
Hike in Forest Park, the biggest urban park in the US
Go beer tasting at a top-quality microbrewery
Explore the city and hunt down its many food carts
Explore the famous Rose Test Garden
See a bit of China at the Lan Su Chinese Garden
Catch a movie at one of Portland’s movie brewpubs
See coin-operated art gallery “24-Hour Church of Elvis”
Student lounge area with couches, microwave and refrigerator
Computer labs with free internet access
We offer studio or one bedroom apartments with private facilities. Apartments are ideal for if you would like more independence and the experience of living in a student community.
Room type: Single
Minimum age: 18
Meals provided: Self-catered
Learn about American culture by living with locals in Portland through our homestay program. A homestay is a great way to meet people outside of school, practice your English and focus on your studies.
Room type: Twin or Single
Minimum age: 16
Meals provided: 14 per week
Download our Homestay in Portland fact sheet
Kaplan International Portland
323 NW 13th Ave
Portland, OR 97209
Please note this school will be closed on the following dates:
01 Jan 2015 – New Year
19 Jan 2015 – Martin Luther King Day
25 May 2015 – Memorial Day
03 July 2015 – Independence Day (observed)
07 Sep 2015 – Labor Day
26 Nov 2015 – Thanksgiving
27 Nov 2015 – Thanksgiving
25 Dec 2015 – Christmas Day
US Christmas and New Year closures: Closed from 21st December 2015, open again on 28th December 2015.
This school is authorized under Federal law to enrol non-immigrant alien students. All courses offered by Kaplan International are avocational and recreational, and are not intended to lead to vocation, occupation or career opportunities. Kaplan International does not confer credits, certification, diploma or degree for any courses, and no credits are transferrable to institutions of higher education.