Naval Postgraduate School

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Global Influence / U.S. Influence

Military university in Monterey, California, USA

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About Naval Postgraduate School

According to Wikipedia, The Naval Postgraduate School is a public graduate school operated by the United States Navy and located in Monterey, California. It offers master’s and doctoral degrees in more than 70 fields of study to the U.S. Armed Forces, DOD civilians and international partners. 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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Naval Postgraduate School's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Graduates
4,487 4,487

Where is Naval Postgraduate School?

Naval Postgraduate School is located at 1 University Circle, Monterey CA 93943

How Safe is Naval Postgraduate School?

Monterey has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Naval Postgraduate School Known For?

Naval Postgraduate School is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

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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 Computer Science, Engineering, and Criminal Justice. Here are some of Naval Postgraduate School's most famous alumni:

Edgar Mitchell
Edgar Mitchell
An American astronaut .
Hyman G. Rickover
Hyman G. Rickover
A United States admiral.
Keith B. Alexander
A United States Army general and former head of the National Security Agency.
Gene Cernan
Gene Cernan
A United States Navy officer and former NASA astronaut.
Michael Mullen
Michael Mullen
A U.S. Navy admiral and 17th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
John Herrington
John Herrington
An American astronaut.
Richard Marcinko
Richard Marcinko
A Navy SEAL, Author.
Gordon Eubanks
An American computer pioneer.
John J. Yeosock
John J. Yeosock
A United States Army lieutenant general.
Jon McBride
Jon McBride
An American astronaut.
Robert Curbeam
Robert Curbeam
An American astronaut.
William H. McRaven
William H. McRaven
A United States admiral.