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USNA Academic Rankings

The U.S. Naval Academy's academic program has long been recognized for it breadth, depth and overall quality. The following is a selection of the recognitions earned by our academic program.

U.S. News and 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.
  • Go to U.S. News & World Report website

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

Princeton Review

Forbes Magazine

Alumni Factor

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