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Aerospace Engineering


About Us

Ranked the #5 Best Undergraduate Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical Program in the 2021 U.S. News & World College Ranking Report, the Aerospace Engineering Department offers one of the most exciting and challenging academic programs at the Naval Academy. The program is structured to produce naval officers who will meet the challenges of serving in such areas as naval aviation, space, and research. 


Provide the Navy and Marine Corps with engineering graduates capable of growing to fill engineering, leadership, and management roles in the Navy, government, and industry while maturing their fascination with air and space systems.


Contact Information

Telephone: 410-293-6400

Department Office: Rickover Hall, Room 327

Mailing Address:
Aerospace Engineering Department
United States Naval Academy
Mail Stop 11B
590 Holloway Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5042

Department Chair: Dr. Chris Pettit


Associate Department Chair: CDR Cecily Walsh



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