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Enrollment Criteria

Basic Course - Applicants Must:

  • Be of good moral character
  • Be a U.S. citizen (or in the process of getting your citizenship; citizenship is a requirement for commissioning)
  • Be at least 17 years old to begin ROTC and under 30 years of age at time of commissioning
  • Be enrolled in and attending full-time a school participating in the Senior ROTC program; pursue a course of instruction that will ultimately lead to an approved baccalaureate degree or advanced degree
  • Have a GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Execute a loyalty oath or affirmation
  • Not be a conscientious objector
  • Be approved by the Professor of Military Science

Advanced Course - Applicants Must:

  • Demonstrate leadership and officer potential
  • Have at least two full academic years remaining in college
  • Have received Basic Course Credit
  • Be medically qualified
  • Be physically qualified
  • Execute a contract with the U.S. Army