Elmhurst students have the opportunity to enroll in the Army ROTC program at Wheaton College. A student may earn an officer’s commission upon graduation from Elmhurst and completion of all prescribed segments of the ROTC program.
Army ROTC courses are taught on the campus of Wheaton College. Students may qualify for substantial scholarship awards to cover tuition and other fees, and all students continuing into the junior and senior years qualify for monthly stipends of $100 or more. Tuition and fees charged by the sponsoring institution are in addition to Elmhurst College charges.
For additional information on the Army ROTC program at Wheaton College, call (630) 752-5121. On the Elmhurst campus, contact the Office of Admission prior to enrollment or your faculty advisor after initial registration at the College.
Aerospace Studies (Air Force ROTC)
Air Force ROTC (AFROTC) is offered to Elmhurst College students in cooperation with the Department of Aerospace Studies at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT). Students who participate in AFROTC may be eligible for federal AFROTC scholarships, which may partially or fully pay your tuition at Elmhurst.
Upon completing your bachelor’s degree and the AFROTC program, you will earn a commission as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force and will serve at least a four-year commitment on active duty. For more information on Air Force ROTC and registration, contact AFROTC Detachment 195 at (312) 597-3526 or afrotc.iit.edu. You may also find general information about the AFROTC program at www.afrotc.com.