Host a Foreign Student in Knoxville, TN
“We enjoyed the experience before and we want to do it again. Catherine P.” – TX
Exchange students from all over the world will arrive in Knoxville!
Become a host family to a foreign exchange student, you know the need!
Knoxville 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, Columbia, Thailand, Belgium, Mexico, Ecuador, France, Spain, Italy, Krygystan, Mongolia, Slovakia and others.
Our international agents cover the world in 75+ countries to bring the best foreign students here to study.
International Exchange Students –
- Have their own money for Activities, Movies, etc or for buying any incidentals they may want or need.
- Are fully insured medically through the program.
- Have an English skill level of at least 70%.
- Are high school students ages of 15-18.
- Receive a medical exam prior to leaving their country.
- Maintain good grades in their home school.
Local reps look for the best families for our exchange students.
Knoxville Host Families –
- Come in all varieties and styles.
- Are interested in global, worldwide affairs.
- Are open-minded and receptive.
- Are proud to share their culture.
- Have a desire to learn about other cultures.
- Would like to help promote peace through cultural exchange.
Any able Knoxville 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 Knoxville.
Over 100,000 students come to the U.S. each year. Dozens of those students stay with Knoxville area families. Let us help you find an exchange student to host who will be a perfect fit for your Knoxville family.