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About the Army ROTC

What is the Army ROTC?

Army ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) trains college students to be future leaders of the United States Army and prepare for commissioning as a second lieutenant in the Army, Army Reserve, or National Guard.  The program consists of taking elective ROTC courses along with a regular college curriculum. Army ROTC is a four year program, consisting of a Basic Course (the first two years) and an Advanced Course (the final two years).  Your experience as a Soldier may enable you to proceed directly to the Advanced Course.  

What does it offer?

Students have the opportunity to participate in classes, on-campus activities, and off-campus training to prepare them to commission as a second lieutenant in the Army, Army Reserve, or National Guard.

When you apply to college you can apply for an Army ROTC scholarship that pays up to full tuition, books and academic fees.  For students who are currently enrolled in the college ROC program, another route to a scholarship are the campus based scholarships based on your academic performance and your performance in the Army ROTC.  

Army ROTC Curriculum

The curriculum is divided into Basic and Advanced training.  Basic classes are offered at the UNC campus.   You'll travel to Colorado State University with your classmates to take Advanced classes and leadership labs. 

Learn more about the curriculum.

Army ROTC Activities

Supporting the classroom curriculum are a wide range of activities for students.  Opportunities include participating in field exercises and regional competitions, as well as summer training programs at Fort Knox, KT. 

Learn more about the activities available.