Host an Exchange Student

Experience international culture without leaving home by hosting an NWSE foreign exchange student! The world comes to you! Host an exchange student for rewarding opportunities to share your culture, and to get to know a student from another country.
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Become an Exchange Student

NorthWest Student Exchange organizes affordable and relevant cultural exchanges for great students like you! Participate in an NWSE program, and take a major step toward realizing your international goals.
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Become an Area Coordinator

NorthWest Student Exchange seeks Area Coordinators (ACs) nationwide to join our team to place and supervise foreign exchange students in the USA. Make a positive difference in your community and in the life of an exchange student.
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Former NWSE student Olivia from Denmark created this wonderful video about her student exchange experience.

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Host an Exchange Student or Refer a Host Family!

Host an exchange student and the world comes to you! Hosting an international student is a wonderful opportunity to share your culture with a student from another country, and to experience international culture without leaving home.

For more information with no obligations, register online, email, or simply call us toll free at (877) 850-3312. We look forward to hearing from you!

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“What I like so much about America is the space – the land, the sky. It is so beautiful.”

Shunnosuke from Japan

“I truly felt like a part of the family, whenever I had a problem they helped and we got really close. I could have tons of fun and talk to…

Marius from Germany

“[My host family and I] had directly a good connection to each other. I feel now I have another family in America… We had a great relationship with a lot…

Lisa from Germany

“At first when I was thinking of the exchange, could I do it or not… I was afraid… but then I came here and it has been so, so good. I am…

Leonie from France
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Contact NWSE Today!

NorthWest Student Exchange offers a variety of international high school student exchange programs for both international and American exchange students: academic-year, reciprocal, semester, partner school, and summer student exchange programs.

Please contact us with any questions. We look forward to hearing from you!