ROTC - Penn State Altoona

Army ROTC at Penn State Altoona

Welcome to Penn State Altoona Army ROTC, the largest extension center in the Pennsylvania State University Army ROTC battalion.

The Pennsylvania State University Army ROTC is ranked in the top 5% of the ROTC programs in the nation. The Nittany Lion Battalion is the largest program in the Eastern United States.

ROTC enhances your education by providing unique management and leadership experiences. It helps develop self-discipline, physical stamina, and poise. Please contact Sergeant First Class Scott Shepro or Captain Evan Kelly if you have any questions. You can reach us at 814-949-5145 or 814-949-5144 or email us at

Did you know that an Army ROTC scholarship pays FULL tuition, all required fees, $1200 a year for books and tax free stipend of $3000 to $5000 a year?

Attention High School Seniors!
You can apply for a Four Year Army ROTC Scholarship online! Click here to apply.

College Sophomores:
You can still try out ROTC and compete for a full scholarship! Click here to find out how!