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College Students

Through classroom study and leadership development exercises, Army ROTC provides you with the tools to become an Army Officer without interfering with your other classes. ROTC provides you with the leadership foundation and scholarships to cover the cost of a college education while enhancing your college experience.

Enrollment Options

If you're interested in enrolling in Army ROTC and you are in college, you can start by taking an Army ROTC basic elective course. If you miss one or two years of ROTC courses, you can attend the Basic Course (not Basic Training) at Fort Knox, KY during the summer to catch you up. With the Basic Course and 4 semesters remaining (undergraduate or graduate), we can develop you to be a commissioned officer.

College Students Scholarship Options

Four-Year College Scholarships
Three-Year College Scholarship
Two-Year College Scholarship


  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 26
  • Have a high school or college GPA of at least 2.50
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Score a minimum of 1000 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores)
  • Meet physical standards
  • Agree to accept a commission and server in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard)

Your Commitment

  • Serve full time on active duty for four years and four years with the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR).
  • Selected Cadets may choose to serve part-time in the US Army Reserve (USAR) or Army National Guard (ARNG) while pursuing a civilian career.
  • An eight-year service commitment with the Army using a combination of active duty, USAR/ARNG, and/or IRR.