ELS Portland is located on the Concordia University campus, less than 30 minutes from downtown Portland. Portland, recently called the second “Safest City in the U.S.A.” by Forbes, is home to galleries, boutiques, shopping, and chic restaurants. For more information check the school website.
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  • 1250 - 2160
    Living Costs per Month
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An award-winning airport, efficient light rail system and pedestrian-friendly central city make it easy to get around and sight-see.

Social Programme

  • Cultural District: Enjoy this downtown district’s history and personality by visiting museums, theaters, cafes, fountains, and food carts.


  • The Great Outdoors: With the Oregon Coast, Mount Hood, and the Columbia River Gorge all within easy reach, Portland is full of natural beauty.
  • Pioneer Courthouse Square: This brick-lined downtown Portland urban park is home the Portland Farmers Market, movie screenings, live music, and seasonal parades and festivals.

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