Naval Postgraduate School

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world rank  1407

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Established in 1909, Naval Postgraduate School is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Monterey (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym NPS
Founded 1909
Motto Praestantia Per Scientiam
Excellence through Knowledge

University Location

Address 1 University Circle
Monterey (population range: 10,000-49,999)
93943 California
United States
T +1 (831) 656 2371
F +1 (831) 656 3238

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

+1 (831) 656 3411

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Naval Postgraduate School's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET
  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration NASPAA-Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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