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Hey ya’ll, study abroad in the United States of America with WEP Australia!

On a traditional WEP exchange to the USA, you could be placed anywhere in this massive country; from small town to bustling city this country’s landscape is as varied as its people!

We’ve all seen our fair share of American life from watching Netflix, but the real USA is a very different place from Riverdale and Stranger Things. It’s a place of great diversity, where you will meet locals who are patriotic, welcoming and enthusiastic (and who love us Australians!).

The school experience in the US is unique – students are encouraged to engage with their school community, which is fun and social! Join a club – debating, fashion, languages, stand up comedy, theatre, cheer-leading, glee! Or, get involved in school sports, which Americans take very seriously, and make sure you attend prom!

Just because they speak English in the USA, doesn’t mean that there won’t be a language barrier! Your accent alone will be enough to provide a topic for conversation.  Just don’t forget that ‘thongs’ are a completely different type of clothing in the USA!

Soon you could be hopping onto a yellow school bus for the trip to school, sharing stories with classmates over lunch in the school cafeteria, or learning all about democracy and the American ‘Bill of Rights’ in class.

Take the leap and start your own American adventure!

Looking to be placed somewhere specific? We offer a WEP Study Abroad program to the USA also! This program comes at an additional cost. More information below.

WEP Study Abroad USA

WEP Study Abroad USA is a premium program, offering enrolment in exclusive and prestigious US high schools for students who have specific artistic, sporting or academic requirements. WEP partners with high schools located all over the USA, offering a variety of curricular and extracurricular activities. Students are able to select either a location within the US, where they would like to be placed, or a particular school that they would like to attend.

Choose between:

1. School District Choice: location, location, location!

  • Your choice of area in the most desirable school districts
  • Guaranteed placement*
  • Students are placed in public and private schools
  • Smaller class sizes; more individual attention
  • Graduation might be possible
  • Extracurricular activities offered: sports (baseball, basketball, football, soccer etc.) and/or arts and music (choir, band, drama, photography etc.)
  • Many social clubs are also available
  • Optional trips offered throughout the program.
  • PRICE ON APPLICATION

2. Private High School: reach your full potential!

  • Choose your school!
  • Guaranteed placement*
  • Prestigious private schools in desirable locations
  • Smaller class sizes; more individual attention
  • International Baccalaureate schools available
  • Graduation might be possible
  • Elite sports offered including Equestrian, Lacrosse, Golf
  • Possibility of boarding school options
  • Optional trips offered throughout the program
  • PRICE ON APPLICATION
*Guaranteed placement once application is accepted. Conditional acceptances not included.

Upcoming Exchanges

WEP Student Exchange

Departure Duration Fee Application Deadline
January 2020 Semester $ 9,850 24 September 2019
January 2020 Year $ 10,950 24 September 2019
August 2020 Year $ 11,650 7 April 2020
August 2020 Semester $ 10,750 7 April 2020

Study Abroad

Departure Duration Fee Application Deadline
January 2020 Semester $ From 19,350 24 September 2019
January 2020 Year $ From 27,350 24 September 2019
August 2020 Year $ From 27,350 7 April 2020
August 2020 Semester $ From 19,350 7 April 2020

The above program fees are valid until 31/12/2019. Application deadlines are subject to change.

Included Extras

For WEP student exchange programs commencing in August, a four-night New York City mini-tour

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