How to Apply to Host an Exchange Student

Hosting an exchange student is an exciting decision for your family and a rewarding experience that will create friendships the last a lifetime. Follow these simple steps to prepare your family for their new adventure!

  Learn More About Hosting

Every Ayusa exchange student comes from one of over 60 countries to live with a U.S. family and attend an American high school. If you would like to learn more about hosting or the requirements to become a host family, you can click here or complete the form to speak with an Ayusa representative!

  Start Your Host Family Application

Start your application to become a host family! An Ayusa Representative can help you complete the application, answer any questions you may have, and connect you with other host families in your community!

If you have already started your 2014-2015 host family application, please login to complete it.

  Choose Your Student

After your application is submitted, an Ayusa Representative will work with you to complete the in-home interview. Once you are an approved host family, you will be able to login and see additional information about our students, including pictures. You can work with your Ayusa Representative to find the student that is the best fit with your family and match your interests!

Questions? Let Us Know

From help with your application to what the benefits are of hosting, we’re happy to help answer any questions you may have! You can reach us at 1.888.552.9872 or email us directly and we will respond promptly.