Bring the world home

Host an exchange student with EF

Our host families represent the diversity of American culture, but they all share one thing: their lives have been changed by welcoming exchange students into their homes.

Please fill out this form and someone from our organization will be in touch within one business day to speak with you about hosting.


As a host family you will:

• bring another culture into your home
• open your own children's eyes to the wider world
• feel a sense of pride in sharing your traditions
• form a lasting relationship with someone from across the globe


Your student will be:

• from one of 13 countries around the world 
• motivated, enthusiastic, open, and eager
• interested in any number of hobbies and activities—from soccer to art to hiking
• excited about becoming a part of your family


Why choose EF:

• host families and students can count on 24/7 support from EF throughout the year
• EF students are exceptional and must pass a thorough application process
• our screening process goes far beyond U.S. State Department requirements