Selected Academic Rankings  


USNA is often recognized for our high quality academic program. The following are some of the ranking recognitions we have received by the indicated organizations.

U.S. News & World Report

For the third year in a row, the Naval Academy is ranked the #1 Top Public School by U.S. News and World Report. USNA also ranked:

  • #12 National Liberal Arts College
  • #8 Mechanical Engineering
  • #8 Electrical/Electronic/Communications
  • #4 Best Undergraduate Engineering Program
  • #1 High School Counselor Pick (National Liberal Arts College) – this is the third year in a row for this ranking as well.

Further information about the rankings, including their methodology, may be found at: Baltimore Sun also ran a story about the various regional colleges and their rankings:,0,5584390.story#ixzz2eUPhGuhW


USNA was ranked the #3 Public College by Forbes (#28 ranking overall).

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