Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) with Navy ROTC:

Clark Atlanta University (Georgia)
Dillard University (Louisiana)
Florida A&M University
Hampton University (Virginia)
Howard University (Washington DC)
Huston-Tillotson University (Texas)
Morehouse College (Georgia)
Norfolk State University (North Carolina)
Prairie View A&M University (Texas)
Savannah State University (Georgia)
Southern University and A&M College (Louisiana)
Spelman College (Georgia)
Tennessee State University
Tuskegee University (Alabama)
Xavier University (Louisiana)

Program information:

What is NROTC?

The Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) Program was established to educate and train young men and women for service as commissioned officers in the Navy or Marine Corps. As the largest single source of Navy and Marine Corps officers, the NROTC Program fills a vital need in preparing mature, young men and women for leadership and management positions in an increasingly technical Navy and Marine Corps.  NROTC commissions Ensigns and 2nd Lieutenants into the following communities:

  • Aviation 
  • Surface Warfare
  • Submarine Warfare
  • Special Warfare
  • Navy SEAL and Explosive Ordnance Disposal

What does the program consist of?

The program is consists of multiple 3 credit hour university level Naval Science classes ranging from an introduction to Naval Science, Navy/Marine Corps History, navigation, engineering, amphibious warfare, Leadership and Ethics.  Navy Leadership Lab is held every Thursday for two hours where general military training and field meets are held, current events are discussed and training for the fleet is conducted.  Physical fitness is held 3 days a week at 0545.  There are multiple opportunities to get involved in the color guard, drill teams, volunteering and mentoring also.  During weekly instruction, summer training periods and in specified naval science classes, midshipmen wear uniforms furnished by the government and must conduct themselves in a military manner.

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