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ROTC at a Glance

What is an Officer?

The Army’s senior managers, problem solvers, key influencers and planners who lead the Enlisted Soldiers in all situations.

For more information on becoming an Army Officer, visit

    • Empowerment to succeed
    • Development of a unique brand of leadership
    • Strengthen skills enabling you to be decisive and tenacious
    • 4, 3, and 2 year merit based scholarships that can cover the cost of tuition, books, room & board and give a monthly stipend of $300 - $500/ month
    • Develop skills in leadership, time management and planning
    • A support group of peers and faculty members
    • A chance to challenge themselves mentally and physically and succeed
    • The opportunity to serve the country in the most noble and honorable profession – Military Officer
    1. Be a US Citizen
    2. Be Between 17 and 27 years of age old
    3. Be a High School Graduate or Equivalent
    4. Have a minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.5
    5. Have a minimum 920 SAT or 19 ACT
    6. Have no moral obligations or convictions to prevent: Supporting & defending the US Constitution and Conscientiously bearing arms
    7. Must satisfactorily explain any arrest and or civil conviction
    • No Service Obligation
    • Education that will benefit you in school, civilian occupation and/or military…i.e.-Leadership, Time Management, and Organizing Tasks
    • Opportunities to participate in local & national events, field & adventure training
    • Committed to joining the Army as a Commissioned Officer upon graduation
    • Attend a Leader’s Assessment Course in the Summer before the senior year
    • Paid a monthly stipend of $450- juniors and $500 – seniors
    • Plan and conduct training for subordinate cadets

Preferred Admission Deadlines:

Fall Semester- June 15
Spring Semester - November 1
Summer Semester - April 1

Any applications received after deadlines must meet minimum admission requirements.

Call (478) 825-6520

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