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Naropa University

Boulder, CO


4-year • Private • Small • Urban
34% graduation rate
$30K average per year after aid
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Naropa University is a small, 4-year, private university. This coed college is located in a city in an urban setting and is primarily a commuter campus. It offers certificate, bachelor's, and master's degrees.
From the Institution
Located in Boulder, Colorado, Naropa University is a private, nonprofit, liberal arts university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the arts, creative writing, education, environmental studies, mental health counseling, psychology, and religious studies. Buddhist-inspired and nonsectarian, Naropa University is rooted in contemplative education, a teaching and learning approach that integrates Eastern wisdom studies and the arts with traditional Western scholarship. Naropa was the birthplace of the modern mindfulness movement. Naropa exists to cultivate compassionate, creative, and critical engagement with an everchanging world through the discipline of contemplative education. We commit to create a more just and regenerative world by nurturing student insight and awareness, courage, and compassion. Through contemplative pedagogy, critical thinking, and active engagement we offer students the skills they need to authentically engage as effective, mindful leaders.
College Board Code
Application Types Accepted
Common Application, Online through college's own website
Fee Waiver Info
Available to all qualified students. Visit the college website for details.

Important Dates

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March 1
Financial Aid Application Due

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