Host a Foreign Student in Pennsylvania
“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 Pennsylvania!
Being a host family will do more for you than the exchange student. Want Proof?
In 2014, there were 106,712 high school exchange students in the U.S. and 5,532 lived with families in Pennsylvania!
Pennsylvania 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, Mongolia, Slovakia and others.
Our universal reps travel the world in over 75 countries to find the best and brightest exchange students to study abroad. In 2014, the majority of students who came to Pennsylvania were from:
- South Korea
Pennsylvania International Students –
- Have their own spending money.
- Are covered by medical insurance through the program.
- Have an English proficiency rate of at least 70%.
- Are high school students ages of 15-18.
- Receive a medical test before leaving their country.
- Maintain good grades at home.
Domestic representatives look for the finest Pennsylvania families for the students.
Pennsylvania Host Families –
- Come in all styles.
- Are interested in worldwide affairs.
- Are receptive and loving.
- Are proud to share their local culture.
- Want to learn more about other peoples.
Any able Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania.
Over 100,000 high school and college aged exchange students come to the U.S. each year. Hundreds of those students stay with Pennsylvania Host Families. Let us help you find an exchange student to host who will be a perfect fit for your Pennsylvania family.