Host an Exchange Student
Academic Year Program
Why not bring the world into your home by hosting a high school exchange student?
Our Academic Year Program is a cultural exchange between American host families and international exchange students coming to the U.S. to study for a semester or an academic year.
WHY SHOULD YOU HOST AN EXCHANGE STUDENT?
Why you can trust CHI
What makes our program special is the emphasis on connection and cultural exchange.
CHI strongly believes in the power of the homestay experience to promote trust and understanding among nations and to build a more peaceful world.
We also truly care about your experience.
Our national field staff provides a strong network of daily support for families and students.
Field staff are knowledgeable and experienced, and they work to supervise your program with efficiency, patience, and enthusiasm.
how to become a host family for exchange students
Contact CHI through our host family inquiry form, through a Coordinator or through an Administrator to express interest in hosting a student.
Fill out a short online application and complete the vetting process.