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Naval Postgraduate School Overview

Located in Monterey, California, Naval Postgraduate School is a public institution. Monterey is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

What Is Naval Postgraduate School Known For?

  • The highest degree offered at Naval Postgraduate School is the doctor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 88% of the faculty were full-time.

Naval Postgraduate School was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

Where Is Naval Postgraduate School?

Location of Naval Postgraduate School

Contact details for Naval Postgraduate School are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1 University Circle, Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 831-656-2442
Website: https://www.nps.edu

How Do I Get Into Naval Postgraduate School?

You can apply to Naval Postgraduate School online at: my.nps.edu/web/admissions/apply1

Can I Afford Naval Postgraduate School?

Online Learning at Naval Postgraduate School

1,264 Took All Classes Online
1,264 Took At Least One Class Online
0.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,264 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Naval Postgraduate School has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 12th most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Naval Postgraduate School

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Naval Postgraduate School was 0.7%. This is the #1,984 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Naval Postgraduate School regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Naval Postgraduate School majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 30%
Business Administration & Management 2%
Business, Management & Marketing 2%
Computer Software & Applications 9%
Engineering Science 53%
Military Applied Sciences 33%
Military Technologies & Applied Sciences 3%
Other Military Tech & Applied Sciences 2%
Physical Sciences 51%
Physics 93%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Naval Postgraduate School ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Naval Postgraduate School.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Military Applied Sciences #1
Military Systems & Maintenance Technology #1
Operations Research #4
Physics #5
Engineering Science #5
Computational Science #8
Military Technologies & Applied Sciences #9
Intelligence & Command Control Operations #9
International Relations & National Security #16
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering #18
Physical Sciences #25
Systems Engineering #25
Computer Engineering #27
Electrical Engineering #39
Computer Science #48
Computer Software & Applications #64
Engineering #105
Information Technology #115
Social Sciences #188
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #204
Computer & Information Sciences #383

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 0 0 34 2
Applied Mathematics 0 0 5 0
Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology 0 0 16 0
Business Administration & Management 0 0 301 0
Computer Science 0 0 40 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 10 1
Electrical Engineering 0 0 56 1
Engineering Physics 0 0 14 0
Engineering Science 0 0 15 0
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 0 2 1
Homeland Security 0 0 83 0
Information Technology 0 0 42 2
Intelligence & Command Control Operations 0 0 35 0
International Relations & National Security 0 0 228 0
Mechanical Engineering 0 0 23 0
Military Applied Sciences 0 0 13 1
Military Systems & Maintenance Technology 0 0 2 0
Operations Research 0 0 79 0
Other Military Tech & Applied Sciences 0 0 12 0
Physics 0 0 27 1
Systems Engineering 0 0 161 1
Total 0 0 2,396 20

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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