San Rafael, California, États-Unis

San Francisco-North Bay

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About This Center

ELS/San Francisco - North Bay is located on the campus of Dominican University of California (DUC), in the town of San Rafael, just 30 minutes north of downtown San Francisco and 18 km north of the Golden Gate Bridge. The city of San Rafael, which is part of the San Francisco Bay Area, is safe and beautiful, and within walking distance of the DUC campus. San Rafael and San Francisco offer many exciting outdoor sports activities including hiking, mountain biking, golf, swimming and sailing. Excellent transportation links put the entire San Francisco Bay Area within reach.

190 Palm Avenue, San Rafael, California, États-Unis

Great Things to See and Do

San Francisco-North Bay


  • Partner University
    • Dominican University of California
  • Housing Options
    • Homestay
    • Student Residence (Off Campus)
  • Center Facilities
    • Free e-mail & Internet Access
    • Campus Facility Access
    • Gymnasium, outdoor pool, tennis, weight room
    • Computer center, music practice room
  • Top Attractions
    • San Francisco, Berkeley, Sausalito, Tiburon
    • Napa & Sonoma Wine Country
    • Parks & Beaches: Yosemite National Park, Muir Woods, Stinson Beach or Pt. Reyes Seashore

Housing Options


Host family students are responsible for their personal transportation. Most students commute to ELS by bus, or bicycle, although there are a few families within walking distance

  • Cost per Session
  • $1280
  • Occupancy
  • Single
  • Meal Credits
  • 14 meals per week

Student Residence (Off Campus)

The ELS Student Home in San Rafael is located in a very safe, quiet area. It is within a short 5 minute free shuttle ride offered to and from the center, and also provides free trips upon students' requests to the nearby mall and grocery stores.

  • Cost per Session
  • $800, $1100
  • Occupancy
  • Double, Single, Double Deluxe, Single Deluxe, Triple
  • Meal Credits
  • No meals included, but students may cook in the large and well equipped kitchen, or eat at the nearby restaurants or food court that are within walking distance of the Student Home.