ROTC Nursing at the University of Akron

The University of Akron Army has a close and long-standing relationship with the college of nursing. The Army is always looking for the most talented and qualified nurses to augment their force structure worldwide. If you are looking to become a nurse and are interested in a full scholarship, gaining some of the most relevant experience in the field, and to have the experience of a lifetime, look no further than Akron Army ROTC.

Scholarship Benefits

•100% Tuition and Normal Student Fees (resident and non-resident)

•Full Room and Board scholarship

•$300 - $500 Monthly Stipend •$600 per semester Book Allowance ($1200 per year)



•Scholarship students serve 4 years Active Duty and 4 Years Reserve or Ready Reserve •Some may serve 6 years in Reserves or National Guard and 2 years Ready Reserve

•ROTC Class –2 credit hours for Freshman and Sophomore level course –3 credit hours for Junior and Senior level course

•Physical Training Monday, Wednesday and Friday

•Leadership Lab every other week (1 credit hour)

Army ROTC:

•An Army Officer producing program in colleges across the country

•Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant after four years and degree completion

•A Four Year College Program – an ROTC class is taken every semester

•No commitments until the start of your junior year (unless you accept a scholarship)

•Develops leadership and management skills for Army and Civilian careers


Army Benefits

•Starting salary for Officers of approximately $38,000 per year plus medical and dental benefits for yourself and dependents

•Guaranteed Employment


To find out more about The University of Akron's College of Nursing, visit the College of Nursing website.