The Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) is available at UTSA for both the United States Air Force and United States Army. These programs combine college electives in military science or aerospace studies with practical and unmatched leadership training. The military science courses are designed to prepare men and women to be successful college students, officers and professionals.
Cadets will receive world-class leadership training and instruction from the Cadre of either Air Force or Army ROTC at UTSA. These partnerships allow Cadets to pursue the best academic plan for their needs while also ensuring that they meet all the requirements and reach their ultimate goal of commissioning into the Air Force or Army.
Air Force and Army ROTC has merit-based scholarships that can pay up to the full cost of tuition and fees.
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The ROTC department at UTSA has multiple scholarship opportunities
2 and 3 year scholarships available
Multiple scholarships available
$1200 a year book stipend
Receive $600 each semester for books
$10,000 a year housing stipend or Full Tuition payed
Recieve $5000 each semester or a full tuition payment
$420 a month stipend
Recieve $210 at the beginning and middle of each month
The Roadrunner Battalion boasts an outstanding group of cadets:
3.56 average GPA
271 out of a possible 300 average on the APFT
92% of cadets receive their top branch choice
$945,000 of finical assistance for 2019-2020 Cadets
With 17 branches to choose from, our battalion can help you prepare for anything from the Cyber Corps to the Infantry.
Army Physical Fitness Test: 2 minutes of push-ups, sit-ups and a 2-mile run
Passing health physical
Special Training Opportunities
There are many paths in ROTC that allow Cadets the opportunity to attend specialized schools, training and overseas events. The UTSA ROTC program strives to provide the best and most challenging learning environment possible to allow junior leaders to grow into future Army
Cadets are encouraged to participate in our extracurricular teams: Color Guard, Ranger Cl1allenge, Bataan, a11d Army Te11 Miler.
Air Assault School
Air Assault School qualifies Soldiers to conduct airmobile and air assault helicopter operations, to include aircraft orientation, sling-load operations, proper rappelling techniques and fast-rope techniques.
Tl1e United States Army Airborne Scl1ool – widely known as Jump School – conducts the basic paratrooper training for the United States armed forces.
The main focus in ROTC is developing students into the leaders of tomorrows Army. Cadets will have multiple opportunities through summer training, labs and practical exercises to develop their leadership traits.
Project Global Officer (Project GO) is a collaborative initiative that promotes critical language education, study abroad, and intercultural dialogue opportunities for Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) students.
See what it’s like to be part of one of the best Detachments in the country. Det 842 has earned the prestigious national Right of Line Best Large Detachment award in 2009 and 2014 as well as Best Large Detachment in the Southwest Region for 2018 and 2019.