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This is where experiential learning meets academic rigor. Where you challenge your intellect and uncover your potential. Where you discover the work you’re moved to do—then use it to transform our world.

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Find Your Program

Naropa University's innovative degree programs blend academics, the arts, mindfulness, and community engagement into an educational experience that will open you up to a world of possibilities.

Signature Experiences

Creative Writing & Literature

Invent your own genre. Analyze Shakespeare, avant-garde cinema, and modern poetry. Write your first novel.

Elementary Education

Obtain a fully accredited professional licensure, bringing the benefit of mindful and compassionate teaching into the lives of the next generation.

Center for Contemplative Chaplaincy

Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies Program

The Certificate in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies is a 200-hour non-degree, low residency training program featuring a hybrid delivery of online and retreat-based learning.

Online BA Psychology

Three unique components of the program — sharpening intellect, deepinging intuition, and nourishing compassion — will build your confidence and prepare you for future career success.

Religious Studies

Most religious studies programs focus on the intellectual exploration of text, ritual, and culture. At Naropa, we go deeper.

Visual Arts

Become a balanced human being with a conscious art practice, business savvy, and a powerful identity to engage the world.

Yoga Studies

Align your major with your practice in Yoga. Naropa offers both a BA and MA in Yoga Studies. 

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Love Is the Best Superpower

Highlights from Naropa University's 2019 Commencement Ceremony, which was held May 11, 2019, at Macky Auditorium in Boulder, Colorado.

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Carl Anthony: The Urban Habitat Program

Carl Anthony: The Urban Habitat Program

The newest episode of our university podcast, ‘Mindful U at Naropa University,’ is out on iTunes, Stitcher, Fireside, and Spotify…

Miki Fire: Discovering the Self Through Transpersonal Wilderness Therapy

Miki Fire: Discovering the Self Through Transpersonal Wilderness Therapy

The newest episode of our university podcast, ‘Mindful U at Naropa University,’ is out on iTunes, Stitcher, Fireside, and Spotify…

Anthony Gallucci: Re-establishing Masculinity

Anthony Gallucci: Re-establishing Masculinity

The newest episode of our university podcast, ‘Mindful U at Naropa University,’ is out on iTunes, Stitcher, Fireside, and Spotify…

Charlotte Rotterdam: Finding Courage in Contemplative Education

Charlotte Rotterdam: Finding Courage in Contemplative Education

The newest episode of our university podcast, ‘Mindful U at Naropa University,’ is out on iTunes, Stitcher, Fireside, and Spotify…


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