Where is Portland?
Portland is in the state of Oregon, in the Northwest section of the United States. Portland is the largest city in Oregon and is one of the top 25 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S.
Oregon is conveniently located between California and Washington on the Pacific coast. From Portland, Seattle is a 280 km/174 mi drive, or a 42 minute flight. Portland to San Francisco is a 1 hr and 16 minute flight. You may want to check out these famous cities during one of our student trips, but we'll bet you'll want to stay right where you are.
Studying with Columbia School of English will allow you to explore what this great city has to offer.
Our robust activities and events will immerse you in the English language and Portland culture. Learn about American customs, holidays, and events through hands-on activities. We take learning English to a whole new level, maximizing your exposure to American life.