What is Army ROTC?

Army ROTC is an elective curriculum students may take along with their required college classes. Students are prepared with the tools, training and experiences that will help them succeed in any competitive environment. Along with great leadership training, Army ROTC can pay for students' college tuition, too. Interested students can enjoy a normal college experience like everyone else on campus, however upon graduation become an Officer in the Army.

After graduating from Army ROTC, you become an Army Officer.
Being an Officer in the U.S. Army means being a leader, a counselor, a strategist and a motivator. It's similar to being a vital manager in a corporation. An Officer leads other Soldiers in all situations and adjusts to the changing environment. Officers are problem-solvers, key influencers and planners. They are driven to achieve success with their team on every mission.

Army ROTC Benefits
Army ROTC is one of the Nation’s top leadership programs, with many benefits to joining. Through Army ROTC students can:

  • Get help with college tuition with an Army ROTC scholarship
  • Gain experience not found anywhere else
  • Gain the respect of peers and future employers
  • Train to become a leader and manager
Start an application for an Army ROTC 4-year scholarship.

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