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UW Army ROTC offers transfer students a chance to join the Cowboy Battalion as a lateral entry Cadet.  You can join UW Army ROTC as late as spring semester of your junior year or even at the beginning of a graduate degree program.  You will be added to a Cadet class based on your academic alignment.  Below are the requirements to join ROTC as a lateral entry Cadet.


1.       Have at least a 3.2 Community College cumulative GPA

2.       Be medically cleared for military service

3.       Be in compliance with the Army’s height/weight requirements

4.       Pass an Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT)

5.       Be able to commission as a Second Lieutenant prior to age 32

6.       Be willing to attend Basic or Advanced Camp training the summer following their first year in the program. (Prior service applicants are not required to attend Basic Camp)


If you are currently a Community College student thinking about attending UW, click the below link to check out the 2 plus 2 program.

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