Private High School in the USA

If you want to study at an American university in the future, get ready now by participating in a High school exchange in the United States (VISA F1)!

Studying abroad in the United States will allow you to improve your English language skills, discover the American culture and its school system. A family will welcome you as a new member of the family and you will meet new friends in this private high school. Gain experience and develop your skills by living the American dream.

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  • study abroad United States
  • age from 14 to 17 years old
  • Language English
  • dates August to June.
  • length Academic Year

Be an exchange student in an American private school

Your Exchange Program in a private High School in the USA with Nacel International:
The Nacel Private High School Program in the USA is designed for exchange students who wish to complete a High School Diploma and prepare for American Universities. Students go to a private high school for 2 to 5 years and most of them continue their University education in the country. Our exchange students come as 10th or 11th graders. A few enter the program as 9th graders.
Through an extensive interviewing, testing, and screening process, only high-achieving college-bound students are selected for the program.

What should I expect from my school year in a private school?

Nacel offers a wide choice of more than 120 private schools all over the USA, offering a safe and friendly environment to more than 500 exchange students every year.
Besides main stream courses, most of these schools also offer Advanced Placement (AP) and Honors courses.

Study Abroad in the USA

Nacel will select the most suitable schools based on the exchange student’s profile, preferences, interests and budget. Nacel places exchange students in private schools in: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Wisconsin. 
Extracurricular activities are offered in all schools: some of them emphasize sports (popular sports like baseball, basketball, football etc. but also more specific sports like golf or ice hockey) and/or on arts and music (choir, band, drama, photography etc.). Many social clubs are also available.

Graduation is possible during your F-1 exchange program in the USA.


Study abroad in the USA and live with a host family, providing full board (breakfast, packed lunch and dinner).


Please request more information through the contact form.  


Private High School in the USA

* Price in US Dollars per participant. The final price depends on the school chosen. Budget range from 18 000 to more than 50 000 USD. Please inquire. 

** Programs subject to a specific agreement with Nacel International.

Not included : Application Fees (65 EUR)

Price includes

  • Administration fees
  • Host school placement, I-20 issuance and tuition fees
  • Host family placement and accommodation with full board
  • 2 group activities per year
  • Annual orientation and monthly contact reports
  • Support, assistance and 24 hour emergency phone number during the whole program
  • Medical, Liability and Emergency Repatriation Insurance

Price does not include

  • International airfare
  • Travel insurance (luggage lost, flight delay etc.)
  • Visa, passport and medical exam fees
  • School lunches, school fees (registration, books, lockers, laboratories, gym/physical education, yearbook, class ring, letter jacket, student activities, subject material etc.)
  • Transportation to and from school
  • Extra activities organized by schools and others
  •  Personal expenses and pocket money
Apply at least 6 months before arrival.

Exchange students must be interviewed in their home country before being accepted in this private High School program in the USA (preferably in English).
A strong English proficiency and excellent academic results are required for a F-1 exchange program.
There is an extensive interviewing, testing, screening and selection process before being able to participate in this High School program in a private American High School.

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