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The Naval Postgraduate School offers graduate programs, both on and off campus, through our four graduate schools.


NPS offers first-class graduate degree programs in a wide variety of disciplines to eligible U.S. military students, international students, DoD civilian employees, and a limited number of defense contractors.

NPS Academic Groups are an interdisciplinary association of faculty and academic chair professors representing separate academic disciplines.

NPS is dedicated to providing relevant, high-quality education, anytime and anywhere. A variety of delivery methods are utilized to expand learning beyond the traditional classroom.

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Naval Postgraduate School 

Higher Education
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The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) provided post-baccalaureate education to military officers and other members of the United States defense and national security community. The mission of NPS is to provide high-quality, relevant and unique advanced education and research programs that increase the combat effectiveness of the Naval Services, other Armed Forces of the U.S. and our partners, to enhance our national security. 

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Official Instagram page of NPS, a graduate research university offering advanced degrees to the U.S. Armed Forces, DOD civilians and int'l partners.

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The NPS Annual Report highlights the university's major achievements and initiatives throughout the course of the calendar year.


The NPS Foundation is a separate, non-profit organization whose mission is to support, promote and advance the mission of the Naval Postgraduate School.