Naval Postgraduate School
#375 Overall Influence

Naval Postgraduate School

Military university in Monterey, California, USA

Naval Postgraduate School Rankings

The Naval Postgraduate School is a public graduate school operated by the United States Navy and located in Monterey, California. It grants master’s degrees, doctoral degrees, and certificates. Established in 1909, the school also offers research fellowship opportunities at the postdoctoral level through the National Academies’ National Research Council research associateship program.

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Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

4K

Graduates

4K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1 University Circle, Monterey CA 93943

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

38 per 100k

Violent Crime

4 per 100k

What is Naval Postgraduate School known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#92 World Rank #55 USA Rank
Computer Science
#125 World Rank #73 USA Rank
Engineering
#344 World Rank #123 USA Rank
Mathematics
#412 World Rank #137 USA Rank
Physics
#485 World Rank #157 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#379 World Rank #198 USA Rank
Political Science
#334 World Rank #223 USA Rank
Business
#401 World Rank #292 USA Rank
Criminal Justice

Other areas of influence

#73 World Rank #62 USA Rank
Communications
#490 World Rank #241 USA Rank
Law
#562 World Rank #271 USA Rank
Education
#596 World Rank #222 USA Rank
Economics
#706 World Rank #308 USA Rank
Medical
#913 World Rank #497 USA Rank
Psychology
#922 World Rank #505 USA Rank
History
#1167 World Rank #699 USA Rank
Nursing
#1318 World Rank #575 USA Rank
Biology

Influential People

Who are Naval Postgraduate School's Most influential alumni?

Naval Postgraduate School's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Communications, Computer Science, and Engineering. Naval Postgraduate School’s most academically influential people include Hyman G. Rickover, Edgar Mitchell, and Michael Mullen.

Hyman G. Rickover
Hyman G. Rickover

United States admiral

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Edgar Mitchell
Edgar Mitchell

American astronaut

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Michael Mullen
Michael Mullen

U.S. Navy admiral and 17th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

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William H. McRaven
William H. McRaven

United States admiral

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Richard F. Gordon
Richard F. Gordon

American astronaut

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Eugene Cernan
Eugene Cernan

United States Navy officer and former NASA astronaut

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Michael J. Smith
Michael J. Smith

American astronaut

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Christopher Ferguson
Christopher Ferguson

American astronaut

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Ronald Evans
Ronald Evans

NASA astronaut

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Qamar Javed Bajwa
Qamar Javed Bajwa

P K M K B

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Jon McBride
Jon McBride

American astronaut

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Michael Coats
Michael Coats

American astronaut

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