Exchange Program

Although exchange programs have existed at various times throughout Baylor’s history, the school entered a partnership several years ago with schools in Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. In 2015-16, a program with Colegio San Fernando in Avilés, Spain was added and in 2016-2017 a program with Saint-Denis in Loches, France was added.

“The Baylor Exchange Program is another facet of Baylor’s shift in the curriculum, allowing students to explore the world through hands-on experience,” says Heather Biebel, history instructor and faculty sponsor for the exchange program.

For Baylor Students

The application process for the program is open to all sophomores for the exchange to English speaking countries who meet the criteria listed in the "Application Directions" link below. Baylor pays for the major costs of the exchange program (see more details on this in the FAQ Document). Applicants must be willing to host an exchange student if selected for the program. Use the links below for more information.

2016-17 Exchange Application (for Baylor Students)
2016-17 Application Directions
FAQ s for Baylor Students 

Information for Exchange Program to Spain and France
The application process for the program is open to all sophomores for the exchange to Spain and it is open to all sophomores and juniors for the exchange to France. Baylor families will cover the costs of a plane ticket and spending money for students traveling to Spain and France. In addition to solid academic standing, applicants must be willing to host an exchange student if selected for the program. Use the links below for more information.
2016-17 France Exchange Application
2016-17 France Application Directions
FAQ France.pdf
2016-17 Spain Exchange Application
2016-17 Spain Application Directions
FAQ Aviles Spain.pdf

For Visiting Exchange Students

Students from schools in Australia, New Zealand, Spain and South Africa have enjoyed attending classes at Baylor and living in Chattanooga – some with host families and others as boarding students. The links below will be helpful for students wishing to be an exchange student at Baylor.

Information for Visiting Students
Exchange Student Information Form  


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A Student Perspective

"Australia taught me to enjoy life without stressing about the future. The friendships I forged there, especially with my host family, will last a lifetime.”

Watch the Video

In this video Gage Taylor '15 and Katrin Arango '15 share their experiences in South Africa and New Zealand as Baylor Exchange students.

For More Information 

Email Heather Biebel
Faculty Sponsor
Exchange Program