Host a Foreign Exchange Student in Appleton, WI

“We’ve done it before, and think it would be a good experience for our 7 yr. old grandson.” Rhonda B. – OH

Exchange students from all over the world will arrive in Appleton!

Appleton host families 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.

Our agents travel the globe in 75 countries to bring the best and brightest exchange students here to the USA to study abroad.

International Exchange Students –

  • Have their own spending money for trips to Pierce Park, Time Warner Cable Field, Miscellaneous Museums and any other items they wish to purchase.
  • Are fully insured medically through the program.
  • Have an English skill level of at least 70%.
  • Are high school students ages of 15-18.
  • Receive a medical exam prior to leaving their country.
  • Maintain good grades in their home school.

Local reps look for the best families for our exchange students.

Appleton Host Families –

  • Come in all varieties and styles.
  • Are interested in global, worldwide affairs.
  • Are open-minded and receptive.
  • Are proud to share their culture.
  • Have a desire to learn about other cultures.
  • Would like to help promote peace through cultural exchange.

Any capable Appleton resident may apply to be a volunteer 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 exchange students come to the U.S. each year. Dozens of those students stay with Appleton Host Families. Let us help you find an exchange student to host who will be a perfect fit for your Appleton family.

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If you know someone in Appleton who might be interested in hosting an exchange student, please ask them to visit Appleton Host Families

If you are interested in becoming a host family, click here to get more information.
If you are interested in becoming a student, click here to get more information.