List of Exchange Programs (2023)

30/30 Program (U.S.-China)

Sports Envoys

Cultural Exchanges (Theater)


Drug Enforcement and Prevention Program for Siberian Youth (DESPY)

Dialogue in Understanding Through Youth (DUTY) Program

DanceMotion USA

Cyprus-America Scholarship Program (CASP)

Curriculum Development Exchange Program (CDEP)

Curriculum Consultant Exchange Program

Culture Connect

Cultural Property Heritage Protection

Cultural Exchanges (Visual Arts)

Cultural Exchanges (Other)

Education Seminars

Cultural Exchanges (Music)

Cultural Exchanges (Film)

Cultural Exchanges (Dance)

Cultural Envoy Program

Cultural Ambassadors

Critical Language Scholarships (CLS)

Creative Arts Grant

Contemporary Issues Fellowship Program

Connect Camps

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX)

Congress-Bundestag Staff Exchange

East-West Center

Educational Exchange with Soviet Union

Community College Initiative Program

English Language Certificate Program for Brazil

Equal Opportunities: Teaching English to Blind and Visually Impaired Students

Entrepreneurship, Presidential Summit on

English Teaching Specialists

English Language Specialists/Speakers

English Language Fellows

English as a Foreign Language Institute

Educational Partnerships Programs

English Access Microscholarship Program (Access)

Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas' Fellows (ECPA)

Emerging Leaders Program

Embassy Budapest Fellowship Program

ELT Materials Development Summer Institute

Elementary Level Teachers Training Program (ELT)

Eisenhower Fellowships Program

EducationUSA Opportunity

EducationUSA Leadership Institutes

EducationUSA Academy

Educational Seminars

Community Solutions Program

Community College Faculty and Administrator (CCFA) Program

A-SMYLE (American Serbia & Montenegro Youth Leadership Exchange)

American Bulgarian Library Exchange (ABLE)

Azores and Cape Verde School Partnerships Program

Atlas Corps

Atlantic Corridor

Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies

ASEAN Youth Volunteer Program (AYVP)

Armenian Middle School Level Teachers Training Program (MLT)

American Youth Leadership Program (AYLP)

American Music Abroad

American Film Showcase

American Cultural Specialist (ACULSPEC) Program

American Arts Incubator

Benjamin Franklin Summer Institute

American Artists Abroad

AMBIT (American Management and Business Internship Training Program)

Ambassador's Fund for Cultural Preservation

AIESEC Business Internships

African Women's Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP)

Afghanistan Teacher Education Project

Afghan University Students Exchange Program (AUSEP)

Advance through Vocational English

Active Citizen Summit

Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE)

Abraham Lincoln Program

Baltic-American Freedom Foundation (BAFF) Program

Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Initiative

Communities Connecting Heritage

Center Stage

College Horizons Outreach Program

Cochran Fellowship Program (CFP)

Civil Society (Citizen Exchanges)

Civic Education

Citizen Exchanges

CIPUSA (Council of International Programs USA)

CIP (Council of International Programs)

Chris Stevens Youth Network Leadership Exchange

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China Korea Inter-Parliamentary Exchanges

Chilean English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Student Teacher Program

Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies

Bomba y Plena en America Latina

Center for Excellence in Education - Research Summer Institute

Canadian Parliamentary Internship Programme (CPIP)

Business for Russia

Burma Refugee Scholarship Program

Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Programs

BRIDGE (Building Respect through Internet Dialogue and Global Education)

Brcko (Bosnia-Herzegovina) Academic Semester Program

Brazil English Immersion

Bosnia-USA Business Exchange

Bosnia and Herzegovina Undergraduate Development Program

Borlaug Fellowship Program

Eurasian Undergraduate Exchange Program


Exchange of Language and Culture Specialists with USSR

Exchange of Teachers with NIS Countries

Faculty Development Program

Faculty Exchange Program (FEP)

Faith and Community (Citizen Exchanges)

Farmer Youth Program (4-H Foundation)

Festival Fund: Fund for U.S. Artists at International Festivals and Exhibitions

Foreign Press Center Reporting Tours

FORTUNE/State Dept. Global Women's Mentoring Partnership

Free Enterprise Leadership Challenge (FELC)

Free Enterprise Leadership Challenge (FELC) -- Pilot Program

Fulbright Administrators Exchange Program

Fulbright CAMPUS Program

Fulbright Conflict Resolution Program

Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching

Fulbright Economics Teaching Program (FETP)

Fulbright English Teaching Assistant

Fulbright Faculty Development Program (LASPAU)

Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program

Fulbright International Education Administrators Program

Fulbright International Science and Technology Program

Fulbright Islamic Civilization Program

Fulbright Junior Faculty Development Program

Fulbright Junior Staff Development Program

Fulbright New Century Scholars Program

Fulbright NEXUS Program

Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program

Fulbright Seminar Programs

Fulbright South America Today Seminar Program

Fulbright Specialists Program

Fulbright Student Program

Fulbright Study of the U.S.

Fulbright Teacher Exchange

Fulbright Trans-Sahara Undergraduate Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program

Fulbright Visiting Specialists: Direct Access to the Muslim World

Fulbright-American Political Science Association Congressional Fellowship

Fulbright-Clinton Fellowship

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Program

Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Program

Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program

Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program

Fulbright-Kennan Research Scholars

Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship

Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship

Fulbright-OAS Ecology Program (2001-2007)

Fusion Arts Exchange

Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) Program

Georgetown Leadership Seminar

Georgian Institute of Public Administration

German-American Partnership Program (GAPP)

Gilman, Benjamin A. International Scholarship Program

Global Business Institute - MENA

Global Connections and Exchange

Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES)

Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST)

Global UGRAD in Pakistan

Global Undergraduate (UGRAD) Exchange Program

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women - State Department Entrepreneurship Program for Women in the Middle East and Northern Africa

Health (Citizen Exchanges)

Helms Center Foundation Seminars

High School Academic Partnership Exchange (HSAPE)

Hubert Humphrey Fellowship Program

Hungarian American Enterprise Scholarship Fund (HAESF)

Individual Grant Programs

Indo-American Environmental Leadership Program (IAELP)

Indonesia English Language Study Program (IELSP)

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Indonesia Youth Leadership Program

Institute of the Americas Seminar

Integration of Minority Communities

Intensive Summer Language Institutes (ISLI) for Teachers

Intercultural Public Private Fellows Program

International Choreographer's Residency (ICR)

International Choreographers Commissioning Program (ICCP)

International High School Debate Program

International Leaders in Education Program (ILEP)

International Partnerships Among Museums (IPAM)

International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP)

International Writing Program (IWP)

Internet Access and Training Program (IATP)

Iraq Administrator and Teacher Training Program

Iraq Science Fellowship Program (ISFP)

Iraqi IT Intern Exchange Program

Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program for High School Students

Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program for Undergraduate Students

Israeli-Arab Scholarship Program

J-1 Visa: Au Pair

J-1 Visa: Camp Counselor

J-1 Visa: Intern Program

J-1 Visa: Physician

J-1 Visa: Professor

J-1 Visa: Research Scholar

J-1 Visa: Secondary School

J-1 Visa: Short-Term Scholar

J-1 Visa: Specialist

J-1 Visa: Summer Work Travel

J-1 Visa: Teacher

J-1 Visa: Trainee Program

J-1 Visa: University Students

Japanese National Personnel Authority Fellowship

Jazz Ambassadors

Journalism and Media (Citizen Exchanges)

Journalism: Network on Tolerance in Journalism Program

Jóvenes en Acción

Junior Faculty Development Program

Kennedy Center-ECA Cultural Visitors/Fellows

Law/Judicial Reform (Citizen Exchanges)

Legal Education and Development (LEAD)

Legislative Education and Practice (LEAP)

Library Fellows Program

Luxembourg Summer Scholarship Program (LSSP)

Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Mid America Arts Alliance, International Fellowship Program

Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI)

Mission Spain Exchange Programs

Mitchell, George J. Scholarship Program

MLK (Martin Luther King) Fellows

Multinational Exchange for Sustainable Agriculture (MESA)

Museums and Communities Collaboration Abroad (MCCA)

Museums Connect (formerly MCCA)

Museums, Libraries and other Civic Spaces (Citizen Exchanges)

Muskie, Edmund S. Graduate Fellowship Program

Muskie, Edmund S. Ph.D. Fellowship Program

National Security Language Initiative (NSLI)

National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y)

National Youth Science Camp


Near East and South Asia Undergraduate (NESA UGRAD) Exchange Program

NESA Center Seminar, National Defense University

New Story Leadership Program

Next Level

NeXXT Scholars Program

Ngawang Choephel Exchange Programs

NISTEP: NIS-US Teacher Exchange Program

NSEP Boren Fellows

NSEP Boren Scholars

NSEP Flagship Fellows


Open World Program

Overseas Research Centers

PAL (EducationUSA Advisers)

Partners in Education (PIE)

Partnership Development Program

Partnerships for Learning Undergraduate Studies Program (PLUS)

Peace Corps

Post-Funded Program

President's Forum with Young African Leaders

Presidential Management Training Initiative (PMTI)

Productivity Enhancement Program (PEP)

Professional Development Year (PDY)

Professional Exchanges

Professional Exchanges (Thematic) - Business Development

Professional Exchanges (Thematic) - Environmental Awareness

(Video) Student Exchange Programme

Professional Exchanges (Thematic) - Governance and Democracy

Professional Exchanges (Thematic) - Health

Professional Exchanges (TPPs) - American Center for International Labor Solidarity

Professional Exchanges (TPPs) - American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL)

Professional Exchanges (TPPs) - Partners of the Americas

Professional Exchanges (TPPs) - Sister Cities International

Professional Exchanges - American Fellows Program

Professional Exchanges - Eunice Kennedy Shriver (EKS) Fellowship

Professional Exchanges - Institute for Representative Government

Professional Exchanges - Irish Institute at Boston College

Professional Exchanges - Mike Mansfield Fellowship Program

Professional Exchanges - National Youth Science Camp of the Americas

Professional Exchanges - Pakistani Educational Leadership Institute

Professional Exchanges - U.S. Congress - Korean National Assembly Youth Exchange Program

Professional Fellows

Professional Fellows: Empower Program

Programs funded by the U.S. Embassy in Kabul

Quito Youth Conference

REAP: Russian and Eurasian Awards Program

Reciprocal Exchange Component of the Mandela Washington Fellowship

Regional Scholars Exchange Program (RSEP)

Research and Academic Writing in Russia

Rhythm Road - American Music Abroad

Ron Brown Fellowship Program

RTAP: Russian Teaching Assistants Program

Russia-U.S. Young Leaders for Public Service Program

RUSTEP: Russian-US Teacher Exchange Program

SABIT (Special American Business Internship Training)

Salzburg Seminar

Saudi Arabia Youth Ambassadors Project

Saudi Young Leaders Program (SYLEP)

School Collaboration Project

School Connectivity Project

SEAS - Symposium on East Asian Security

Secondary School Excellence Program

Secondary School Partnerships

Seeds of Peace

Shaping the Way We Teach English Webinar Courses

SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) Africa Entrepreneurship Program

SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) Business Internships

SNEAS - Symposium for Northeast Asian Studies

Sofia Media Programs

South African Math and Science Project

South Asia Student Leader Conference

South Asia Teacher Training Project (India and Pakistan)

South Asia Women's Entrepreneurship Symposium

South Pacific Academic Exchanges

Southeast Europe Youth Leadership Institute (SEEYLI)

Southeastern European Communities Against Trafficking (SECAT)

Space Camp

Sponsored Programs


STAGS (Short Term American Grant Speakers)

Stevens Virtual Exchange Initiative

Strategies for Success: Central Asia and Afghanistan Women's Economic Symposium

Study of the U.S. Institutes

Sub-Saharan English Language Study Program

Summer English Teaching Institute (SETI)

Summer Institute for European Student Leaders

Summer Institutes for EFL Administrators from Francophone and Lusophone Africa

Summer Institutes for European Student Leaders

TASP (Turkmenistan American University Central Asia Scholarship Program)

Teacher Training Program

Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP)

Teachers of Global Classrooms (TGC)

Teachers Training Teachers (3TP) program

Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Program




TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)

Texas Intensive English Program (TIEP)

The Hollings Center for International Dialogue

Thinking Outside the Borders: Library Leadership in a World Community (IMLS)

Thomas Jefferson Tunisia Community College Scholarship Program (TCCSP)

Thomas Jefferson Tunisia Undergraduate Scholarship Program (Tunisia UGRAD)

Thousand Thousand (Presidents' Univ. Student Exchange Program)

Tibetan Scholarship Program (TSP)

Tidewater North Africa Cultural Exchange Program (TiNA)


Tomodachi Initiative

Transatlantic Diplomatic Fellowship (TDF)

Turkish Student Teacher Internship Project

TV Co-op (Television Cooperatives)

U.S. - South Pacific Scholarship Program (USSP)


U.S. Administrator Exchange Program

U.S. China Youth Exchange Initiative

U.S. Embassy Programs

U.S. Forest Service Exchange

U.S. Speaker and Specialist Program

U.S. Summer Institute for Pakistani Undergraduate Students

U.S. Summer Sisters Program

U.S.-French Teachers-in-Training Program

U.S.-Russia Experts Forum

U.S.-Russian Secondary School Exchange Program

Undergraduate Intensive English Language Study Program

United States-Timor-Leste (USTL) Scholarship Program

US-NIS Summer Language Teacher Exchange Program (ACTR)

US-Russ-Ukr Summer Language Teacher Exchange Program

US-Russia Volunteer Initiative

USAID - Advanced Training for Leadership and Skills Project (ATLAS)

USAID - African Graduate Fellowship (AFGRAD) Program

USAID - Andean Peace Scholarship Program

USAID - Basic Education (Long-term)

USAID - Basic Education (Short-term)

USAID - Best Practices in Educators' Professional Development

USAID - Caribbean Basin Initiative

USAID - Central American Peace Scholarship (CAPS)

USAID - Clinton Scholarship Program

USAID - Collaborative Research Support Program (CRSP)

USAID - Community Connections

USAID - Cooperative Association of States for Scholarships (CASS)

USAID - Democracy and Governance (Long-term)

USAID - Democracy and Governance (Short-term)

USAID - Economic Growth (Long-term)

USAID - Economic Growth (Short-term)

USAID - Environment / Energy (Long-term)

USAID - Environment / Energy (Short-term)

USAID - Feed the Future

USAID - Food Security / Agriculture (Long-term)

USAID - Food Security / Agriculture (Short-term)

USAID - FORECAST (Focus on Results: Enhancing Capacity across Sectors in Transition Countries)

USAID - FORECAST II (Expand Your Horizons)

USAID - Fulbright

USAID - Global Health (Long-term)

USAID - Global Health (Short-term)

USAID - Higher Education (Long-term)

USAID - Higher Education (Short-term)

USAID - HIV / AIDS (Long-term)

USAID - HIV / AIDS (Short-term)

USAID - Humanitarian Assistance (Long-term)

USAID - Humanitarian Assistance (Short-term)

USAID - Latin American Scholarship Program of American Universities


USAID - Presidential Scholarship Program (PSP)

USAID - Scholarships for Education and Economic Development (SEED)

USAID - Science and Technology Transfer / IT program

USAID - Technology Transfer Program

USAID - Training Future Leaders (TFL) Program

USAID - Women's Leadership Training in Economics (WLTIE)

USAID Exchanges

USBT (EducationUSA Advisers)

USDA Scientific Exchanges

Vienna Initiative for Central Asia (VICA)

Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF) Programs

Washington-Ireland Program

WEAmericas Accelerator

WEST (Work, English, Study & Travel) Exchange Program

Windows on America

WiSci Girls STEAM Camp

Workforce Development Program

YaLa-MENA Leaders for Change

YALI Regional Leadership Center (RLC)

Year of Exchange in America for Russians (YEAR)

YES (Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study) Program

Young African Leaders Initiative

Young Leaders Dialogue with America

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI)

Young Pacific Leaders Initiative (YPLI)

Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI)

Young Turkey/Young America

Youth Ambassadors Program

Youth Culture Orientation (YCO)

Youth Democracy Conference

Youth Exchange Opportunity

Youth Exchange Programs

Youth Leadership Program

Youth Solidarity and English Language Program (YSEL)

YSEALI Academic Fellows


YSEALI Professional Fellows

YSEALI Regional Workshop

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How do you get selected for the exchange program? ›

All You Need to Know About Joining a Student Exchange Program
  1. Talk to the school counselor. ...
  2. Improve your academic performance. ...
  3. Perfect the local language. ...
  4. Prepare yourself for the interview.

Is it hard to get into an exchange program? ›

Generally applying for foreign exchange programs are not difficult. Most student exchange programs require basic information like name, sex, desired country, age, address, phone number, email, and nearest international airport. There may also be a deadline for your submission.

What GPA do you need for exchange? ›

Have achieved a GPA of at least 4.5 in the semester of application. Gain school and faculty approval in the form of a study plan to obtain full credit transfer from your exchange studies towards your UQ degree.

Is it hard to be an exchange student? ›

It is not easy to be an exchange student. In fact, if anything, it can be an overwhelming experience. Some students even go so far as to say that they started feeling why they are doing it in the first place. But once it is over, you will want to go back!

What makes a good exchange student? ›

The qualities could be communication skills, knowledge of their own culture or self, and coping skills. Communication skills while in another country with people who speak a different language is high priority.

Do exchange students get paid? ›

For students who come on an F-1 Visa program, yes families do receive a monthly stipend for hosting an exchange student. The stipend varies based on the location of the family and the program.

What is the best age to be an exchange student? ›

There is no specific best age to study abroad. There are programs for all ages. You can study abroad on high school exchange or language schools abroad while you are in your teens and you can study abroad at colleges and universities after you have graduated from high school.

How long do exchange students usually stay? ›

An exchange student typically stays in the host country for a period of 6 to 12 months; however, exchange students may opt to stay for one semester at a time. International students or those on study abroad programs may stay in the host country for several years. Some exchange programs also offer academic credit.

Is being an exchange student worth it? ›

Student exchange is a valuable opportunity for many high school students to venture out in the world on their own and experience life first hand. It is also presents a great learning to the students who get to meet people from different cultures, stay in their midst, and practice their rituals.

What is the lowest GPA you can accept? ›

First-year applicants must rank in the upper half of their graduating class AND have a minimum GPA of 2.0. First-year applicants must have a minimum B average. First-year applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Will colleges accept a 2.7 GPA? ›

For seniors, students with a 2.7 GPA can apply to many colleges and are eligible for acceptance—but it isn't considered a competitive grade point average.

What university will accept a 2.5 GPA? ›

What colleges can I get into with a 2.5 GPA? Bowie State University, Fisher College, and Miles College accept students with an average GPA of 2.5. There are plenty of other institutions to consider, so take a look at the full list!

Do exchange students stay forever? ›

While these visas will allow you to remain in the United States, they will not allow you to stay permanently. If you wish to stay in the U.S. longer, obtaining a Green Card may be necessary.

What is the best country to be an exchange student in? ›

1. Italy. With its amazing food, sexy language, beautiful art, and dynamic history, Italy is the most sought-after destination for aspiring study abroad students. Study abroad programs in Italy have a unique blend of Italian cultural studies and courses in a variety of majors from business to fine arts.

How do you survive student exchange? ›

9 Tips to Help You Survive a Student Exchange Programme
  1. Ensure your paperwork is correct. … ...
  2. Find the right kind of accommodation. ...
  3. Pack properly (and sensibly) ...
  4. Budget carefully and save religiously. ...
  5. Don't forget to actually study. ...
  6. Travel whenever you can. ...
  7. Adapt to your host country. ...
  8. Make the most out of your experience.
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Where do most exchange students come from? ›

Destinations of foreign students
RankDestination countryTop sending countries
1United StatesChina, India, South Korea
2United KingdomChina, United States, India
3ChinaSouth Korea, Thailand, Pakistan
8 more rows

What are the major problems exchange students have? ›

International students can experience challenges in a number of areas, including language barriers, academics, social and cultural differences, discrimination, financial stressors, and mental health concerns. These are not easy problems to overcome, and there is so much we all can do to help.

Why do you want your child to be an exchange student? ›

Opportunity to travel

The basic reason for a student exchange program is to educate children in a better and improved way. But this type of study program also brings in a great chance for the children to travel to a completely new place, meet new people with a different religion, nationality, and customs.

Do exchange students have parents? ›

Some high school exchange students have older host parents, who may or may not be retired. Younger families (with a parent aged 25 or older) are welcome to become an AYA host family, too. Hosting an exchange student isn't a huge time commitment, and lots of host parents work full-time and host.

Are host families safe? ›

Many students report they feel much safer living with a host family, especially in more rural or off-the-beaten path locations. Host families are able to tell you which areas to avoid or go out with you to places where you might be a target on your own.

Do exchange students live with you? ›

Exchange students study at a local high school or college, integrate into the American student lifestyle, and live with a host family in their home. How long a foreign exchange student stays with a family depends on the study program they participate in.

How much do exchange students pay? ›

How much should students budget per month? Students are encouraged to budget $250-300 per month during the exchange.

Does being a foreign exchange student look good for college? ›

Do exchange programs look good on college applications? As plenty of marketing tactics show, yes. Universities themselves advertise their abroad programs and thus, find it appealing when candidates who show true promise to attend them apply. Nevertheless, so many other candidates go on these programs.

Do exchange students need a visa? ›

Exchange Visitors cannot travel on the Visa Waiver Program or with Visitor Visas - An exchange visitor visa (J) is required to participate in an exchange visitor program in the United States.

Do host families get paid? ›

But generally speaking, host families can expect to make anywhere from $30-$60/day, sometimes more, sometimes less. StudentRoomStay Concierge typically compensates our short-term families in this range. Long-term students stay with you for an entire academic semester or year (usually a year) - about 10 months.

Can you be a foreign exchange student twice? ›

Ah, the old question of, “Can you study abroad more than once?” The short and sweet answer? YES. Studying abroad more than once is not only attainable, it's super beneficial.

Do foreign exchange students need their own room? ›

Students do not need to have their own bedroom and may share a bedroom with one host sibling of the same gender and similar age. A quiet place to study. Some transportation. Guidance and support.

What are the disadvantages of being an exchange student? ›

The Disadvantages of Study Abroad
  • Language Barriers and Culture Shock.
  • You're On Your Own.
  • Studying Abroad Is Expensive.
  • Your Credits May Not Transfer.
  • Your Home Country Health Insurance May Not Cover You Abroad.
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Do exchange students grades matter? ›

Grad schools look at all of your transcripts from secondary educational institutions including those you study at while abroad. So, although your grades don't necessarily count at your undergraduate school, they may when you apply to grad school and can be taken into consideration when accepting you.

What are the disadvantages of going abroad? ›

Studying abroad can be a costly affair, especially with the university fee and the cost of living, you will find yourself living on a stringent budget. The cost of living abroad can be very high when compared to your homeland and this would clearly affect your lifestyle.

What is Harvard lowest GPA? ›

You should also have a 4.18 GPA or higher. If your GPA is lower than this, you need to compensate with a higher SAT/ACT score. For a school as selective as Harvard, you'll also need to impress them with the rest of your application. We'll cover those details next.

What GPA does Harvard except? ›

In truth, you need close to a 4.0 unweighted GPA to get into Harvard. That means nearly straight As in every class.

Is a 1.0 GPA passing? ›

If the school does not use the grade point "4.00", it will use "INC" instead.
Grade point scale (4.00–1.00)
Numerical Grade PointEquivalent PercentageDescription
1.3–1.777–80%Below Average
5 more rows

Is a 2.77 GPA good? ›

A 2.7 GPA, or Grade Point Average, is equivalent to a B- letter grade on a 4.0 GPA scale. This means is equivalent to a 80-82%. The national average GPA is 3.0 which means a 2.7 is below average, but is getting close.

What GPA is a 95? ›

A 4.0 GPA, or Grade Point Average, is equivalent to an A letter grade on a 4.0 GPA scale. This means it is equivalent to 93-95%. The national average GPA is 3.0 which means a 4.0 is far above average. At many schools, a 4.0 is the absolute highest GPA you can earn.

Is a 1.8 GPA passing? ›

The answer is No. The national average for a GPA is around 3.0 and a 1.8 GPA puts you below that average. A 1.8 GPA means that you've gotten only C-s and D+s in your high school classes so far. Since this GPA is significantly below a 2.0, it will make things very difficult for you in the college application process.

What is the lowest GPA to get into college? ›

Unofficially, 2.0 is the lowest GPA accepted into a standard college, so while there's a chance that college admission is possible, it's not likely at more than a few institutions.

Is a 1.4 GPA good? ›

A 1.4 GPA, or Grade Point Average, is equivalent to a D+ letter grade on a 4.0 GPA scale. This is equivalent to a grade of approximately 69%. The national average GPA is 3.0 which means a 1.4 GPA is well below average and will not look good on a report card.

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How do you get selected for youth exchange program? ›

The selection of cadets will be based on the relative overall performance of the nominated cadets based on written test, interview by a board of officers chaired by Addl DG NCC (A) and followed by DG's interview. 2.

Why you believe you should be selected for the school exchange? ›

You'll make new friends from around the world

One of the main benefits of taking part in a student exchange programme is all of the great friends you'll make while you're there. During your studies, you'll meet a wide range of people from many different backgrounds – some of whom might become lifelong friends.

Do exchange programs look good on college applications? ›

Do exchange programs look good on college applications? As plenty of marketing tactics show, yes. Universities themselves advertise their abroad programs and thus, find it appealing when candidates who show true promise to attend them apply. Nevertheless, so many other candidates go on these programs.

How do you become an exchange student in the US? ›

If you want to be an exchange student, you need to contact a sponsor organization in the United States. Sponsors are companies that have been approved by the U.S. government to find a school for exchange students and place them with host families.

How much do exchange students pay? ›

How much should students budget per month? Students are encouraged to budget $250-300 per month during the exchange.

Can you be 13 and an exchange student? ›

When can I go? You can join a student exchange between the age of 15 and 18. Most importantly, you should choose to take an exchange when you feel ready. No matter when you travel on a high school exchange, you will develop many new skills and attributes that will support you personally and professionally.

How long do exchange students go for? ›

A: Most students go on exchange for one semester, but you can go for a full academic year depending on the institution.

What should I say in an exchange interview? ›

Goals and Aspirations
  • What is your favorite subject to study in school?
  • What do you do in your spare time?
  • What ways would you like to get involved in our school? ...
  • When you go to a university, what would you like to study?
  • In ten years, where would you like to be living, and what would you like to be doing?

Why should we select you as a student answer? ›

Good Learner, self motivation, honest and hardworking are my strengths and when I am going to put efforts with these strengths then it would be very efficient and productive contribution for the company. I always try to take new challenges to enhance my skills and knowledge.

How do you answer why should we accept you school? ›

Don't talk about how amazing you are. Instead, talk about how are you going to make the other students amazing. Lean on who you are, your experiences, your skills, and your talents.

Does Harvard accept exchange students? ›

We welcome applications from all over the world. Our admissions and financial aid processes are the same for all applicants - regardless of nationality or citizenship.

Do exchange students grades matter? ›

Grad schools look at all of your transcripts from secondary educational institutions including those you study at while abroad. So, although your grades don't necessarily count at your undergraduate school, they may when you apply to grad school and can be taken into consideration when accepting you.

What is the best age to be an exchange student? ›

There is no specific best age to study abroad. There are programs for all ages. You can study abroad on high school exchange or language schools abroad while you are in your teens and you can study abroad at colleges and universities after you have graduated from high school.

Which student exchange program is best? ›

5 Top Student Exchange Programs In The World You Should Know...
  • Erasmus Student Mobility Program. ...
  • IIASA Young Scientists Summer Program. ...
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University Scholarship. ...
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Is being an exchange student worth it? ›

Student exchange is a valuable opportunity for many high school students to venture out in the world on their own and experience life first hand. It is also presents a great learning to the students who get to meet people from different cultures, stay in their midst, and practice their rituals.


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