F-1 Academic Visa Requirements

Students must FIRST apply with a Face the World international partner. To find out if we have an international partner in your country, email us. Our international partners interview and screen all applicants, and each applicant must qualify to be accepted into our F-1 program.
In addition to completing an application, students must:

  • Maintain a good overall academic record
  • Be mature, flexible, and adaptable
  • Be willing to pay tuition for a public or private high school
  • Be willing to pay a host family for room and full board
  • Be between the ages of 14-18 years
  • Demonstrate conversational English language ability
  • Have proof of English language skills