Branching Opportunities

Your performance throughout ROTC will be evaluated and used to place you on a national order of merit list (OML). This OML will be used to determine your branch. The following is a breakdown of the numbers.

Academic Performance (40%)

  • Cumulative GPA through the spring semester of your junior year.

Leadership Program Evaluation (60%)

Leadership Performance (45%)

  • Your Order of Merit as established by the Professor of Military Science (PMS) at the end of your junior year. You are ranked against the cadets in the battalion.
  • There are points awarded for attending additional military training while in ROTC.
  • Points are awarded for certain language courses.

Physical Performance (15%)

  • Your performance on the Fall Record Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT).
  • Your performance on the Spring Record APFT.
  • (1.50) There are points awarded for participation in varsity, intramural, or community sports.