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We are the primary source of U.S. Army officers -- 75% of all Army officers. At St. Bonaventure University, we have produced more than 700 lieutenants for America 's Army. We remain an excellent choice for young men and women seeking to serve as officers -- prestigious professionals who lead the most respected institution in America .
We are a college elective you can try out for up to two years with no obligation. Unlike traditional college programs, we give you a wide range of experiences while you work toward your degree. You'll combine classroom time with hands-on experience, learning skills and acquiring leadership traits that are sure to give you an edge over your peers when it comes time to look for a job. Whether you're planning a career in the Army or the corporate world, Army ROTC is one of the smartest college courses you can take.
We are a diverse group of individuals with broad interests. Individuals who were presidents of their student governments, captains of their varsity sports teams, club presidents, or members of the National Honor Society. In short, we are leaders -- individuals committed to becoming the best they possibly can be.
Many prominent Americans got their start through Army ROTC. Nationally, the program has produced two U.S. Secretaries of State, innumerable business and civic leaders and a female astronaut. Among the more famous graduates of the program are Colin Powell, Sam Walton, Earl Graves, Lenny Wilkins and James Earl Jones.
We prepare you for success in any walk of life -- military, corporate, government or non-profit.
Who are we? We are Army ROTC -- the best leadership course in America!
More About Army ROTC
Army ROTC is a program of leadership and military skills training. It prepares St. Bonaventure University students for officer responsibilities in the active Army, Army Reserve, or Army National Guard following graduation or after deferment to attend advanced civilian schooling.
How can Army ROTC benefit me?
Army ROTC allows you to quickly gain confidence and self-discipline necessary to excel in your studies at St. Bonaventure University. You will acquire leadership skills and the experience sought by employers of college graduates. And you will earn the honor of serving your country as an officer, full-time on active duty or part-time as you pursue your civilian career. We may also compete for a two, three, and four year scholarship.
What is the obligation?
Introductory courses let you take a look at officer opportunities without obligation. Once you accept a scholarship or enter the final two years, you will make a commitment to serve as an officer on Active, Reserve, or National Guard duty.
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