Naropa University

Boulder, CO

Naropa University

Boulder, CO

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Tuition & Fees

$34,600

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

8

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 160
Declined
Total Received 160
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Private

455

undergraduate students

539

graduate students

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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 994
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.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Naropa University
2130 Arapahoe Avenue
Boulder, CO
80302

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
18%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
60%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Other application fee If your current financial situation warrants waiving of your application fee, submit a fee waiver form.
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Not used ACT only Not used SAT or ACT Not used SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 160
Declined
Total Received 160

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Secondary School Rank

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
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Financial Aid

83%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$20,311

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $34,400
Additional fees $200
Books & supplies $1,256
Total $35,856
Average Financial Aid - $20,311
Total with Avg. Aid $15,545

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $917,995
State $99,000
Institutional $5,117,683
Other external $49,330
Total $6,184,008

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $375,250
Other external $11,800
Total $387,050

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P: 303 546-3534
finaid@naropa.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art Therapy/Therapist.
Counseling Psychology.
Creative Writing.
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other.
Education, Other.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Studies.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Pastoral Studies/Counseling.
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.
Psychology, General.
Psychology, Other.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other.
Systems Science and Theory.
Visual and Performing Arts, General.
Yoga Teacher Training/Yoga Therapy.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Contemplative Psychology
  2. Traditional Eastern Arts/yoga
  3. Interdisciplinary Studies

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

994

total students

40%

in-state

60%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

46%

455
students

Female
68%
309

Male
32%
146

54%

539
students

Female
73%
395

Male
27%
144

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

404
students

Female
68%
275

Male
32%
129

11%

51
students

Female
67%
34

Male
33%
17

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
< 1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

36%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 7
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
India
Israel
Nicaragua
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special orientation
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