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When the leaders of tomorrow come to you for guidance, make sure you're prepared.

Army ROTC is one of the most demanding and successful leadership programs in the country. For years, Army ROTC has been creating leaders who go on to rewarding careers in the military and civilian worlds. Here are just a few benefits a student can gain by enrolling in Army ROTC:

  • High-level leadership, management and communications training
  • Problem-solving and strategic skills development
  • Scholarships
  • Monthly living allowances
  • Enter the U.S. Army as an Officer either on Active Duty or in the Army Reserve or Army National Guard

Admissions to Baylor Army ROTC

The admission requirements for the Army ROTC at Baylor University include:

  • All students entering the Baylor University (BU) Military Science courses must have a statement from a physician attesting that the student is capable of participating in physical activities. This statement must be no more than one-year old from time of entry. Students in the Basic Course can obtain this medical statement from Health Services on campus.

  • Students interested in earning a commission in the U.S. Army and enrolling in the Advanced Course require a Department of Defense Medical Evaluation Review Board physical, must:

    • be an academic junior or higher
    • have a GPA of 2.5 or better, have an SAT score of 920 or higher or an ACT score 19
    • be a U.S. citizen
    • have no moral obligations or personal conviction preventing service
    • satisfactorily explain any record of arrest and/or civil conviction
    • be a high school graduate or possess an equivalent certificate
    • pass the Army Physical Fitness Test
    • demonstrate a potential for further leadership development.

Additionally, Veterans, JROTC graduates (with at least four years of high school JROTC), and students who have completed military science courses in the military preparatory schools and junior colleges are eligible for advanced placement and are not required to participate in the Basic Course.