Approved Foreign Exchange Programs

No foreign exchange student is eligible with regard to residence unless the sponsoring foreign exchange student program has received approval from the IHSA Board of Directors (Section 3.034.3 of the IHSA By-laws).

The IHSA Board of Directors has determined that only those exchange programs with "full listing" status in the CSIET Advisory List may apply for approval.

The following programs have been approved through June 30, 2018. School administrators are encouraged to review this page periodically for updates to the list.

On file at the IHSA Office as of August 25, 2017


Name of Program
AFS-USA
American Cultural Exchange Service (ACES)
AIFS Foundation - Academic Year in America
Amicus International Student Exchange
Aspect Foundation
ASSE and World Heritage International Student Exchange Programs
ASSIST
AYUSA
CCI Greenheart (Center for Cultural Interchange)
Cambridge Network
Central States Rotary Youth Exchange Program
Council for Educational Travel, USA (public school program)
Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)
Cultural Homestay International (CHI)
Education, Travel & Culture, Inc.
Educational Resource Development Trust (ERDT/SHARE)
Educatius Group
EF High School Exchange Year
Forte International Exchange Association
Global Insights
International Cultural Exchange Services (ICES)
International Experience USA
International Fellowship
International Student Exchange
NorthWest Student Exchange
Organization for Cultural Exchange Among Nations (OCEAN)
STS Foundation
World Link
Youth For Understanding USA (YFU USA)