Texas Army ROTC
Texas Army ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) was born when President Woodrow Wilson signed the National Defense Act of 1916. Since its inception, Army ROTC has provided leadership and military training at schools and universities across the country and has commissioned more than a half million Officers. It is the largest commissioning source in the American military. Army ROTC is a diverse group of men and women with more than 20,000 Cadets currently enrolled nationwide.

Army ROTC has a total of 273 host programs with more than 1,100 partnership and affiliate schools across the country. It produces approximately 60 percent of the Second Lieutenants who join the active Army, Army Reserve and Army National Guard. More than 40 percent of current Active Duty Army General Officers were commissioned through ROTC. Army ROTC provides Cadets with the character-building aspects of a well rounded, self-disciplined civilian education with tough, centralized leadership development training.

The University of Texas at Austin ROTC program is one of the best ROTC programs in the country.  In addition to the UT Austin campus, we have students at Concordia University, Huston-Tillotson, St. Edwards University and Austin Community College.

With Cadets in more than 60 majors, we have an academically diverse program that allows you to achieve your individual educational goal while earning your Army commission.

If intererested in joining our program or trying it out, please contact our Scholarship and Enrollment Counselor:

Mr. Omar Cruz at 512-232-5397 or by email at omar.cruz@austin.utexas.edu

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