Students interested in attending military academies will need to start working toward that goal early in their high school career.
Read this Article by the State of Oregon Employment Department.
This is a highly specialized application process. Please refer interested students to their high school counselor for assistance. There are also military recruiters who can support those interested. Also check to see if a student is able to take the ASVAB assessment tool to provide students with some direction/feedback about which military option may be a good fit.
Military Academy options include:
- United States Military Academy — Army
- United States Naval Academy — Navy and Marine Corps
- United States Coast Guard Academy
- United States Merchant Marine Academy
- United States Air Force Academy
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC)
This is a leadership program where you will be able to take 24 elective credits that will coincide with your four year college degree.
- Scholarships available to high school seniors
- Some academic requirements for admission and continuation, depending upon branch of service
- Living allowances while in college
- Enter military as an officer after college
Direct enlistment after high school
- Students should speak to recruiters from all branches of service
- Access to specialized training may be enhanced by community college credit