University Homestay programs offer international students a chance to experience life in the United States in a typical American family, while pursuing studies and practicing English at a leading university. Programs are located throughout California in a variety of communities.



  • University of Calfornia Irvine
  • The WISE® Foundation provides homestay services in the Southern California Region for college and University students attending the University of California at Irvine.
University of California Davis
The program at U.C. Davis offers the highest quality professional education and English Language Instruction available. Students from around the world come to the campus to develop their language skills for 4 weeks, or a year or more.

  University of California Santa Barbara
The University of California at Santa Barbara is located in one of the most scenic settings in the United States, on the Pacific coast north of Los Angeles.

Northern California Campuses
Programs are located in the area
around the dynamic state capital
of Sacremento at a number of
community colleges.

Southern California Campuses
Programs are located at community
colleges in Orange County, one of
the most exciting and diverse
regions of the state.