Capstone English Mastery Center is a small, private, nonprofit school.
We are dedicated to teaching English and academic business subjects
to international students. We have been under our present management
We have pioneered innovative instructional methods and school management
techniques such as Individualized Mastery Learning, a multi-sensory,
self-paced learning environment in which the schedule and curriculum
are adjusted to the needs of each individual student, rather than the
student fitting into the school's arbitrary schedule.
Most of our students are studying to pass the TOEFL or TOEIC, but many
also wish to improve their English simply for business or personal reasons,
or to pass GED, GRE, or GMAT tests. For information about getting an I-20
form to apply for a student visa,
There are no terms -- no quarters or semesters of any kind. Capstone is
open 50 weeks per year, so students can enroll on any school day. (See
our school schedule). If you are already attending another school in
the U.S. on a student visa, you can easily transfer to Capstone.
transfer clearance form
and fax or mail it to us.
We also place a special emphasis on serving our students at a cost
they can afford. Our tuition is the lowest in the Portland Metropolitan
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Looking west at downtown Portland, home to the
largest urban park in the United States. Forest Park is located in
the hills in the upper right. Capstone EMC is located just 9 blocks
from the river from the end of the bridge on the right. The MAX light
rail trains, which serve communities as far east as Gresham and
as far west as Beaverton and Hillsboro go by beneath our windows and
stop just a half-block away. We are just 3 blocks from the bus mall,
where students can conveniently commute from Tigard, Tualatin, Lake
Oswego, Oregon City, or Milwaukie to the south or from Vancouver,
Washington to the north.
Capstone English Mastery Center,
a subsidiary of Educational Research Associates, Inc.
a nonprofit research organization