Comparison: ROTC Cadet vs Regular College Student


Regular College Student

ROTC Cadet

TuitionYour own pocket2, 3 and 4-year scholarships
(100% tuition covered or room and board)
PayNoneContracted Cadets earn a month (tax free):
Leadership ExperienceNone to very littleLearn skills to become a leader as an officer in America's Army (Army skills transition well into the civilian business world)
Job After College?Job hunting, nothing necessarily guaranteedUpon graduation, guaranteed job as an officer. Active Duty 2LTs start at around $60,000