Air Force ROTC: AFROTC Program Eligibility
The requirements for admission into AFROTC are as follows. If you have any questions regarding your eligibility please contact and Air Force officer at the University of Portland or call (503) 943-7216 direct, (800) 227-4568 ext. 7216 toll-free or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To qualify for AFROTC you must:
Be a student at a school either offering AFROTC or at a school associated with a host AFROTC university
Be a U.S. citizen (to receive a scholarship or enter the last 2 years of the program)
Be physically qualified (fitness and medicine)
Have good moral character
Be at least 14 years old (17 for scholarship)
Have 3 academic years remaining to complete your undergraduate degree at the beginning of your first fall term in the program
Maintain a term and cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 out of 4.0
Complete a 4-week field training course
Complete all commissioning requirements:
Pilot/Navigator – before age 29
Scholarship – not reach age 31 by 31 December of the commissioning year
Non-scholarship – before age 35
To qualify for the Professional Officer Course and to activate an Air Force ROTC scholarship, each student must pass the following physical test:
Physical Fitness Test (PFT)
Height and Weight check
Medical Requirements and Exams
Members of the Professional Officer Course and all scholarship recipients must take and pass a Department of Defense Medical Examination Review Board (DoDMERB) medical exam, which can be arranged by your closest AFROTC detachment. Non-scholarship cadets can take a Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) exam. Candidates will be scheduled to take the physical exam at the nearest military base or a designated civilian contractor. DoDMERB determines if the candidate is medically qualified for the Air Force.
Additional information on Air Force ROTC requirements and scholarships can be found at AFROTC.com.