Can Homeschoolers Go to College?

Participation in the National Academic Homeschool Competition paves the way in the pursuit of higher ed

GRAY, Tenn. - August 1, 2023 - PRLog -- Homeschooled teens heading to college or university this fall are likely headed for success as well. According to the National Home Education Research Institute, “The research base on adults who were home educated is growing; thus far it indicates that they go to and succeed at college at an equal or higher rate than the general population” ( An excellent college prep opportunity is open exclusively for homeschoolers; it’s called the National Academic Homeschool Competition (NAHC).

The NAHC is a friendly virtual competition, consisting of three rounds and culminating in awards and prizes. NAHC participation can significantly improve students’ SAT and ACT scores. Homeschooled students ages 12–18 can participate in the NAHC. Competition will progress as follows:

  • Registration Opens: August 1, 2023
  • Practice Test Begins: October 1, 2023
  • LEVEL I: November 1–15, 2023
  • LEVEL II: February 1–15, 2024
  • CHAMPIONSHIP: April 17–20, 2024

The Old Schoolhouse® and College Options Foundation have teamed up to bring the NAHC back for a second year. “We appreciate our sponsors, CTCMath and Colorado Christian University, who have joined us to support the homeschool community,” said Gena Suarez of The Old Schoolhouse®. “Each of our organizations is committed to promoting excellence in education. Working together, we’re extending our commitment to homeschooling families with students pursuing higher ed.”

Terry Wilfong of College Options Foundation added, “The NAHC is a valuable extracurricular endeavor with benefits for students and their parents. It’s a fun format that students enjoy. There is nothing else like the NAHC for homeschool college prep.”

FAQs and registration are accessible today at The first 100 to register will each receive a NAHC T-shirt.

About The Old Schoolhouse®

The Old Schoolhouse® ( is a privately held corporation that publishes the industry-leading homeschool education magazine, The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine, as well as hundreds of eBooks and planning support tools for homeschooling families., a division of The Old Schoolhouse®, supports thousands of member families with more than 400 courses for preschool through high school, as well as educational videos, World Book Online, transcripts, report cards, planning tools, and recordkeeping. Established in 2001, The Old Schoolhouse® is focused on providing high-quality, encouraging, affordable solutions for homeschooling families.

About College Options Foundation

College Options Foundation® is a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to enriching the academic development of high school students and assisting them in preparation for higher education. For over two decades and counting, they provide resources for college admissions and funding, college exam study guides, admissions tutorials, and conduct spirited academic competitions for students nationwide.

Paul and Gena Suarez
The Old Schoolhouse®

"Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not depart from it" (Proverbs 22:6).