International Student Exchange maintains a strong presence in Minnesota through our North Central Regional Office. Over the past ten years, our Minnesota regional staff has enriched the lives of over 660 exchange students and countless American kids and families in communities across the state. Our students have attended more than 210 different public high schools in Minnesota.

Opportunities to get involved throughout the state are available today!

Host an Exchange Student in Minnesota

Join our network of over 470 host families in Minnesota and make a difference in a teenager's life today. When you host an exchange student, you will:

  • Gain a new family member
  • Experience a new culture
  • Create lifelong friendships
  • Make a positive impact
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Work with Exchange Students in Minnesota

Become an Area Representative in Minnesota and join over 60 individuals who have made it their mission to bring student exchange to their communities. Our Area Representatives:

  • Work with local high schools to secure placements for exchange students
  • Recruit local families to host exchange students for 5, 10, or 12-month programs
  • Provide supervision and guidance for exchange students throughout their stay
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Welcome International Exchange Students To Your High School

There are many benefits of having foreign exchange students in your local high school. They help students and faculty learn new cultures, values and languages.

Here are some of the schools that our students have attended in Minnesota:

Are you interested in having foreign exchange students in your local high school? Click the link below!

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