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Welcome to AHLI

For more than 30 years, American Home Life International (AHLI) has been the leading provider of American homestay and education programs for international students

We remain committed to helping our students succeed by placing them in the right schools and in the best academic or cultural programs. Critical for student success, AHLI’s strength is the unparalleled ability to provide Christian host families that offer a safe, secure, and nurturing home environment for the students.

The AHLI Story

With significant global experience and commitment to excellence, the AHLI team is skilled at bringing the best combination of academic programs, cultural experiences and homestay services to meet a variety of student needs.

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  • 15,708

  • Students
    Since 1991

  • 22

  • Countries
    Hosted

  • 165+

  • Partner
    Schools

  • 29

  • States Where
    We Operate

  • 959

  • Group Students
    In 2019-2020

  • 250+

  • F1 Visa Students
    In 2018-2019

  • Wide Network of accredited partner schools.
    Partner Schools

  • Partner Schools

  • Guaranteed safe & caring Christian homes and residential housing.

  • Host Families

  • Qualified coordinators for excellent student care.

  • Student Support

  • Intensive ESL and TOEFL Preparation Programs.

  • ESL & TOEFL Camp

  • Quality student-focused programs.

  • Student Programs

  • Highlight of the Month:

  • AHLI hosts families and students to create bonds that last a lifetime. Watch this video for a glimpse of the fun and friendship they share as they blend their lives and cultures as one family.

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  • News &
    Events

    • Student of the Month

      Steve Steve was chosen as the AHLI Student of the Month for his growth and involvement in school. Steve is in 9th grade at Peoria Christian School, where he is involved in soccer, basketball, and the praise band. He is always eager to help those around him. He keeps a positive attitude even through challenges....
    • 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Thanksgiving!

      Enjoy these facts about Thanksgiving! Maybe even surprise your friends and family with this trivia at the dinner table tomorrow.  1. When was the first Thanksgiving celebrated?  In 1621, a 3-day feast was held for 50 Pilgrims and 90 Wampanoag Indians. History records that only 5 women were present. This celebration sealed a treaty between the...
    • When Homesickness Hits Hard! 

      As we approach the end of October, the exciting newness of living in America may be wearing off. Homesickness may be settling in, causing you feelings of loneliness and sadness. Homesickness is the intense feeling of missing one’s home, which can include family, culture, food, language, and even pets. It can cause anxiety and sadness...