Academic English Studies (AES) is located in Portland, Oregon. Known as the "City of Roses, " and also ranked by Travel and Leisure magazine as "the safest city in the US, " Portland combines lively arts, active sports, and ethnic and cultural diversity with scenic beauty and a temperate climate. Portland is situated midway between Pacific Ocean beaches to the west and the snowy Cascade Mountains to the east. Lewis & Clark is located in a safe residential neighborhood close to Portland's clean and attractive downtown area. The campus is beautiful--set high on a forested hill with flowers, grassy lawns, and magnificent views of distant, snow-capped mountains.
ESL Program Introduction
Academic English Studies (AES) is the intensive English program at Lewis & Clark. AES students enroll in courses to improve their English and prepare for study at Lewis & Clark and other US universities. AES courses focus on an integration of language skills and cover reading, writing, speech, and research techniques. Students can take ESL content-based courses in areas such as computer applications, science, media, and research skills. AES offers a fall and spring of approximately 16 weeks each, and an intensive summer semester of approximately 12 weeks, along with a six-week half-term summer semester.
Schedule & Fees
Spring Semester 2014: January 21-May 9
Summer I Semester 2014: May 19-August 8
Summer II Semester 2014: June 30-August 8
Fall Semester 2014: August 26-December 18
Tuition: $5, 979 (full 16 week semester), $2, 900 (short 6 week summer semester)
Application fee: $50 (No application fee for on-line applications.)
Room and Board: Between $5, 055 and $5, 179 per semester, depending on the meal-plan chosen.
Special Courses & Features
Academic English Studies (AES)
Lewis & Clark
AES, Lewis & Clark College
0615 SW Palatine Hill Road, MSC 125
Portland, Oregon 97219