Marine Corps University (MCU) is the Marine Corps proponent for military education. The school aims to develop leadership, warfighting and staff operation skills through specialized learning programs. Students will graduate with the ability to serve in multiple environments at tactical, operational and strategic levels in all aspects of military operations.
As a student living at MCU, you'll be able to choose which aspect of military education suits you. You'll pick between the Marine Corps War College, the School of Advanced Warfighting, the Command and Staff College, Expeditionary Warfare or Enlisted Professional Military Education. All of these schools will provide students in university housing with comprehensive military training that will prepare them to serve.
Marine Corps Base, Quantico, has been a leader in Marine innovation since its beginning in 1917. It's where the techniques of amphibious warfare (for which the Marines are known) originated. Students or personnel living in an off campus apartment will be a part of a diverse community of 6,700 military personnel, 6,900 civilians and 2,500 family members on base. In college housing, you'll have the opportunity to make plenty of friends and career network contacts.
Quantico, Virginia has many attractions that should please those in off campus living arrangements. A few of the most unique places in the area include the Arlington National Cemetery, Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Mount Vernon, Folger (Shakespeare) Library and plenty of museums. Georgetown is nearby, offering shopping and fine dining, while professional sports teams like the Washington Redskins and the Washington Nationals are available for sports fans in student housing. There's always something to do when you're not studying!
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