NPS Naval Postgraduate School


Monterey, CA


Mary Sims -

Operating Status Summer 2023:


Student Requirements:

Students must be U.S. citizens. (Permanent residents are not eligible.)


Provide defense-focused graduate education, including classified studies and interdisciplinary research, to advance the operational effectiveness, technological leadership and warfighting advantage of the Naval service.

About the Lab

The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is a graduate university offering master’s and doctoral degrees in more than 70 fields of study to the U.S. Armed Forces, DOD civilians and international partners. In conjunction with the primary mission of graduate education, NPS faculty members are leaders in basic and applied research.