Naval Postgraduate School

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Mission Statement
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – graduate programs offered
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Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students' federally guaranteed loans may be deferred while enrolled.
For-credit instruction programs offered
Noncredit education offered
Continuing Professional Education
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2022Full timePart time
Total faculty41872
Research and public service14420
Total graduate assistants-0
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2022-2023
Alternative Tuition Plans and Promise Program
  • No alternative tuition plans are offered by this institution.
  • Does not participate in Promise program
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2021-2022, therefore financial aid information was not reported.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2021-2022, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2022
Total enrollment (all graduate)2,670
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:Full-time: 54%Part-time: 46%Student Gender:Male: 78%Female: 22%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%Asian: 4%Black or African American: 4%Hispanic/Latino: 11%Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%White: 71%Two or more races: 2%Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%U.S. Nonresident: 6%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:Enrolled exclusively in distance education courses: 46%Enrolled in some, but not all, distance education courses: 0%Not enrolled in any distance education courses: 54%
  • This institution does not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2021-2022
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramPostgraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General21109-
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other25d38-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General-29-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management228-
Management Information Systems and Services, Other386-
Organizational Leadership20--
Project Management1634d-
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management4765-
Transportation/Mobility Management-1-
Category total169d310d-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Artificial Intelligence8d--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other8--
Computer and Information Sciences, General-00
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance15825-
Computer Science-312
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other-00
Information Science/Studies--3
Information Technology06-
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation16d90
Network and System Administration/Administrator0d00
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager1012-
Category total200d835
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General89d320
Computer Hardware Engineering0--
Computer Software Engineering-00
Electrical and Electronics Engineering0660
Electrical, Electronics, and Communications Engineering, Other14--
Energy Systems Engineering, General19--
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics000
Engineering Science-0-
Mechanical Engineering0271
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering27--
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering-0-
Nuclear Engineering0d4d-
Operations Research73831
Systems Engineering177d2151
Category total399d427d3
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Critical Infrastructure Protection-0-
Homeland Security0392
Terrorism and Counterterrorism Operations-8-
Category total0472
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General432
Category total432
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences
Combat Systems Engineering0320
Command & Control (C3, C4I) Systems and Operations0--
Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare390-
Engineering Acoustics1d12d1
Information/Psychological Warfare and Military Media Relations-21-
Intelligence, General16--
Joint Command/Task Force (C3, C4I) Systems-1-
Military Systems and Maintenance Technology, Other0--
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences, Other30-
Operational Oceanography-0-
Signal/Geospatial Intelligence9--
Space Systems Operations24d12-
Strategic Intelligence0--
Undersea Warfare9d10-
Category total101d88d1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Computational Science2--
Data Analytics, General32--
Data Science, General48d--
Category total82d--
Physical Sciences
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General-0-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical-11
Physical Sciences, General-16-
Physics, General-00
Category total15191
Social Sciences
International Relations and National Security Studies, Other86120-
National Security Policy Studies12470
Social Sciences, General0--
Category total981670
Grand total1,0681,14414
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution. Data on varsity athletics are submitted annually as required by the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA), by all co-educational postsecondary institutions that have an intercollegiate athletics program. For the most recent data collection, EADA did not collect data on varsity athletics for programs that were cancelled due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
WASC Senior College and University Commission Accredited since (06/30/1955)02/14/2031
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Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2021-2022
  • Institution did not award educational benefits in 2013-14.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
  • This institution is not found on the current Federal loan default rates database. Cohort Default Rate (CDR) data are not included when number of borrowers entering repayment includes 10 or fewer borrowers for all 3 cohort years.