About Us


  • Georgia Southern University serves as the host school with four partnership institutions: Armstrong State University, Savannah State University, and East Georgia State College
  • 59% Caucasian, 36% African American, and 5% Hispanic and Other
  • 69% Male and 31% Female
  • 56% Scholarship, 33% Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP), and 11% Non-scholarship/Non-SMP
  • Average GPA of Cadets is 3.24
  • Average time to graduate is 4.2 years
  • Largest non-military college Army ROTC program in the Southeastern United States
  • Largest Army ROTC Nursing program in the nation
  • Eagle Battalion maintains approximately 25 Nurse Cadets
  • The Eagle Battalion has met or exceeded it’s required Army mission for Commissions for the last twelve years.  Each fiscal year, Cadet Command issues missions to every ROTC program, telling them how many Commissioned Officers they are to produce.  Our program is one of only a handful of throughout the country to achieve their mission for the past decade.
  • Our program also serves as the Green to Gold counterpart battalion for Ft. Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.
  • Many of our Cadets are involved in additional activities such as varsity athletics, intramurals, Color Guard, and various other organizations throughout campus and the community.
  • Four-time MacArthur Award Winner (2009, 2010, 2015, 2016).  The prestigious MacArthur Award is presented to the top ROTC program from each of the eight brigades.
  • 6th Brigade Ranger Challenge Winner (2013), 2nd Place (2014, 2017)
  • Top Nursing program in 6th Brigade (2015)
  • Highest GPA in 6th Brigade (2015)

Last updated: 3/21/2017

Department of Military Science • P.O. Box 8000, Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-5320