Short Term USA Exchange

Short Term Exchanges to the USA!

Have you been dreaming of living in America, but would only like to go for 2 or 3-months? Our short-term programs are designed to give students the ability to immerse themselves in American culture while living with a volunteer host family over the October-January timeframe. Students have the option to be involved in community activities that are pertinent to their intended future career, whilst also staying involved in school activities and functions, family activities, sporting events and holiday celebrations.
SCCE provides two short-term program options. Our “Select Short Term Program” provides a guarantee that you will be placed in a school, while the “Cultural Visitor Program” doesn’t. Please read more below.


Students interested in going to the USA for 10-12 weeks who also require a guaranteed school placement can apply for our “Select Short Term Program”. SCCE can offer both Public and Private school placements in the USA for 10-12 weeks in the states of California, Florida, New York and Iowa. Guaranteed school placement is subject to availability at the school at the time of applying for the program.

SCCE also offers “Cultural Visitor Programs” to Mainland USA. Students going on our Cultural Visitor Programs do not enter the USA on a study visa and, as a result, schooling is not guaranteed. Should you choose to embark on a Cultural Visitor Program to mainland USA, SCCE endeavours to find schools willing to accept students who aren’t on study visas so that you can still enjoy this element of your exchange. 

Short-Term programs generally depart at the following times of the year:
3 months
Depart: Late October
Return: Late January
Application Deadline: September 15, 2018
2 months
Depart: Late November
Return: Late January
Application Deadline: October 15, 2018

For more information please CLICK HERE or contact our USA specialist Anthony directly on anthony.r@scce.com.au or 0800 285 887.