We Are Building Success, Uniting Lives, & Bridging Differences Through Education.

Become a Host Family!

Starting at $1300 per month/student provided to Homestay Hosts.

FAMILIES ARE URGENTLY NEEDED to host international students during their studies in The United States. Join a supportive IEM community!

Refer a Family for $100

Refer a Family for Our Homestay Program

Terms & Conditions Apply*

Opening Doors of Education

IEM specializes in providing students with access to high quality education through its network of partnerships with innovative, student-centered institutions committed to internationalism and globalization.

Homestay Program

Ensuring health and well-being for students.

University Counseling

Working side-by-side to reach student goals.

High School Program

Preparing students for top U.S. universities.

Pre-high School Program

Getting a head start to academic excellence.

What Students Say About IEM

“My host family and teachers were amazing thanks to IEM for finding the right school and family for me. I loved studying in San Diego and would recommend this lovely city.”
Angelika Owczarek
Poland – Escondido Charter High School
“I really like the extra support that the Rock Academy gave to their international students. The school has many different kinds of extracurricular activities for students to attend.”
Jiaxing, China - The Rock Academy
“Under the guidance of IEM staff members, I had the chance to interact and explore American culture with host families and American friends. Whenever I have been in need, I know I can contact my mentors at IEM.”
Fuzhou, China - Pacific Ridge School

Start your amazing high school experience in America’s finest city.

Become a Host Family

Opening your home to an international student presents a wonderful opportunity to share American culture, traditions, values and beliefs as well as to help shape the future of a young person looking to become a part of our community.

Sample Fam 3

Our San Diego Partner Schools

We share one goal: to enrich the learning outcomes, leadership, lives of every student.

Become a Host Family!

Up to $1200/mo. Compensation Provided

Refer a Host Family

and Get $100!

Make a difference in a child’s life!

Families are desperately needed to host minor international students for this upcoming school year. Compensation is provided for Host Families.

$100 PAYMENT per referral to anyone who refers a family that successfully begins hosting with us.