Facts at a Glance

2018–19 Profile

Undergraduate Students

Total: 409
Average age: 25
Student/faculty ratio: 9:1
Average class size: 14
Class size range: 3–60

Female 64%; Male 31%; Another 2%; Unknown 3%

White, non-Hispanic 70%;
Hispanic/Latino 11%;
Asian 2%;
Black/African American 1%;
Two or more races 7%;
Unknown 7%;
International 2%

In-state 37%; Out-of-state 60%; International 3%

Graduate Students

Total graduate enrollment: 534
31% in-state, 64% out-of-state, 4% international

Retention and Graduation Rates

Undergraduate and Graduate Retention and Graduation Rates
Number of Degrees Granted by Program

Undergraduate Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition and fees $31,790
Books $1,256
Room and board


Miscellaneous $3,789
Transportation $1,125
Total costs $50,809

Average aid package: $31,584
Percentage of undergraduates receiving financial aid: 82%
Financial Aid applicants receiving grants (undergrads): 77%
Average Scholarship: $24,345  

Graduate Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition: $995 per credit
Graduates receiving financial aid: 81%
Financial Aid applicants receiving grants or scholarships: 65%
Financial Aid applicants receiving loans: 87%

2018 National Survey of Student Engagment (NSSE) Institutional Summary

  Naropa University Other Mission Engaged Institutions
During the past year, students at Naropa:
Attended an art exhibit, play or other arts performance 85% 59%
Conncected learning to societal problems or other issues often or very often  95% 64%
Learned something that changed the way they understand an issue or concept often or very often  97% 73%
Reported that some to many courses include community-based service learning projects 93% 52%
Reported that Naropa emphasizes attending events that address important social, economic or political issues 89% 58%
Reported that Naropa emphasizes encouraging contact among students from different backgrounds (social, racial/ethnic, religious, etc.) quite a bit or very much 78% 60%
Reported that their Naropa experience helped understand people of other backgrounds (economic, racial/ethnic, political, religious, nationality, etc.) quite a bit or very much  89% 62%
 Have completed, or plan to complete, a culminating senior experience (capstone course, senior project or thesis, comprehensive exam, portfolio, etc.) 100% 66%
In 2017*, Students Agreed or Strongly Agreed with the following statements:
 Ethical and spiritual development of students is an important part of the mission at this institution. 97% 74%
 Social and personal development of students is an important part of the mission at this institution.  93% 82%
 The heritage of the founder/founding religious community of this institution is evident here.  97% 55%
 The faculty and staff here are respectful of people of different religions.  97% 82%
 Students here feel free to express their individual spirituality. 83% 71%
 The students here are respectful of people of different races and cultures.  90% 77%
 People of different sexual orientations are accepted socially here.  93% 71%
 As a result of my experience here, I am more aware of my own personal values.  100% 84%

*Mission Engaged cohort data not available as part of NSSE in 2018