Army ROTC at ODU
Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) is one of the best leadership courses in the country. ROTC is a college elective that focuses on leadership development, problem-solving, strategic planning, and professional ethics.
Before being considered for ODU’s Army ROTC program, you must apply and be admitted to Ohio Dominican University.
Why ODU Army ROTC
- Participate in Military Science courses at Capital University’s campus (just four
miles from Ohio Dominican.)
- First-year students meet once per week.
- Second-year students and above meet twice each week.
- Two-hour leadership laboratory once per week.
- Option to attend Physical Readiness Training on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday mornings from 6-7 a.m.
- Combination of classroom instruction and hands-on training.
- Opportunity to enroll in a Military Science course to learn more about ROTC with no military service obligation.
- ODU offers a $500 grant per semester to students enrolled in a Military Science course.
- You’ll be commissioned as an Army officer upon graduation from ODU’s ROTC program. You can also earn a commission from the President of the United States as a Second Lieutenant*
*If you pursue the opportunity to commission as a Second Lieutenant, you will incur a service obligation after graduation.
- Participate in Military Science courses at Capital University’s campus (just four miles from Ohio Dominican.)
Apply for Army ROTC’s National Board Scholarships beginning in July 2019
- 100% tuition coverage
- $1,200 annual book allowance
- $420 monthly living allowance
- $11,000 room and board scholarship from ODU
- Awarded for either three or four years of participation in program
- Merit-based (Takes into account your GPA, ACT/SAT, leadership roles, employment and any other extracurricular activities)
Scholarship-eligibility requirements include:
- Minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA
- Minimum cumulative score of 19 on the ACT or 940 on the SAT
- Pass the Army Physical Fitness Test
- Medical requirements must be met
- Must be a U.S. citizen
Current students may compete for campus-based ROTC scholarship
- Provide the same financial benefit as ROTC national board scholarships
- Currently enrolled students may compete locally to meet qualifications for an ROTC Scholarship for up to 3.5 years
- Approximately 80% of cadets nationwide receive a campus-based ROTC scholarship
Have questions? Contact us!
- Army ROTC
1 College Avenue
Bexley, Ohio 43209