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Host a Foreign Student in Albany, NY
“We had a wonderful exchange student from Germany who is still part of our family network. Carol K. – PA…”
Exchange students from all over the world will arrive in Albany!
Promote education & cultural exchange here!
With over 100,000 exchange students arriving every year in the U.S., Albany host family homes are welcomed to become part of the exciting world of student exchange. Exchange students will be arriving in August from countries such as Germany, Brazil, South Korea, Columbia, Thailand, Belgium, Mexico, Ecuador and others.
International agents scour the globe in 75 countries to bring the best and brightest students here to study abroad.
Albany Students –
- have their own spending money for the Capitol Building, New York State Museum, Albany Plaza
- are insured worldwide through the program.
- are high school students between the ages of 15-18.
- receive a comprehensive medical exam prior to leaving their country.
- Speak English at a rate of at least 70%.
- maintain good grades in their home country high school.
Domestic representatives are committed to recruiting the finest families for our exchange students.
Albany Host Families –
- Naturally are interested in global affairs given their closeness to the border.
- come in all varieties.
- have a desire to learn more about other cultures.
- are proud to share their culture with others.
- are open-minded, receptive and loving.
- are looking to help promote peace through cultural exchange.
Host families are encouraged to include their exchange student in family activities and events. Interesting local experiences at great prices can be found at Groupon Albany.
Any reliable Albany resident is welcome to apply to be a host family. A host family can be a single person, single parents, grandparents. Whether you live in a house, town home, condo or apartment you can host a foreign exchange student.
Over 100,000 high school and college aged exchange students come to the U.S. each year. Dozens of those students stay with Albany Host Families. Let us help you find an exchange student to host who will be a perfect fit for your Albany family.