The Nittany Lion Battalion's (NLB) mission is to educate, train, develop and inspire participants to become officers and leaders of character for the United States Army and the Nation. 

Penn State Army ROTC is the largest Army ROTC program in the country, leveraging a leadership-focused academic curriculum, a rigorous physical fitness program and military skills training. Cadre prepare Army ROTC Cadets to excel in all components of the US Army (Active Duty, US Army Reserves and Army National Guard). Competitive, full-tuition scholarships are available out of high school or after joining the Army ROTC program on campus and Student Loan Repayment is also potentially obtainable.

  • Professor of Military Science: Lieutenant Colonel Aaron D. Felter
  • Contact Person: Mr. David Rizzo, Scholarship and Enrollment Officer (