High School Students
Joining Air Force ROTC is one sure way to make sure you get the most out of your college experience. You’ll learn useful life and leadership skills, and you’ll be a part of a group of people who help and challenge you to accomplish your personal best in physical fitness and academics.
How To Join
Air Force ROTC is offered at more than 1,100 colleges and universities across the U.S. It prepares you to become an Air Force Officer while you earn your college degree. And as a scholarship recipient, you get help paying for school while getting a head start on a lifetime of success.
Submit your online application between June 1 and December 1.See all requirements
Upload all requested documents by January 12.See all requirements
If you meet all qualifications, someone will contact you to schedule an interview with an Air Force Officer.See all requirements
The Selection Board will evaluate your application and determine if you will be awarded a scholarship.See all requirements
Once you receive an offer, you have until May 31 to officially accept.See all requirements
Take final physical and medical exams.See all requirements
There are various requirements and standards that will help you succeed in Air Force ROTC.Learn more
GPA: 3.0 SAT: 1180 (Math & critical reading only) or ACT: 26 (composite)Learn more
The Physical Fitness Assessment consists of three events: push-ups, crunches and the 1.5-mile run.Learn more
Locate a college
Use this college locator to find schools with ROTC detachments.
A host university is a college or university that offers an Air Force ROTC program to its students right there on campus.
A crosstown university is a college or university that offers Air Force ROTC, but whose students take their AFROTC classes each week at the nearest host university.
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