Hokie Facts 2019 - Corps of Cadets
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How do you pronounce "Corps"
Was it ever mandatory to be in the Core if you went to VT
Yes! Membership as a student was mandatory until 1964
How many cadets are there?
~1,200 (most participation since the 60's)
Can you go straight into the service after you graduate from the Core?
Yes! You can be in a military-leader track in which they will be commissioned after graduation
What are the ROTC options?
army, airfare, navy, and marine
Do you have to go into the service if you are apart of the Core?
No! You stay on a citizen-leader track and have no military obligation (VPI Battalion)
How many are military track?
What percentage of the Core is female?
Can you be involved when you enter the Core?
Yes! You can become a part of many organization including the Core VT Regimental Band (Highty Tighties) They preform at all the football games
How do I apply to be in the Core?
When you apply to VT you need to select enroll in Corps similar to the Honors College. No additional application is needed