Naropa University

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Founded by an Oxford University scholar and Tibetan Buddhist educators in 1974, Naropa University offers offers a secular education using non-traditional learning approaches. Naropa University is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and was the first Buddhist-inspired higher education institution in the United States to received regional accreditation.

General Information

Admission Office

2130 Arapahoe Avenue

Boulder, CO 80302-6697

(303) 546-3572

(800) 772-6951

Fax: (303) 546-3583

Contact: Susan Boyle

Dean of Admissions
Main Address

2130 Arapahoe Avenue

Boulder, CO 80302-6697

(303) 444-0202

Total undergrads: 456

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 57

Degree-seeking undergrads: 444

Graduate enrollment: 597


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 79%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 59%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Arts – General B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B


Early Childhood Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Interdisciplinary studies B
Peace/Conflict Resolution Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Traditional Eastern arts B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B


Psychology – General B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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