How to Join

Entrance requirements for the AFROTC are fairly simple. To be considered for the program, you must be an enrolled student at Michigan Tech and a US citizen. Prior to beginning an AFROTC course of study, you will need to meet a few general admissions requirements. Advancement in the program involves testing and additional qualifications. For in-depth information on AFROTC requirements and standards, explore what it takes to succeed in the AFROTC program.

Joining AFROTC

What to Bring

Compile the following REQUIRED documents BEFORE arriving in Houghton:

  • Original birth certificate
  • Original Social Security card
  • ACT/SAT scores
  • AFROTC Form 28. Have your personal physician complete this form.

Program Retention

  • Physical Fitness Test
    • Push-ups
    • Sit-ups
    • 1.5-mile run
  • Meet AF height/weight standards
  • Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT)
    • Standardized test similar to the SAT and the ACT
    • Measures aptitudes
  • Pass Department of Defense military entrance physical
  • GPA: 3.00 needed to be competitive
    • Minimum GPA of 2.5 required for cadets on scholarship, 2.0 for ROTC program