Program Standards

Program Standards


  1. Maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.00 once contracted
  2. Maintain a cumulative ROTC GPA of at least 3.00
  3. Maintain full-time student status (enrolled in no less than 12 credit hours)
  4. Make normal progress towards a degree. Cadets must successfully complete each semester approximately 1/8 of the total credits needed to graduate.
  5. Earn a bachelor's degree prior to commissioning.


  1. Receive credit for the Army ROTC Basic Course (MSC 101, 102, 201 and 202). Credit may be earned by attending Army ROTC Basic Camp or Basic Combat Training (BCT).
  2. Successfully complete the Army ROTC Advanced Courses (MSC 301, 302, 401 and 402).
  3. Maintain academic alignment. (ex. Academic classification (freshman, sohomore, etc.) mirrors ROTC status (MS level I, MS level II, etc.). Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the Professor of Military Science (PMS).
  4. Successfully complete Army ROTC Advanced Camp at Fort Knox, KY upon completion of junior year/MS level III.
  5. Earn a degree in the academic major specified in their contract. (Cadets may not change their major without the approval of the PMS.)

Physical Fitness:

  1. The physcial fitness assessment for contracting Cadets will be the Cadet Command Fitness Assessment (CCFA). The CCFA consist of 1 minute of push-ups, 1 minute of modified sit-ups and a 1 mile run. The standards to pass the assessment is based on gender.
  2. Male Standard: Push-up: 30; Modified Sit-up: 35; 1 Mile Run: 8:00 minutes
  3. Female Standard: Push-up: 13; Modified Sit-up: 30; 1 Mile Run: 10:00 minutes



Lincoln University Army ROTC
903 Lafayette St., Soldiers Hall
Jefferson City, MO 65101