High School Study Abroad Program

No need to wait until college to study abroad!   American high school students are discovering fun, safe and affordable destinations with Quest Exchange! Sign up today and make your dream a reality!

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Study Abroad with Quest Exchange

Learning a foreign language through immersion will accelerate the learning process, and you will become fluent in no time. As an American who can speak a second language, you will be a more desirable candidate in the job market and you will gain a new perspective for the ever-changing global world we live in.

Our professional team encompasses 20 years of experience in the student exchange industry and we pride ourselves in offering personalized service every step of the way. Our partners overseas have been working with student exchange for many years,  we are familiar with their requirements for accepting students and can quickly process your application documents.

Program Includes

  • Assistance and Administration of Application Package
  • Accommodation (host family or boarding)
  • School Placement
  • Preparation Information and Materials
  • Visa Procedures Assistance
  • Pre-Departure Orientation Interview
  • Student Handbook
  • Local Coordinator Supervision in Host Country
  • Arrival Orientation
  • Certification of Program Completion
  • 24 Hour Emergency Phone Contact to Quest Exchange Staff

Program Benefits

*Based on destination country

  • Host Family or Boarding Options
  • Public or Private School Choices
  • Fun Orientation Camps
  • Flexible Program Length, 1-3, 5 or 10-Month Programs
  • City Location Choice in Select Countries
  • Optional Travel and Medical Insurance
  • Additional Travel Opportunities

New Zealand
South Korea

How to get started

Helpful Information to Answer Your Questions
Our Study Abroad Program Guide details each step of the program from start to finish. This guide will cover what paperwork is involved, and what to do after you’ve been accepted.  Still have questions? Quest has answers to many commonly asked questions in our High School Study Abroad FAQs.

Program Guide                Program FAQs

Submit Your Request Form Online
We want to help you get started, just click below to submit a Program Request Form, it’s simple and easy! A Quest Program Coordinator will work with you to create your ideal study abroad program. Once you and your parents have decided to move forward, you will complete the rest of the student application and soon be on your way to the experience of a lifetime! Don’t worry, your Quest program coordinator will make sure you have all the information you need in advance to complete your application.

 Request Form

Review Quest Program Price Guides
If you plan to apply for the Spring 2016 or Summer 2016 seasons, refer to the 2015-16 Pricing Guide. If you plan to apply for the Fall 2016 or Spring 2017 seasons, refer to the 2016-17 Pricing Guide.

Please check application deadlines, we would like help you enroll in time for your desired program start date. Your Quest Program Coordinator will be on hand to help you complete your application, but this process can take some time, if you need to apply for a visa,  you should consider that getting an appointment at the embassy may take several weeks.

 2015-2016 Pricing Guide               2016-2017 Pricing Guide

Obtaining Academic Credit
If you have questions about academic credit, Quest provides you with this comprehensive guide of tips to help you navigate answers. Click the button below for more information.

 Guide to Academic Credit


March 2016 Update

Spring 2016 Short-Term Programs — Quest is still accepting applications for short-term programs for select countries! Since students do not need to apply for a visa for these programs, many of our partners are still accepting students for programs starting in March and April. Short-term programs are an excellent option for students who want to keep costs to a minimum or need to devote more time to their U.S. school. Submit your request form and we will help you pursue your international adventure this spring.

Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 Year and Semester Programs — Now is the time to apply! Our partners overseas are accepting student applications for the upcoming school year. We want to help you get started- Please submit your online request form and our Quest Program Manager will be in contact with you!

Promotional Program:
Thailand 2016!

Thailand offers an affordable program with flexible start dates and availability year-around! Learn more.

For more information on Quest’s High School Program, read our FAQs.

Quest Exchange has partnered with FundMyTravel to provide our students with the opportunity to fundraise for their exchange experience. Follow the link to start your fundraising campaign!