- Spring (2012) we received the MacArthur Award for our ranking among the Top 8 programs in the country and #1 among universities in the southeastern United States.
- Recognized as the 2nd best Army ROTC program in the nation in 2011
- Approximately 125 cadets currently enrolled in the program
- Approximately 60% of our cadets are from outside Mississippi, representing 21 states and one foreign country
- Over 30 majors represented and numerous minors
- Cadets are involved in almost every club, fraternity/sorority, Honors Society, and organization on campus including the Barksdale Honors College, Croft Institute, the Intelligence & Security Studies Program, Gamma Beta Phi, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Study Abroad, and Global Ambassadors
- Countless hours of community service performed each year through leap frog, the UM Big Event, Gamma Beta Phi, and other service organizations
- Cadets are enrolled in several foreign languages including Arabic, Russian, Chinese, German, French, and Latin. Cadets taking foreign language have opportunities to travel and study abroad through ROTC exclusive programs