Host a Foreign Student in Tampa

“We had a foreign exchange student since last August and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience.” Emma M. – CA

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

Becoming a host family is a VERY simple process. The feelings it creates for you and your students is what makes it so powerful.

With over 100,000 exchange students arriving every year in the U.S., Tampa 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, Thailand, Belgium, Mexico, Ecuador, France, Spain, Italy, Krygystan, Mongolia, Slovakia, Czech Republic and others.

International reps scour the globe in 75 countries to find the best and brightest exchange students.

host families- studentsTampa Exchange Students –

  • Come with their own spending money for Busch Gardens, Florida Aquarium, Adventure Island and for other
  • Items they may want or need.
  • Are insured medically via the program.
  • Speak English at a proficiency rate of at least 70%.
  • Are between the ages of 15-18.
  • Receive a comprehensive medical exam prior to leaving their home.
  • Keep up good grades in their home high school.

Local agents recruit the best host families for our exchange students.

Tampa Host Families –

  • Come in all varieties, styles and types.
  • Are interested in global and worldwide affairs.
  • Are open-minded, attentive, receptive and loving.
  • Want to share their culture with others.
  • Want to learn more about other cultures and peoples.
  • Have a desire to help promote peace through cultural exchange.

Any reliable Tampa resident may 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 Tampa.

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

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