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Bulldog PlatoonAs a college student and Marine-Option Midshipman in the NROTC Program, your journey to a successful future will also lead to a life of purpose and advancement Marine Corps Officers are known for. For the right few, the Marine Corps offers the opportunity to pursue this noble path while earning a degree on a college campus. In fact, as a Marine-Option Midshipman, the NROTC Program will only enhance college life. But this is not merely an education; it is a screening process to find the few who have what it takes to lead Marines.


As a member of Bulldog Platoon at the University of New Mexico you will be participating in:

  • The Physical Fitness Test
  • The Combat Fitness Test
  • The Endurance Course

Summer Training Evolutions

 Scholarship MidshipmenMECEP StudentsCollege Program Students
Freshmen YearCORTRAMIDAttend ClassesNone
Sophomore YearMountain Warfare SchoolAttend ClassesNone
Junior YearOfficer Candidate SchoolAttend ClassesOfficer Candidate School