Military Schools in Minnesota

Located 3 Military Academies in Minnesota.
Military Academies of Minnesota

Minnesota Military Academies

Military academies are often chosen as a means to jumpstart a youth’s entry into a branch of the Armed Forces. Also, many youth within the public school system begin this journey by joining the ROTC (Reserve Officer Trainer Corps).

The state of Minnesota has some of the best Armed Forces schools in the United States. They include, but are not limited to: Starbase Minisoda which sets out to increase the knowledge, skills, and interest of youth from the inner-city in science, mathematics, and technology. Or the University Of Minnesota Naval ROTC, a Naval Reserve Officer’s Training Corp that offers students an exciting opportunity to start a career in the Navy or Marine Corp.

There’s also the Minnesota State University Mankato – AROTC: Offers an active Army Reserve Officers Training Corp which intertwines regular coursework into the Army training. And the Saint Thomas Academy: College-preparatory and military day school for students in grades seven through 12.

Minnesota State University AROTC

  • Grades
  • Students
    13,000 (approximate)
  • Faculty
    1,300 (approximate)

Minnesota State University is home to the Maverick Battalion, a Reserve Officer Training Corps unit. The Cadets in the Maverick Battalion take pride in their academic achievements. Duty, respect and leadership are three core components of the ROTC program at Minnesota State University. Students are required to maintain physical fitness standards throughout the school year. In addition to their regular […]

St. Thomas Academy

  • Grades
  • Students
    695 (approximate)
  • Faculty
    60 (approximate)

Accredited by: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Independent Schools Association of the Central States Brief Overview Saint Thomas Academy (STA) is a all boy Roman Catholic military college prep school – the only one in Minnesota. The school is split into a middle school (7-8) and a high school (9-12). All high school students participate in the Army […]

University of Minnesota Naval ROTC

  • Grades
  • Students
    50,000 (approximate)
  • Faculty
    3,500 (approximate)

The University of Minnesota is home to an outstanding Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps unit. Students looking to start a career in the Navy or Marine Corps should consider the various scholarship options available to midshipmen in the ROTC program. There are many different courses of study available from engineering to nursing. Midshipmen will also take courses in naval science […]