Host a Foreign Student in Reno, NV

 “We’ve hosted summer exchange students and would like each of our children to host a high school student in their 11th grade of school.”  Diane P. – VA

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

You can host a dream to reality by becoming a sponsor family for a student

In 2014, there were 106,712 exchange students studying in the US and living with host families, 539 lived with families in Nevada.

Reno 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, France, Spain, Italy, Krygystan, Mongolia, Slovakia and others.

Our international reps cross the globe in 55 countries to bring the best and brightest exchange students here to study abroad.

International Exchange Students –

  • Come with the their own spending money for the National Automobile Museum, Virginia Lake Park and any incidentals they may require.
  • Are completely insured medically throughout the program.
  • Have an English skill level of at least 70%.
  • Are high school students between the ages of 15-18.
  • Receive a thorough medical test before leaving their country.
  • Maintain good grades in their home school.

Local reps look for the best families for our exchange students.

Reno 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 capable Reno resident is welcome to 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 Reno.

Over 100,000 exchange students come to the U.S. each year. Dozens of them stay with Reno area hosts. Let us help you find an exchange student to host who will be a perfect fit for your Reno family.

If you are interested in becoming a host family, click here to get more information.
If you are interested in becoming a student, click here to get more information.