An Overview of US Military Schools and Academies

Introduction The Military offers unique educational opportunities for students who plan to pursue a college degree. These options – service academies, senior military colleges and maritime academies – offer world-class education and a deeper understanding of military culture. In addition, these schools grant full tuition in exchange for a period of service commitment. Military schools… Read More


An Overview of the Blue Ridge Rifles

Introduction The Blue Ridge Rifles, established in 1950, is a military precision drill team within the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programme at the University of North Georgia, a US senior military college. It is not directly affiliated with the Blue Ridge Rifles that existed as a military unit of the Confederate States Army during… Read More

An Overview of the University of North Georgia

Introduction The University of North Georgia (UNG) is a public senior military college with multiple campuses in Georgia. It is part of the University System of Georgia. The university was established on 08 January 2013 by a merger of North Georgia College & State University (founded 1873) and Gainesville State College (founded 1964). Campus locations… Read More

An Overview of Virginia Tech

Introduction Virginia Tech (VT), formally Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VPI), is a public land-grant research university with its main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia. It also has educational facilities in six regions statewide, a research centre in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, and a study-abroad site in Riva San Vitale, Switzerland. Through its Corps of… Read More

An Overview of the Virginia Military Institute

Introduction Virginia Military Institute (VMI) is a public senior military college (SMC) in Lexington, Virginia. It was founded in 1839 as America’s first state military college and is the oldest public senior military college in the United States. In keeping with its founding principles and unlike any other senior military college in the United States,… Read More

An Overview of Texas A&M University

Introduction Texas A&M University (Texas A&M, A&M, or TAMU) is a public, land-grant, research university in College Station, Texas. It was founded in 1876 and became the flagship institution of the Texas A&M University System in 1948. Since 2021, Texas A&M has enrolled the largest student body in the United States, and the only university… Read More

An Overview of Norwich University

Introduction Norwich University – The Military College of Vermont is a private senior military college (SMC) in Northfield, Vermont. It is the oldest private and senior military college in the United States and offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees on-campus and online. The university was founded in 1819 in Norwich, Vermont, as the American Literary, Scientific… Read More