The ELI Advantage

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There are many reasons to study English at Pacific University’s English Language Institute.  Pacific University is located in Oregon on the West Coast of the United States.  Learn more in the Oregon Travel Guide.

Experience the Best of Both Worlds                

Study on the peaceful campus in charming Forest Grove on weekdays. Explore on Google Maps!

Take public transportation to Portland and enjoy sightseeing and shopping on weekends.

Benefits of Small Class Sizes

  • Thrive with individualized instruction, both in and out of class, to provide you resources and support your success.
  • Develop personal, nurturing relationships with instructors who love to teach and to inspire students who think, care, create and pursue justice in the world.
  • Build life-long friendships with classmates, club members, and roommates when you join the Pacific University community.

Campus & Activities

ELI students can join clubs and sports teams, participate in cultural exchanges, meet lifelong friends, go to special events, and be a part of the Pacific community by becoming a Boxer!

Students can see musical and theater performances for free and get discounts to major events and at restaurants and shops in Forest Grove.

All ELI students take a field trip in every seven-week term. Additional optional shopping and sightseeing trips and activities are available.

Outdoor Pursuits offers weekend outings like skiing and kayaking trips for all Pacific students.