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, 2024. School administrators are encouraged to review this page periodically for updates to the list.
On file at the IHSA Office as of August 28, 2023
Name of Program
AnB Education Program
AIFS Foundation/Academic Year in America
American Cultural Exchange Service
ASSE and World Heritage International
Central States Rotary Youth Exchange Program, Inc.
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
Education Travel & Culture, INC.
EF High School Exchange Year
Exchange Service International
Foreign Links Around the Globe (FLAG)
Forte International Exchange Association
German American Partnership Program, Inc.
International Cultural Exchange Service (ICES)
International Experience USA (IE)
International Student Exchange (ISE)
Nacel Open Door
NW Services, Inc.
Organization for Cultural Exchange Among Nations (OCEAN)
PAX—Program of Academic Exchange and The Laurasian Institution
Private & Public School F-1 Exchange (PSE)
World Link, Inc.
Youth for Understanding USA (YFU USA)