Air Force ROTC Requirements

Requirements

  • Be enrolled in an accredited college that hosts or has a crosstown agreement with an Air Force ROTC detachment
  • Be a United States citizen (if on scholarship or contracted as a POC — dual citizenship not allowed at that point)
  • Be in good physical condition (cadets must pass the Physical Fitness Assessment — see below for more information on the PFA)
  • Be of good moral character
  • Attend both the Aerospace Studies class and Leadership Lab each semester

Fitness Assessment (FA)

The FA is taken every fall and spring term while a cadet is enrolled in Air Force ROTC. All cadets must pass the test each fall and spring term.

The FA is composed of three events in the following order:

  • Sit-ups
  • Push-ups
  • 1 1/2-mile run

All events must be completed. There is a short rest period between each event. There is a minimum score of 75 points and all minimums must be met.

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