Marion Military Institute

ECP Requirements

Early Commissioning Program Requirements

Academic Requirements
-High School Diploma or GED
-Cumulative High School GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
-Official High School Transcript
-ACT 17 or SAT 850 (Math and Verbal only)

Physical Requirements
-Age: 17-27. (Parental consent required if less than 18.) 
-Pass approved medical exam (DODMERB)
-Meet height/weight standard for Army ROTC height and weight restrictions, click here.
-Pass Army Physical Fitness Test for Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) requirements, click here.

Military Background Requirements (One of the following)
-Attend five week ROTC Leadership Training Camp after high school graduation
-Complete three years of JROTC
-Complete Basic Combat Training (BCT) for either the Active Companent, Reserves or National Guard
-Honorable prior military service

Program Benefits
-Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in two years
-Paid $450.00 per month during first year, $500.00 per month during the second year while enrolled
-Paid as a Cadet/ E-5 in the Reserves or National Guard if enrolled in SMP ($241.88 per month)
-Uniform allowance  (Males: $1,272.00; Females: $1,272.00)
-Book allowance $1,200.00 (payable $600.00 per semester)

Program Obligations
-Complete undergraduate degree within 36 months of graduating from MMI.
-Serve total of eight years in Reserves or National Guard or combination of active duty and reserves equal to eight years, beginning on the day you are commissioned as a Second Lieutenant.

Note: While contracted in the Army ROTC ECP program and pursuing your Bachelor’s Degree you will not be in a deployable status with your unit.


For more information Contact:

Mr. Gary Kramer

Recruiting Operations Officer
Marion Military Institute

1101 Washington Street
Marion, Alabama 36756

(800) MMI-ROTC (664-7682)
or (334) 302-1409
Fax: (334) 683-2388