NorthWest Student Exchange was founded 33 years ago. Dedicated to personal attention for every exchange student, NWSE promotes cultural exchange, foreign language study and international education by creating affordable student exchange programs for high school students from around the world. These unique opportunities for personal development, new perspectives and insights, and foreign language competency help prepare exchange students for success in the global marketplace and improve international understanding. NWSE exchange students raise their global awareness by building long-lasting international friendships and memories. NWSE is a 501(c)(3) non-profit U.S. Department of State-designated student exchange organization listed with the Council on Standards for International Exchange and Travel (CSIET).