Host Families

Our cultural exchange program provides a unique experience for foreign students by allowing them to live with a host family while attending The Albany Academies.
International students are placed with host families while attending the Academy; these arrangements are made by the students themselves or with the assistance from the school. Often, these host families already have a child attending our school and are thus fully vested in their success. The host family provides for the student in their home the following: food, normal household amenities and a bedroom of his/her own. Host families also provide, or arrange for, transportation to and from school each day, and to various school events.
For more information, please contact Bramble Buran, Director of Enrollment and Financial Aid, at (518) 429-2300 or

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