Host a Foreign Student in Brooklyn, NY

“I have hosted in the past and am thrilled to be getting back into hosting at this time!” Megan T. – NY.


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

In 2014, there were 106,712 exchange students who studied at US high schools, New York families hosted the 2nd most number of students with 7,950 students total!

Brooklyn 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 Brazil, South Korea, Columbia, Thailand, Belgium, Mexico, Ecuador, France, Spain, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Slovakia and others.

In 2014, the majority of exchange students who studied in Brooklyn came from:

  1. China
  2. South Korea
  3. Japan
  4. Vietnam
  5. Canada

International agents cross the globe in 75+ countries looking for the best and brightest exchange students to study abroad.

girls in front of flag New YorkBrooklyn Exchange Students –

  • Have their own spending money for spending in Brooklyn while they’re here.
  • They buy their own shampoo, concert tickets, sports tickets, etc.
  • Are fully insured while they stay in the USA through the program.
  • Have an English ability level of at least 70%.
  • Are high school students between the ages of 15-18.
  • Receive a full medical test before leaving their home country.
  • Maintain good grades at home.

Our local representatives find the best Brooklyn host families for the students.

Brooklyn Families –

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

Any capable Brooklyn 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 exchange students come to the U.S. each year. Hundreds of those students stay with Brooklyn Host Families. Let us help you find an exchange student to host who will be a perfect fit for your Brooklyn 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.