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, 2021. School administrators are encouraged to review this page periodically for updates to the list.

On file at the IHSA Office as of September 22, 2020


Name of Program

American Councils for International Education
Aspect Foundation
Ayusa International
Children of All Nations
Council for Educational Travel, USA (CETUSA)
Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)
Cultural Academic Student Exchange (CASE)
Cultural Homestay International
DMD Private High School Program
Educatius Inc.
EF High School Exchange Year
Forte International Exchange Association
Foreign Links Around the Globe (FLAG)
International Cultural Exchange Service (ICES)
International Experience USA (IE)
International Student Exchange (ISE)
Organization for Cultural Exchange Among Nations (OCEAN)
PAX—Program of Academic Exchange and The Laurasian Institution
Private & Public School F-1 Exchange (PSE)
STS Foundation
Youth for Understanding USA (YFU USA)