NPS Facts and History

Fact Book

The NPS Fact Book is produced annually to provide detailed data, facts and figures about the institution, its students, faculty and staff, and resources.


NPS is accredited by the Senior Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), a regional collaboration of higher education four-year and graduate institutions. 

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Institutional Research

The mission of Institutional Research, Reporting and Analysis (IRRA) is to increase University effectiveness by providing and promoting information to enhance understanding of the institution.

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NPS History

Established in 1909, the Naval Postgraduate School has provided unique graduate education and research programs for more than 100 years.

History of the Hotel Del Monte

Prior to becoming the home of NPS, the Hotel Del Monte was one of the most elegant seaside resorts in the world.

Welcome Center

The NPS Welcome and Historic Center provides static displays and interactive media offering visitors a greater understanding of the university's historical contributions, as well as its current mission and objectives