Comparison: ROTC Cadet vs Regular College Student


Regular College Student

ROTC Cadet

TuitionYour own pocket2, 3 and 4-year scholarships
National Guard (100% tuition covered)
PayNoneContracted Cadets earn a month (tax free):
$300 (fresh) $350 (soph)
$450 (jnr) $500 (snr)
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