Officer Candidates School

Use the following resources, provided by OSS Jersey City, New Jersey in order to prepare for the academic rigors of OCS and the fleet.

Leadership

Leadership constitutes 50% of your grade at OCS. You are evaluated on your ability to be confident under pressure. The following events make up a large part of your leadership grade at OCS:

Physical Fitness

Physical Fitness covers the next 25% of your grade at OCS. You are expected to achieve a high level of physical fitness as an officer of Marines. The following graded events make up your physical fitness grade:

Academics

Academics is the final 25% portion of your grade at OCS. This covers all of the knowledge exams that you will take during your time at OCS. The following exams make up your academic grade: