Virginia Tech, Corps of Cadets

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Virginia Tech, Corps of Cadets

A senior military college within Virginia Tech, the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets mission is to graduate leaders of character who are imbued with the concept of service by offering a 24/7 leader development program with two tracks: Military and Civilian. We utilize a military structure to provide cadets with progressive leadership experiences, resulting in an academic leadership minor at the end of four years.

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineeringx  
Agricultural Economicsx  
Agronomy and Crop Sciencex  
Animal Sciences, Generalx  
Apparel and Textiles, Generalx  
Art/Art Studies, Generalx  
Biology/Biological Sciences, Generalx  
Business Administration and Management, Generalx  
Business Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciencesx  
Business/Managerial Economicsx  
Chemical Engineeringx  
Chemistry, Generalx  
Civil Engineering, Generalx  
Computer and Information Sciences, Generalx  
Computer Engineering, Generalx  
Computer Sciencex  
Construction Managementx  
Dairy Sciencex  
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, Generalx  
Economics, Generalx  
Electrical and Electronics Engineeringx  
Engineering Mechanicsx  
English Language and Literature, Generalx  
Environmental Studiesx  
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Educationx  
Finance, Generalx  
Food Sciencex  
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, Generalx  
Forestry, Generalx  
French Language and Literaturex  
Geology/Earth Science, Generalx  
German Language and Literaturex  
History, Generalx  
Horticultural Sciencex  
Hotel/Motel Administration/Managementx  
Human Development and Family Studies, Generalx  
Industrial and Product Designx  
Industrial Engineeringx  
Information Science/Studiesx  
Interior Designx  
International Relations and Affairsx  
Landscape Architecturex  
Management Sciencex  
Marketing/Marketing Management, Generalx  
Materials Engineeringx  
Mathematics, Generalx  
Mechanical Engineeringx  
Mining and Mineral Engineeringx  
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Generalx  
Music, Generalx  
Ocean Engineeringx  
Physics, Generalx  
Political Science and Government, Generalx  
Poultry Sciencex  
Psychology, Generalx  
Public Policy Analysis, Generalx  
Secondary Education and Teachingx  
Spanish Language and Literaturex  
Speech Communication and Rhetoricx  
Statistics, Generalx  

Facilities and Resources

The Corps of Cadets occupies the Upper Quad, and cadets live in two-person rooms in co-ed hallways in three residence halls: Brodie, Rasche, and Monteith. Large screen TVs are provided in TV lounges in each residence hall and each room has two Ethernet connections.

Financial Aid / Tuition

Virginia Tech’s Corps of Cadets alumni offer two scholarships.

The first, the Out-of-State Emerging Leader Scholarship, awards $12,000 paid $3,000 per year for four years to the first 100 out-of-state cadets who return their matriculation fee to accept their offer from Virginia Tech. 

The second, the Virginia Emerging Leader Scholarship, awards $8,000, paid $2,000 per year for four years, to the first 100 Virginia cadets who return their matriculation fee to accept their offer from Virginia Tech.

ROTC programs offer very generous scholarships that usually cover tuition, fees, an amount towards books, and monthly stipend ranging from $300 to $500 per month based on your level in college.


You can apply for free as a cadet! To join the Corps of Cadets, you must be accepted to Virginia Tech. There is no additional application; simply answer, “Yes” to question #2 on Virginia Tech’s online application, “Do you wish to enroll in the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets?”

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