B.Sc. On Campus

Military Science

Dickinson College

48 months
55948 USD/year
55948 USD/year
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The Dickinson Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) at Dickinson College, locally known as The Blue Mountain Battalion, is a leadership-development Military Science program deepening the liberal-arts experience at Dickinson by cultivating the ability to organize, motivate and lead others. 


Military Science at Dickinson College is the cornerstone of Army officer training that develops students, known as Cadets, into future officers in the U.S. Army. 

Learning outcomes

Dickinson is the host school with Cadets from Gettysburg College, Millersville University and Penn State Harrisburg participating in the program. Any student may participate in military-science courses without military obligation. Men and women who choose to contract in and successfully complete the program receive a commission as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army National Guard or U.S. Army Reserve upon graduation.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Military Leadership
  • Foundations of Military Leadership
  • Military Leadership in a Complex World

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum requirement for entrance to Dickinson is the satisfactory completion of a secondary-school program of at least 16 units, including four units of English, two (preferably three) units of one foreign language, three units of natural science (at least two with labs), two units of social science and three units of college-preparatory mathematics. 
  • The remaining units should be within these academic areas. 
  • Most applicants to Dickinson offer more than the minimal requirements.

Tuition Fee

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    55948 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 55948 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    55948 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 55948 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Carlisle

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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