English school in Portland

Best for a trendy location with a great music scene and beautiful surrounding landscape
96% Students recommended
Portland
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96% Students recommended

Why choose our Portland school?

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.

  • Our English school in Portland is located downtown, in the Pearl District, which is known for its art galleries, restaurants and a number of Portland icons
  • Take an English exam preparation course for the GMAT®, GRE® or TOEFL®, or choose a flexible length English course
  • The student residence offers fully-furnished apartments with a full kitchen and an on-site light rail stop
  • Thinking of studying at a university in the US? Kaplan’s University Placement Service (UPS) uses our extensive academic network to help you gain entry to graduate and undergraduate university courses

 

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Key facts

Public holidays
21-27 Dec 2015: Christmas closure
01 Jan 2016 - New Year
18 Jan 2016 - Martin Luther King Jr Day
30 May 2016 - Memorial Day
04 July 2016 - Independence Day
05 Sept 2016 - Labor day
24 Nov 2016 - Thanksgiving
25 Nov 2016 - Thanksgiving Friday
2016 Christmas and New Year closures: 26 Dec - 2 Jan
Minimum age
16 years old
Average age of students
24 years old
Maximum Class Size
15 Students
Nationality mix
40 nationalities attended this school last year
Contact Location
Kaplan International English Portland, 323 NW 13th Ave., Suite 305, Portland, OR, USA, Portland 97209
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Available courses at this school

Course Best for Hours per week Entry level Course price
Intensive English course
getting the most out of your time abroad and learning as much English as possible. 26hrs Beginner
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from $1,020
for 2 weeks
General English course
improving your general English skills 20hrs Elementary
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from $860
for 2 weeks
Vacation English course
combining English classes with a holiday 15hrs Elementary
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from $810
for 2 weeks
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General Academic Year
becoming fluent in English while fully experiencing another culture 20hrs Elementary
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from $11,220
for 32 weeks
Intensive Academic Semester - 5 months
dramatically boosting your English level while living abroad 26hrs Elementary
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from $8,245
for 20 weeks
Intensive Academic Semester - 6 months
dramatically boosting your English level while living abroad 26hrs Elementary
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from $9,905
for 24 weeks
Intensive Academic Year
immersing yourself in the English language and local culture 26hrs Elementary
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from $12,075
for 32 weeks
General Academic Semester- 5 months
immersing yourself in the local culture while learning English 20hrs Elementary
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from $7,485
for 20 weeks
General Academic Semester - 6 months
immersing yourself in the local culture while learning English 20hrs Elementary
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from $8,980
for 24 weeks
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GMAT® Exam Preparation Course
if you want to apply for an MBA course in the US and pursue a career in business 22hrs TOEFL iBT 77
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from $2,220
for 12 weeks
TOEFL® Exam Preparation
success in a respected exam to prepare for university in the US or Canada 26hrs TOEFL iBT 55
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from $2,040
for 4 weeks
GRE® Exam Preparation Course
if you want to study for a Master's or Doctorate degree in the US 22hrs TOEFL iBT 77
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from $2,220
for 12 weeks

Facilities

Classrooms
7 well-equipped classrooms, all with interactive whiteboards
Interactive white boards
Interactive whiteboards are able to incorporate various media forms like video and audio
Computer lab
15 workstations are available for students' use
Library
Resource library with movies, fiction and grammar books, test prep materials. Students also have access to the local library
WiFi
Wireless access is available for free throughout the school
Student Lounge
Equipped with a refrigerator, microwave, vending machines and comfortable couches
Cafeteria
Though the school has no cafeteria, there are many cafes and restaurants near the school
Transport
Buses, trains and street cars to most areas of Portland are available within walking distance of the school. There are also trains and buses available to Seattle or Vancouver, Canada

Accommodation

Student residences are specially selected apartments, hostels, and dorms that provide a fantastic living experience. Enjoy a more independent lifestyle and the social aspects of living with new friends.
  • Live with fellow students for more independence
  • Most residences are self-catering
  • Socialize and have fun with your new friends
  • Single, twin, double, and dorm rooms are available at various locations
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Ideal for students who want to learn about and immerse themselves in U.S. culture. Sharing meals with your hosts every day, you'll benefit from speaking English in relaxed, natural situations.
  • Live with a local family specially chosen by us
  • Enjoy breakfasts and dinners with the family
  • Practice English daily in an informal situation
  • Immerse yourself in a new culture
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Accreditation & memberships

This Kaplan International English school is accredited by ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training).

This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant 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.

 

*Student recommendations are based on Kaplan students surveyed in 2015.