St. John’s Northwestern

Military Academy

Post Graduate Program


Advantage Year

The Advantage Year Program at St. John's Northwestern is a one-year, post-secondary program tailored to students seeking admission to a particular college or university. Students can expect to receive 24 to 30 freshman level accredited college hours in English, mathematics, social studies, sciences and world languages. The program begins in mid-August and ends in May of the following year. It consists of the following four components:

  • Academics
  • Physical Training
  • Military Science
  • Leadership Development

The St. John's Northwestern Post Graduate - Advantage Year Program is unique in several ways:

  • It is done in partnership with the University of Wisconsin (UW) System via their nearby campus in Waukesha, Wisconsin, and all courses are taught at the college level by professors from the UW System.
  • In addition to a core program of science, mathematics and English, we offer instruction in high-interest languages including Arabic, Farsi and Mandarin Chinese and Spanish.
  • The student receives his freshman year in a safe, structured environment.
  • It is specifically designed to work on strengths and overcome weaknesses.
  • We also have a partnership with a private aviation training company that provides flight training for those interested in military aviation.
  • UW credits transfer to nearly every other college and university in the country.

Click here for details on the application process, admission requirements and costs.

Associated Link:

University of Wisconsin-Waukesha

For more information, contact Enrollment Services.