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Naval ROTC College Program

The College Program is a non-scholarship opportunity to participate in Naval ROTC and begin your career as a Naval Officer. It is available to incoming freshmen and sophomores who did not receive a Four Year National Naval ROTC Scholarship (Navy or Marine Corps). Students applying for the College Program must first gain admission to Tuskegee University and then complete and submit the Current College Program application to this unit at the address listed below. The College Program consists of two categories: Basic and Advanced. Basic College Program students are freshmen and sophomores who, after acceptance into the program, will enroll in the regular naval science classes and labs, receive uniforms and naval science textbooks, and become full participants in the Naval Battalion. The Commanding Officer will then nominate qualified sophomores for selection to continue in the program as juniors and seniors, which is known as “Advanced Standing”. In addition to the Basic benefits, an Advanced Standing College Program student receives a monthly stipend of $350 their junior year and $400 their senior year, but still receives no money for tuition or books. College Program students attend only one four-week summer training event which occurs between their junior and senior years.  All scholarship awards are performance-based.  Navy College Program students enjoy significant advantages over scholarship students such as the ability to choose any major (i.e. College Program students are not subject to a Tier system), no requirement to take Calculus and Physics and they are never obligated to their respective service while in college (e.g. a graduating College Program student may decline his or her commission without penalty up until they sign their Oath of Office after graduation).  

The 2020 College Program Applications (Due NLT 31May2020) are now available. Fill out ALL THREE of the forms below.

  1. TU NROTC College Program Application
  2. NSTC 1533-133 (04-17)
  3. Medical Form (DD 2807)

Mail or scan and email these completed documents to our recruiting officer at:

Tuskegee Naval ROTC
NROTC Building (Old Band Cottage)
1200 W Montgomery St
Tuskegee, AL 36088