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
Huge library and study rooms
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.
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 the USA fact sheet
Kaplan International Center Portland
323 NW 13th Ave
Portland, OR 97209