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Global, Ethical Leaders: Now. . . More Than Ever

Everyone is looking for great leaders.  Our mission in the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets is to help nurture and create them.  That's why our numbers have grown…and why exceptional men and women are drawn to be in the Corps in increasing numbers.

A significant part of the university since its establishment in 1872, we have continually evolved into a world-class, leader development program that still understands that at the root of great leaders is great character.  This is more than classroom work.  This is 24-7, four-year, in-residence, practical ethical, leader development community.  Our cadets wear uniforms…not just because of tradition…but because they are making a statement that they have committed to a course of study, a set of high standards, and a way of life, that not all choose to aspire to.  

While many of our graduates go on to distinguished careers in the US military, a quarter…and that number is growing…are here to prepare for challenging and rewarding careers in the public and private sector.  Together these young men and women are the people we all have been hoping for.  To make our communities better.  To make our country stronger.  To make the world a better place to live and grow.

If you are a friend or an alumnus…welcome home.  If you are new to Virginia Tech and the Corps…we hope this is the start of a relationship and a journey toward your own, personal, leadership excellence.


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Visiting campus this Spring?

High School Seniors, if you were unable to register for an Admissions session between March 30 and April 10, please plan to attend Hokie Focus, an Open House for admitted students, on either April 11 or April 12. Click here to register for Hokie Focus.

The Corps and each of the ROTCs will be offering our sessions during these events and you will be able to talk with cadets from each ROTC as well as the Corps' Citizen-Leader Track.

Admissions has reached capacity for their Hokie Preview event on March 28, so registration is now closed. They are encouraging students who would like to visit to come to their fall open house programs on either September 19-20 or November 14-15. Registration for Open House will be available on May 1.

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