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Bring the World Home – Host an Exchange Student

Hosting an international high school exchange student is a life-enhancing experience for your entire family. It’s a unique opportunity to get new perspectives, explore new customs, and share American culture and your community with others. Most of all, you’ll build special friendships and connections that often last a lifetime.

When you host an exchange student with CIEE USA High School, you benefit from more than 65 years of experience. Our knowledgeable team personally matches your family with a student whose interests and lifestyle align with yours.

We support you every step of the way with:

  • Local support. Our experienced local coordinators live in your community, so you always have someone to turn to for immediate guidance. Plus, our world-class support team in Portland, Maine, is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to answer questions and provide assistance to ensure a positive exchange experience.
  • Peace of mind. All CIEE students are thoroughly screened prior to acceptance, and arrive with spending money and full insurance so you can be confident they’re ready to become part of your family.
  • Exceptional students. CIEE works with the best international students from 55 countries. They’re smart, engaged, and excited to share their countries unique cultures, traditions, and languages.
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