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Champlain College ROTC

Learn. Train. Lead.

Army ROTC (Reserve Officers’ Training Corps) is a world-class leadership program designed to be part of your normal college education. Along with great leadership training, Army ROTC can pay for your college tuition.

Upon graduation from Army ROTC, you will earn the bar of a Second Lieutenant and be commissioned into the Active Army, Army Reserve, or Army National Guard. Learn firsthand what it takes to lead others, motivate groups, and conduct missions, becoming a leader for life.

What is ROTC?

Army ROTC is an elective curriculum that gives you the tools, training, and experiences to help you succeed in any competitive environment.

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Check out all the benefits you can receive by joining Army ROTC. From scholarships and financial aid to leadership development, there's something for everyone, and the benefits last a lifetime.

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  Cadet Life

ROTC makes the student experience even richer. Not only will you gain valuable leadership skills, you will form relationships and memories that will last a lifetime. 

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  The Green Mountain Battalion

See what it's like to be a Cadet in the Green Mountain ROTC Battalion, plus all the activities and training that are available to you.

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Scholarships and Other Financial Help

Students who apply for ROTC may be eligible for scholarships covering up to the full cost of tuition, plus money for personal expenses and books.

  • 100% coverage for full tuition and fees based on merit and grades, and the option to cover room and board instead, for qualifying cases
  • $420 per month, per year, for personal expenses
  • $1,200 per year for books

Learn about all ROTC benefits

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Career Outlook


BE ALL YOU CAN BE. Don’t just imagine what you can do. Go out and do it. With more than 200 Army Reserve and Active Duty jobs and unlimited possibilities, find a career that fits your skills and career goals.

  • Cyber Warfare Officer
  • Cyber Electromagnetic Warfare Officer
  • Social Worker
  • Financial Manager
  • Psychological Operations Officer


In addition to guaranteed employment after graduation, you'll gain other valuable benefits that can give you a competitive edge throughout the life of your career.

  • Top-Secret Security Clearance
  • Problem-solving and strategic skills development
  • Scholarships that reduce student debt after graduation
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Army Career Match

Whatever your passion, there’s an opportunity waiting for you.
Discover the range of career options with Army Career Match.

Find Your Path  

Let us know you’re interested so we can keep in touch!

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Nice to meet you!

Thanks for getting in touch. Please reach out anytime if you have any questions about Champlain ROTC. You can email James Kelly in the Veteran Services Office at Or may also email admissions at or call or text us at (802) 625-0201.

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