169
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

Naval Postgraduate School / Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is located in Monterey, CA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mechanical and aerospace engineering
Master of Science (MS) Mechanical engineering
Master of Science (MS) Engineering science Astronautical engineering
Master of Science (MS) Engineering science Mechanical engineering
Master of Science (MS) Astronautical engineering
Astronautical Engineer (AstE) Astronautical engineer

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 29
Other Advanced Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
Capstone or research/dissertation paper (for some programs)
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

No
Electronic
applications accepted?

Student Body

169
Total Graduate Students
52%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
47%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.14%
Black or African American 2.96%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.59%
Asian 1.78%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 27.22%

Gender

Male (92%)
Female (7%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time (30)
Part-time (2)
Male (28)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Sensors and actuators, new materials and methods, mechanics of materials, laser and material interaction, energy harvesting and storage
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
8,200,000

Location & Contact

Address 700 Dyer Road
Monterey, CA  93943
United States
Contact Prof. Knox Millsaps
Department Chairman
Email: millsaps@nps.edu
Phone: 831-656-3382