If you have any questions please contact the Office of Admissions at 303-546-3572 (1-800-772-6951) or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apply to one of Naropa University's graduate programs in one of the following ways:
Application documents should be sent to:
Office of Admissions
2130 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder, CO 80302
If your current financial situation warrants waiving of your application fee, submit a fee waiver request.
Official academic transcripts from any and all institutions where undergraduate or graduate coursework was completed are required. If you completed any coursework at a foreign college or university (other than a study abroad program), an international education evaluation is required.
If accepted to Naropa University, an official transcript of a conferred bachelor's degree must be received by the Office of Admissions prior to beginning graduate coursework.
All of Naropa University's counseling programs offer skills training and counseling career preparation, diversity work, contemplative practice, community engagement, and deep personal reflection.
Given this, in a three-to-five page, double-spaced essay, please respond to the following:
How are you prepared to participate in this distinctive community, and how would your life and educational goals be reached by attending the Contemplative Psychotherapy and Buddhist Psychology program?
Using specific examples from your life experience, please describe your inspiration, intention, and commitment to studying psychotherapy in the Contemplative Psychotherapy and Buddhist Psychology program. Describe your vision of how your education will allow you to be of service in the world.
Please be sure to include:
Your resume/CV should detail all pertinent academic, employment, and volunteer history.
Submit copies of your official transcript(s), statement of interest, and resume/CV.
Two letters of recommendation are required.
Recommendations must be from pertinent academic or professional sources, and may not be from family members, spouses, or current or former therapists or spiritual advisors.
Due to the number of applications received each year, it may not be possible to schedule an interview for every candidate. The Office of Admissions will assess a candidate’s completed application to determine if the candidate will move forward in the process and be invited to an interview. On-campus interviews are a required part of the admissions process.
The 2017 interview dates are:
We encourage you to be actively engaged in the admission process. You can check your application status online at MyNaropa. Once an application has been submitted you will receive login information via email.
Domestic applicants: learn more about how to apply for financial aid.
International applicants: learn more about how to apply for financial aid.
If accepted to Naropa University, international students are required to submit the following: