Department of Military Science

Objective: The Senior Army ROTC program will provide world-class leadership training to transform Scholar - Athlete - Leaders at Northwest Nazarene University into commissioned officers prepared to lead a small group upon arrival at their first assignment in the United States Army, Army Reserve, or Army National Guard.

General: NNU is affiliated with the Senior Division, Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) of Boise State University. The ROTC program is offered to students who have the desire and ability to become commissioned officers in the United States Army Reserve, National Guard, or Regular Army. Participation in the program is voluntary for the first two years.

The complete program of instruction comprises four years and one 35-day summer leadership course or two years and two summer leadership courses.

A complete statement of requirements is available in the Military Science office, located on the lower level of the Emerson Administration Building. Phone: (208) 467-8391 or email

Financial Assistance

Each contracted student receives an allowance of $420 per month for up to ten months during the school year. Summer Leadership course pay is in addition to meals, quarters, medical/dental, and travel pay and is $775 (approximately). Additionally, NNU offers to pay for lodging for those students enrolled in ROTC and in good standing. Two- and three-year scholarships are available to qualified students.