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NAROPA UNIVERSITY - [NU], BOULDER, COLORADO

Boulder, ColoradoLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1974Established Year
  966Enrollment

Naropa University Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

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Naropa University is a non-profit, nonsectarian liberal arts educational institution which was founded in 1974 and is Unranked in Regional Universities West of the 2019 edition of Best Colleges.

Highlights

University TypePrivate
Campus SettingCity
UG Application PortalOfficial website
Annual EndowmentUSD 7.6 million
Student Retention RateN/A
Work-Study ProgramYes
Mode of ProgramsFull time; Part time; Online
Campus Housing Capacity107
Annual Cost of AttendanceUG (Tuition Cost) - 17,027 USD

Programs, Campus and Residence

  • Naropa University offers an array of undergraduate and graduate and doctorate in nursing practice degree programs. The popular programs being:
  1. Psychology(General)
  2. Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies(Other)
  3. Environmental Studies
  4. Health and Physical Education/Fitness(Other)
  5. English Language and Literature(General)
  • Around 18% students opt for college-owned, -operated and -affiliated housing whereas 82% opt for off-campus option.
  • Naropa university has 3 campuses located in Boulder, Colorado namely, Arapahoe (main) campus, Nalanda campus and Paramita campus.

 Naropa University Admissions

  • Application Form: The international students have to fill the application form on the official website of the university for all the degree programs. For the undergraduate programs, the students can also send the documents by mail.
  • Common requirements: Transcripts
  • Test Scores:
  1. TOEFL – iBT (80 or higher); pBT (550 or higher); cBT (213 or higher)
  2. IELTS – 6.5 or higher
  • The application fee: Graduate – 60 USD
  • Additional requirements: UG - Copy of passport, Bank Statement, Source of Funds Statement, etc.; PG – Statement of Interest, Resume/CV, LOR, Interview, etc.
  • Intake Deadlines: November 2 (January Intake)

Cost of Attendance

ExpenditureUG (12-18 Credit Hours)
Tuition Fee15,810 USD
Transportation Fee60 USD
Student Activities Fee25 USD
Student Health Insurance1,132 USD
Total – Direct Cost17,027 USD
Room and Board12,849 USD
Transportation1,126 USD
Books and Material1,256 USD
Personal and Miscellaneous3,789 USD
Total – Indirect Cost19,020 USD

Financial Aid

Naropa University offers financial aid to its international students in the form of scholarships and work-study facility. An international student wanting to apply for any kind of financial aid, has to complete the Financial Aid Application for International Students.

  • 74% of total undergraduate student population is offered need-based financial aid.
  • The average need-based scholarship or grant offered is 22,105 USD.
Find a Program

2 YEARS

Course Duration

Jan 15

Application Deadline


$ 31,6201st YEAR
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Naropa University Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population1103
FAFSA Code014652
Application Cost$50
Accreditation NCA
Average Cost of Attendance$22,560 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-80- -
IELTSCheck Detailed Score-6.5- -
Reading-6--
Writing-6--
Speaking-6--
Listening-6--

Naropa University Acceptance Rate

100.0%

Acceptance Rate

105

Total Applicants

1103

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

31.7%

Male

68.3%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program100.0%
Total Applicants485
Total Enrolled485
Graduate
Graduate Programs100.0%
Total Applicants618
Total Enrolled618

Naropa University Enrollment

Enrollment
Naropa University Enrollment1103
Undergraduate Enrollment485
Graduate Enrollment618
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate49.8%

Attendance Cost

$22,560

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$31,620 / Year
Post Graduate Program$22,560 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,256 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$11,488 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$5,456 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$11,880 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$5,456 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$5,046 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$5,456 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
28611235162639
+1-303-444-0202
TELEPHONE
2130 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302
ADDRESS

NEARBY THIS CAMPUS


Bus Station

Folsom Street and Arapahoe Avenue0.1 Km
Arapahoe Ave & 21st St0.22 Km
Arapahoe Ave & 23rd St0.23 Km
Arapahoe Ave & 21st St0.24 Km
Arapahoe Ave & 19th St0.32 Km
Arapahoe Ave & 19th St0.34 Km
Canyon Blvd & 22nd St0.5 Km
Canyon Blvd & 22nd St36.87 Km
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Restaurant

Backcountry Pizza & Tap House0.26 Km
Frasca Food and Wine0.73 Km
Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery0.87 Km
The Sink1.02 Km
Bohemian Biergarten1.14 Km
Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant1.22 Km
Sushi Zanmai1.22 Km
The Med1.28 Km
Brasserie Ten Ten1.31 Km
Walnut Cafe1.42 Km
Dark Horse1.96 Km
Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza2.46 Km
Flagstaff House2.47 Km
The Boulder Cork2.51 Km
BDT Stage3.59 Km
Upslope Brewing Company4.19 Km
Avery Brewing Company7.54 Km
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Shopping Mall

Alcove on Arapahoe0.53 Km
Buffalo Village0.7 Km
Canyon Gate Plaza0.75 Km
Barbara & Company0.9 Km
Boulder Plaza0.96 Km
Sunglass Hut1.04 Km
Twenty Ninth Street1.05 Km
Pearl Street Mall1.14 Km
Freebird Stores - Pearl Street1.18 Km
Sunrise Center1.25 Km
Market Square Shopping Center1.38 Km
Crossroads Commons1.43 Km
Base-Mar Shopping Center1.68 Km
Villa Shopping Center1.68 Km
TEBO Plaza2.01 Km
Meadows On the Parkway3.26 Km
Last Chair Customs5.82 Km
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Book Store

Brandi book0.63 Km
Light Reading Inc0.67 Km
University of Colorado Boulder: CU Book Store0.92 Km
University Memorial Center0.92 Km
Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Cafe0.98 Km
Shipping On The Hill1.09 Km
Beat Book Shop1.15 Km
Lighthouse Bookstore1.18 Km
Trident Booksellers and Cafe1.4 Km
Barnes & Noble1.49 Km
Om Books & Gifts1.64 Km
Outside Magazine1.87 Km
Time Warp Comics and Games1.96 Km
Bookworm2.1 Km
Belly Dance DVDs Books3.26 Km
Toad Hall MOTORBOOKS4.03 Km
Juniper Books5.42 Km
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Pharmacy

Brian Eblovi, BS1.21 Km
Deborah L. Roby, RPh1.21 Km
Brenda M. Mehos, Pharm1.21 Km
Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy1.81 Km
Boulder Medical Center Pharmacy1.81 Km
Jay S. Greenstein, OD2.41 Km
Christopher M. Turf, RPH2.41 Km
Erik P. Makineni, Pharm2.41 Km
Walgreens Pharmacy at Boulder Community Foothills Hospital2.58 Km
Walgreens3.19 Km
Safeway Pharmacy3.3 Km
Corden Pharma Colorado3.52 Km
King Soopers Pharmacy3.69 Km
PDC Pharmacy Colorado7.26 Km
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Hospital

Boulder Medical Center - Broadway1.82 Km

Airport

Boulder Community Hospital Heliport2 Km
Hospital Helipad2.69 Km
Pegasus Helicopters Inc2.87 Km
A2 Global Shipping3.32 Km
Boulder Municipal Airport-BDU4.18 Km
IBM Building 910 Heliport7.77 Km
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*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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