Pricing Information

Pricing Information

  • What's Included?
  • Additional Expenses
  • Pricing By Destination
  • Payment Schedule
  • Cancelation Policy
  • Scholarships & Discounts

What's Included?

  • Roundtrip international flight to your destination
  • Travel insurance to cover accidents and illnesses
  • A carefully screened and vetted host family placement
  • 24/7 support from STS Foundation and its partners during your time abroad
  • Language support if traveling to a non-English speaking country
  • Interview, orientations, and material that will prepare you and your parents for your exchange year
  • A local representative or host family member welcoming you at the airport upon your arrival
  • Certificate of completion provided by STS Foundation at the end of your exchange year

Additional Expenses

You should plan to cover the following expenses in addition to the cost of the program:

  • Domestic flight to get to the international departure
  • Passport and visa fees
  • School lunch money (depends on destination)
  • School uniforms if required (depends on destinations)
  • Public transportation
  • Educational/recreational trips
  • Pocket money ($300 to $400/month recommended)

Pricing By Destination

Destination

Academic Year

Semester

Austria

$ 12,960

$ 11,950

Brazil

$ 14,900

$ 11,900

Denmark

$ 13,060

$ 12,660

Finland

$ 12,660

$ 11,900

France

$ 13,900

$ 11,400

Germany

$ 14,050

$ 12,640

Italy

$ 12,660

$ 11,900

Norway

$ 13,060

$ 12,660

Spain

$ 13,400

$ 11,400

Sweden

$ 13,060

$ 12,660

Switzerland

$ 14,050

$ 13,580

Thailand

$ 11,900

$ 9,400

Payment Schedule

Pre-Application Fee

$250

As soon as possible

Deposit

$1,500

April, 1

Final Payment

Remaining Balance

June, 1

Cancelation Policy

Pre-application fee of $250 is non-refundable. Final payment is due on June 1st. Cancelation before July 1st will incur a $1,000 cancelation fee plus any airline or partner cancelation fees imposed. Cancelation fee after July 1st and before departure date will incur $2,000 fee plus any airline costs and partner cancelation fees. No refunds are available after student embarks on their exchange semester or year.

Scholarships & Discounts

STS Foundation Scholarship

STS Foundation is proud to offer discretionary need-based scholarship opportunities to certain students based on academics and financials. Please contact info@stsfoundation.org to receive more information on how you can apply to be considered for a scholarship.

Host & Go Discount

You can receive a 10% discount on your high school exchange program fee if your family hosts an exchange student the same year you are going abroad or has hosted with STS Foundation in the 2 years prior to your departure. Enter discount code HOST&GO when filling out your pre-application to be considered for this discount.

Learn More About Studying Abroad

Complete the form below to receive more information about becoming a high school exchange student

Pricing Information

Study Abroad Interest Form

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Country Interested in

You can select up to three destinations if you are undecided.

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Before Your High School Exchange Year

Get ready for your high school exchange year! Discover the benefits, learn who's eligible, and understand the application process. STS Foundation will guide you every step of the way, ensuring you're well-prepared for this exceptional adventure.

Before Your High School Exchange Year

Get ready for your high school exchange year! Discover the benefits, learn who's eligible, and understand the application process. STS Foundation will guide you every step of the way, ensuring you're well-prepared for this exceptional adventure.

During Your High School Exchange Year

Discover what it's like to immerse yourself in a new culture and live with a host family, all with the guidance of STS Foundation and its partners. From the moment you depart to the moment you return home, we are there for you and your parents.

During Your High School Exchange Year

Discover what it's like to immerse yourself in a new culture and live with a host family, all with the guidance of STS Foundation and its partners. From the moment you depart to the moment you return home, we are there for you and your parents.