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.
Prospective Students, Plebes, and Current Student Resources
Department Office: Rickover Hall, Room 327
Department Chair: Dr. Chris Pettit
Associate Department Chair: CDR Cecily Walsh