Host a Foreign Exchange Student in Boise, ID

 “I loved it the last time, and would really like to experience it again.” Sarah S. – MI


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

Broaden your family and its experience by hosting a foreign exchange student

With over 100,000 exchange students arriving every year in the U.S., Boise 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, France, Spain, Italy, Krygystan, Mongolia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Ukraine and others.

International agents cross the globe in 75 countries to bring the brightest students here to study abroad.

Boise Students –

  • Have their own money for Activities, Movies, etc or for buying any incidentals they may want or need.
  • Are completely insured medically through the program during their time in Idaho.
  • Have an English proficiency rate of at least 70%.
  • Are high school students between the ages of 15-18.
  • Receive a full medical exam before leaving their country.
  • Maintain good grades at home.

Domestic representatives recruit the best families for our students.

Boise Families –

  • Come in all types.
  • Are extremely interested in global affairs.
  • Are open-minded, receptive and loving.
  • Are proud to share their local American culture with others.
  • Have a desire to learn more about other peoples.
  • Want to help promote peace through cultural exchange.

Any mature Boise resident can apply to be a 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.

Host families are encouraged to include their exchange students in family activities, outings, and events. For great deals on interesting experiences for the whole family, visit Groupon Boise.

Over 100,000 exchange students come to the U.S. each year. Hundreds of those students stay with Boise area families. Let us help you find an exchange student to host who will be a perfect fit for your Boise family.

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