Host a Foreign Student in Cleveland, Ohio

“We hosted a student before and our son is very excited about the possibility of having another student live with us. Patti L. – TX…”

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

If you think education is the most important thing, here is your chance to back that up. Host an exchange student

With over 100,000 exchange students arriving each year in the U.S., Cleveland 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 South Korea, Columbia, Thailand, Belgium, Mexico, Ecuador, France, Spain, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Slovakia and others.

Our global reps scour the world in 75 countries to find the best and brightest exchange students to study abroad.

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Cleveland Exchange Students –

  • have their own money to spend at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Zoos, parks, etc.
  • are completely covered by medical insurance while here through the program.
  • have an English proficiency rate of at least 70-75%.
  • are high school students ages 15-18.
  • receive a comprehensive medical test prior to leaving their country.
  • maintain good grades in their home country high school.

Local representatives recruit the finest Cleveland families for our students.

Cleveland Host Families –

  • come in all styles.
  • have an interest in global affairs.
  • are open-minded, receptive and loving to other cultures.
  • are proud to share American culture with foreign peoples.
  • have a desire to learn more about other cultures and peoples.
  • are looking to help promote peace through cultural exchange.

Any able Cleveland resident may 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.

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 Cleveland.

Over 100,000 high school and college aged exchange students come to the U.S. each year. Dozens of those students stay with Cleveland area families. Let us help you find a student who will be a perfect fit for your 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.