Host a Foreign Exchange Student in Kansas
“I have hosted a foreign exchange student in the past and it was a great adventure. My daughter is now in the 6th grade and I think the experience for her would be very gratifying.” Nancy S. – CA
Exchange students from all over the world will arrive in Kansas!
Have a question on being a host family? Get the answers you need here:
In 2014 there were 106,712 exchange students attending high school in the U.S. and 1,099 lived with Kansas host families!
Kansas 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, Krygystan and others.
Agents scour the world in 75 countries to find the best students to study abroad.
International Students –
- Have their own spending money for the Schlitterbahn Water Park, Cosmosphere, Salt Museum, Zoos, etc.
- Are totally insured with their own medical insurance 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 testing prior to leaving their country.
- Maintain good grades in their home high school.
Domestic reps only recruit the best families for the students.
Kansas Host Families –
- Come in all varieties, styles and types.
- Are interested in world affairs.
- Are receptive and loving.
- Are proud to share the American culture with others.
- Are looking to learn more about other cultures and peoples.
- Want to help promote peace through cultural exchange.
Looking for more to do with your International Student and family? Check out some of these great activities in your State!
Any reliable Kansas resident may apply to be a family. Host families 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 Kansas.
Over 100,000 exchange students come to the U.S. each year. Dozens of those students stay with Kansas Host Families. Let us help you find an exchange student to host who will be a perfect fit for your Kansas family.