Naval Postgraduate School Graduate Schools

Naval Postgraduate School is a Public, 4 years school located in Monterey, CA. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The school has 2,787 students (all graduate).

Graduate School Overview

Naval Postgraduate School is a Public, 4 years school located in Monterey, CA. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (6/30/1955 - Current).
Naval Postgraduate School Directory Information
School NameNaval Postgraduate School
Address1 University Circle, Monterey, CA 93943
Phone831-656-2442
Webhttps://www.nps.edu
Online Applicationhttps://my.nps.edu/web/admissions/apply1
Financial Infohttps://0
The school has 2,787 students (all graduate).
It offers total 108 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 7 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Student Population2,787
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs108 graduate programs
(7 programs available online learning)
Naval Postgraduate School offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)7 Online Programs Available
Special learning OpportunitiesNo Special Learning Available or Reported
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services

Graduate Programs at Naval Postgraduate School

Naval Postgraduate School offers 108 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 2,318 students have completed their study at Naval Postgraduate School.
Offered Degrees at Naval Postgraduate School
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree4621,211
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship20013
Post Bachelor's Degree3851,094
Post Master's Degree400
Total10872,318
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Naval Postgraduate School by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Military Technologies and Applied Sciences (other) program with 544 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 333 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Electrical and Electronics Engineering program with 4 completers.
Naval Postgraduate School offers 108 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,318 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,211 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 1,094 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 108 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Technology21-
Computer Science40-
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation6-
Network and System Administration/Administrator0-
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager17-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance24-
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management (other)0-
Engineering [+] (1 completers) 423 completers-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering32-
Computer Software Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering52-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics0-
Engineering Science0-
Mechanical Engineering34-
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering0-
Nuclear Engineering9-
Systems Engineering211-
Operations Research85-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 10 completers-
Applied Mathematics10-
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences [+] 75 completers-
21-
Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare0-
Combat Systems Engineering17-
Engineering Acoustics1-
Space Systems Operations17-
1-
Undersea Warfare15-
Joint Command/Task Force (C3, C4I Systems)3-
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences (other)0-
Physical Sciences [+] (1 completers) 18 completers-
Physical Sciences13-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology0-
Meteorology3-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical2-
Physics0-
Acoustics0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 88 completers-
Homeland Security78-
Critical Infrastructure Protection0-
Terrorism and Counterterrorism Operations10-
Social Sciences [+] 193 completers-
National Security Policy Studies81-
International Relations and National Security Studies (other)112-
Business [+] 296 completers-
Business Administration and Management113-
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management94-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management19-
Project Management6-
Finance and Financial Management Services (other)31-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration24-
Management Information Systems and Services (other)9-
Total1,211
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Science/Studies3-
Computer Science0-
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation1-
Network and System Administration/Administrator0-
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management (other)0-
Engineering [+] 7 completers-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering0-
Computer Software Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering4-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics1-
Mechanical Engineering0-
Systems Engineering1-
Operations Research1-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 0 completers-
Applied Mathematics0-
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Combat Systems Engineering0-
Physical Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Meteorology1-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical1-
Physics0-
Acoustics0-
Social Sciences [+] 0 completers-
National Security Policy Studies0-
Total13
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 216 completers-
Information Technology0-
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation7-
Network and System Administration/Administrator0-
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager18-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance180-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (other)11-
Engineering [+] (1 completers) 537 completers-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering122-
Computer Hardware Engineering0-
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (other)15-
Nuclear Engineering26-
Systems Engineering241-
Operations Research84-
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering23-
Energy Systems Engineering, General26-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 9 completers-
Applied Mathematics9-
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences [+] (1 completers) 142 completers-
Intelligence12-
Strategic Intelligence0-
Signal/Geospatial Intelligence11-
Command & Control (C3, C4I Systems and Operations)0-
Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare58-
Combat Systems Engineering0-
Engineering Acoustics0-
Space Systems Operations44-
Undersea Warfare17-
Military Systems and Maintenance Technology (other)0-
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences (other)0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 68 completers-
Computational Science5-
Data Science, General48-
Data Analytics, General15-
Physical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Meteorology1-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 0 completers-
Homeland Security0-
Social Sciences [+] 64 completers-
Social Sciences0-
National Security Policy Studies13-
International Relations and National Security Studies (other)51-
Business [+] 57 completers-
Business Administration and Management5-
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management21-
Project Management20-
Management Information Systems and Services (other)11-
Total1,094
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering0-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics0-
Mechanical Engineering0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at Naval Postgraduate School

For academic year 2021-2022, total 2,787 students enrolled into Naval Postgraduate School graduate schools . By attending status, there are 1,490 full-time and 1,297 part-time graduate students. By gender, 2,217 male and 570 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,7872,217570
Full-time1,4901,233257
Part-tme1,297984313
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,996 White (71.62%), 123 Black/African American (4.41%), 280 Hispanic (10.05%), 141 Asian (5.06%), and 247 students with other races. 135 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,7872,217570
American Indian/Native American431
Asian14110734
Black/African American1237944
Hispanic28021268
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander330
White1,9961,604392
Two More574215
Un-Known48426
Non-resident Alien13512510
Naval Postgraduate School offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,358 graduate students (48.73% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively . The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total2,787
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,358
Enrolled Some Online Courses0
Not in Online Courses1,429
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Naval Postgraduate School. 73 students are aged 20 to 24 (2.62% of total students), 157 students are aged above 50 (5.63%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Naval Postgraduate School.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,7872,217570
Age 20-21110
Age 22-24725319
Age 25-29473347126
Age 30-34718567151
Age 35-39712594118
Age 40-49601487114
Age 50-6415311736
Over 64431
Age Un-Known53485

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