Naropa University

Boulder, CO

Naropa University

Boulder, CO

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Tuition & Fees

$33,070

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

34%

male

66%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Not Selective

98%

acceptance rate

Accepted 127
Declined 2
Total Received 129
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Private

419

undergraduate students

539

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Naropa University, founded in 1974, is a private, nonprofit, nonsectarian, Buddhist-inspired, experiential liberal arts institution. Its campus is located in Boulder, Colorado.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 958
Established in 1974
Coeducational Coeducational

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12-acre campus in Boulder (population: 107,125), 30 miles from Denver. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Denver. Branch campus sites in Boulder. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Denver
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Denver International

Naropa University
2130 Arapahoe Avenue
Boulder
80302

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
20%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Union of Naropa
  • ROOT: Reconnecting on Outdoor Terrain
  • Team Tapas (yoga club)
  • Community of Color and Allies
  • Naropa Zazen

Top Events

  • Halloween Dance
  • Practice Day
  • Leadership and Activism Dinner
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • foot and vehicle patrol 4:30 pm to midnight, 24 hour on-call Safety and Security Manager

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.15

Not Selective

98%

acceptance rate

Accepted 127
Declined 2
Total Received 129

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest
academic GPA

Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
interview
recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Considered

extracurricular activities
racial/ethnic status
rigor of secondary school record
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
geographical residence
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
standardized test scores

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 12
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $32,900
Room & board $10,058
Additional fees $170
Books & supplies $1,256
Other fees $4,014
Total $48,398

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art Therapy/Therapist
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

958

total students

39%

in-state

61%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

44%

419
students

Female
66%
278

Male
34%
141

56%

539
students

Female
75%
404

Male
25%
135

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

387
students

Female
68%
260

Male
32%
127

8%

32
students

Female
57%
18

Male
43%
14

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 73%
Student 4 year graduation rate 30%
Student 5 year graduation rate 7%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

91

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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