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larence.fleming ArmySoldier 92 posts since
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Aug 19, 2008 8:59 AM

ROTC qualifications

Q: What does it take to qualify for ROTC?


A: The following are the requirements to apply for the R.O.T.C. program

-- Be a United States citizen.

-- Be at least 17 years of age and must not reach your 31st birthday by 31 December of the year in which you will graduate and receive your commission.

-- Be a high school graduate or possess an equivalent certificate before September of the year you will enter college.

-- Have no moral obligations or personal conviction that will prevent you from - Supporting and defending the Constitution of the United States against all enemies - foreign and domestic, or conscientiously bearing arms.

-- Satisfactorily explain any record of arrest and/or civil conviction.

-- Achieved a high school GPA of 2.5 or higher; receive a SAT score of 920 or an ACT composite score of 19 or higher.

-- Contact the Army Professor of Military Science (PMS) at your university if you are interested.


For additional information on the Army R.O.T.C. program, go to

  • User 1 posts since
    Aug 12, 2010
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    1. Aug 12, 2010 5:03 AM (in response to larence.fleming)
    Re: ROTC qualifications

    what about tattoos ? what can and cant you have ? i was told about a year ago that nothing on the face , head , hands , fingers and neck. what about lower arms from the wrist and up ? please let me knoe im very interested in joining the local rotc program .

  • ArmySoldier 1,468 posts since
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    2. Aug 25, 2010 12:48 AM (in response to EGonzalez426)
    Re: ROTC qualifications



    All tattoos will be evaluated in the application process. You will not know until you apply. Normally if they are on the arms, they are alright so long as they are not offensive in any way.


    Good luck! 

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