Host a Foreign Exchange Student in Fort Wayne, IN

“We greatly enjoyed hosting a student! It was educational, enlightening, super fun, and life changing! We have made a forever friend!”


Exchange students from all over the world will arrive in Fort Wayne!

Host a foreign student just one time, and you will have the urge to do it over and over again.

There were 106,712 international students in the US in 2014, 3,597 students lived with families in Indiana!

Fort Wayne 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 South Korea, Columbia, Thailand, Belgium, Mexico, Ecuador, France, Spain, Italy, Krygystan, Mongolia, Slovakia and others.

International representatives travel the world in 75 countries to find the best students to study abroad.

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Fort Wayne Exchange Students –

  • Come with their own spending money for the Zoo, Water Park, Motor Speedway Museum, the movies, etc
  • Are medically insured worldwide through the program.
  • Have an English skill rate of at least 70% or higher.
  • Are high school students ages 15-18.
  • Receive a complete medical exam prior to leaving their country.
  • Keep up good grades in their home country high school.

Local reps find the finest Fort Wayne families for our students.

Fort Wayne Host Families –

  • Come in all styles.
  • Are interested in affairs throughout the world.
  • Are open-minded, receptive and loving.
  • Are proud to share the American culture with others.
  • Have a desire to learn more about other cultures.
  • Are looking to help promote peace through cultural exchange.

Any reliable Fort Wayne 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 Fort Wayne.

Over 100,000 high school and college aged exchange students come to the U.S. each year. Hundreds of those students stay with Fort Wayne Host Families. Let us help you find the perfect student to host who will be a perfect fit for your family.

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

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.