AIEP Quick Facts

  • AIEP is headquartered in Derby, Connecticut and is privately owned and operated by two Connecticut residents
  • AIEP was founded over 11 years ago and currently employs over 40 staff members in the U.S. and 22 staff members in China, 4 staff members in Vietnam – we have a fully functioning staff dedicated to each state in which our partner schools are located
  • AIEP’s mission is to bring diversity to the American classroom
  • AIEP is partnered with over 100 private and public schools, works with over 300 host families housing over 400 students, and operates primarily in Connecticut and 8 other states (California, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island & Vermont)
  • AIEP is certified and vetted annually by The Council on Standards for International Travel (CSIET) for a variety of standards including but not limited to student safety and ethical recruiting practices abroad
  • AIEP’s international students will contribute $10,000,000+ in tuition revenues to our partner schools this academic year
  • AIEP’s international students pay full tuition (plus international fees) to AIEP’s partner schools with no financial aid provided
  • AIEP’s international students return annually until they graduate middle/high school
  • AIEP will continue to donate $25,000+ annually in scholarships this year for domestic students attending local schools and to other non-profit organizations and causes
  • AIEP’s students across will donate 40,000+ volunteer hours to their local communities through AIEP sponsored events throughout the upcoming school year

NAFSA’s latest analysis finds that the 1,043,839 international students studying at U.S. high schools, colleges and universities contributed $32.8 billion and supported more than 400,000 jobs to the U.S. economy. The economic contributions of international students are in addition to the immeasurable academic and cultural value these students bring to our campuses and local communities.

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