Estimated Costs Per Program

clinical mental health counseling: Contemplative Psychotherapy & Buddhist Psychology MA

Estimated Tuition and Fees for Year 1 based on 25.5 Credits
*Includes fall, spring, and Maitri fees*

$29,417.50

Scholarships (application required) Scholarships (no application required)
 

Creative Writing MA (hybrid program) 

Estimated Tuition and Fees for Year 1 based on 20 Credits
*Includes Fall, Spring and Summer

$20,520

 Scholarships (application required) Scholarships (no application required)

Creative Writing and Poetics MFA  

Estimated Tuition and Fees for Year 1 based on 24 Credits
*Amount includes Fall, Spring, and Summer.

$24,730

 Scholarships (application required) Scholarships (no application required)

Master of divinity 

Estimated Tuition and Fees for Year 1 based on 26 Credits

$26,540

 Scholarships (application required) Scholarships (no application required)

Resilient Leadership MA

Estimated Tuition and Fees for Year 1 based on 18 Credits

$18,580

 Scholarships (application required) Scholarships (no application required)

Religious Studies MA 

Estimated Tuition and Fees for Year 1 based on 24 Credits

$24,550

 Scholarships (application required) Scholarships (no application required)
 

Religious Studies with Language MA  

Estimated Tuition and Fees for Year 1 based on 32 Credits
Includes Fall and Spring

$32,510

 Scholarships (application required) Scholarships (no application required)

clinical mental health counseling: Somatic Counseling Body Psychotherapy MA

Estimated Tuition and Fees for Year 1 Based on 25 Credits
Includes Fall and Spring

$25,660

 Scholarships (application required) Scholarships (no application required)

clinical mental health counseling: Somatic Counseling Dance/Movement Therapy ma

Estimated Tuition and Fees for Year 1 Based on 25 Creduts
Includes Fall and Spring

$25,570

 Scholarships (application required) Scholarships (no application required)

Theater: Contemporary Performance MFA 

Estimated Tuition and Fees for Year 1 Based on 24 Credits
*Amount includes special course fees.

$25,750

 Scholarships (application required) Scholarships (no application required)

clinical mental health counseling: Transpersonal Art Therapy MA

Estimated Tuition and Fees for Year 1 Based on 22 Credits
Includes Fall and Spring

$23,185

 Scholarships (application required) Scholarships (no application required)

clinical mental health counseling: mindfulness-based transpersonal counseling MA

Estimated Tuition and Fees for Year 1 Based on 22 Credits
Includes Fall and Spring

$22,695

 Scholarships (application required) Scholarships (no application required)

clinical mental health counseling: Transpersonal Wilderness Therapy MA

Estimated Tuition and Fees for Year 1 Based on 26 Credits
Includes Fall, Spring, and Summer intensive

$27,275

 Scholarships (application required) Scholarships (no application required)

Ecopsychology MA (hybrid/Low-Residency program) 

Estimated Tuition and Fees for Year 1 Based on 24 Credits
*Amount includes Fall, Spring, and Summer.

$25,950

 Scholarships (application required) Scholarships (no application required)
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  • Graduate students may borrow up to $20,500/year in Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans.
  • Graduate students may be able to borrow a Federal Grad PLUS loan up to the total Cost of Attendance minus all other aid awarded.
  • Students may set up a Payment Plan to pay their tuition bill.
  • Many students work part-time off and on campus. For available employment opportunities at Naropa University, visit the Graduate Assistantships webpage.
  • Students who previously participated in Americorps programs may be able to apply their education award voucher to their tuition bill. Also, students enrolled in degree programs requiring internships may be able to earn credit toward an Americorps education award.

Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance is determined using guidelines established by the Colorado Commission of Higher Education and assumes that students are limiting expenses by sharing housing, utilizing public transportation, etc. Living expenses (room and board, books, transportation, personal and miscellaneous) are about $1,875/month. The following demonstrates expected expenses associated with attending school.

Room & Board $12,848
Transportation $1,126
Books & Materials $1,256
Personal & Misc. $3,790
Total Indirect Costs $19,020