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Air Force ROTC


To be eligible for a commissioning in the United States Air Force and to become a member of ROTC, you must meet these minimum requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen (to receive a scholarship or enter the last 2 years of the program)

  • Must be enrolled full-time (12 credit hours) at an accredited college that hosts or has a cross-town agreement with an AFROTC detachment

  • You must participate in both the Aerospace Studies class and Leadership Lab each semester

  • Be at least 14 years old (17 for scholarship)

  • Commissioning age limits:
    • Pilot/Navigator – before age 29
    • Scholarship – not reach age 31 by 31 December of the commissioning year
    • Non-scholarship – before age 35
  • Be of good moral character

  • Have 3 academic years remaining to complete your undergraduate degree at the beginning of your first fall term in the program

    To continue in the program you must:

  • Pass Physical Fitness Requirements

  • Maintain Height/Weight Standards

  • Pass the Air Force Officer Qualifying Test

  • Pass a Physical Examination

  • Successfully complete a four-week Field Training course

  • Maintain a term and cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 out of 4.0

  • Receive nothing lower than a C- in any Aerospace Studies Course and pass all Leadership Labs

  • Receive an allocation slot in the Professional Officer Course


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