Army ROTC at Virginia Wesleyan University

College Student to Army Officer

Army ROTC is one of the most demanding and successful leadership programs in the country and can be part of your Virginia Wesleyan University curriculum. For years, Army ROTC has been creating leaders who go on to rewarding careers in the military and civilian worlds. Here are just a few benefits a student can gain by enrolling in Army ROTC:

  • High-level leadership, communications, and advanced management training
  • Problem-solving and strategic skills development
  • Scholarships
  • Monthly living allowances
  • Upon completion of the Army ROTC program, graduates are commissioned as Second Lieutenants in the U.S. Army and embark on specialized training either on Active Duty or in the Army Reserve or Army National Guard

Army ROTC Helps Pay for College

Military scholarships and stipends in Army ROTC pay for college courses and help you focus on what is most important, earning a degree.  

Learn more about military scholarships.

In addition to other merit- and need-based scholarships, VWU ROTC students have access to a University grant of $1,000 that may be applied to tuition during their freshman and sophomore years.

The Marlin Company

The Marlin Company was formalized on campus in February 1998 and operates as part of the Old Dominion University Monarch Battalion. Through elective classes and field training, students receive valuable tools, training, and leadership experiences that lead to military service and are assets in any career field. VWU’s Army ROTC office is conveniently located on the first floor of Godwin Hall across from the University’s Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs offices.

Additional Resources
Monarch Battalion
Military Scholarships

Interested cadets should contact the Army ROTC Marlin Company office at or 757.455.3208.