Facts at a Glance

2020–21 Profile

Undergraduate Students

Total: 319
Average age: 26
Student/faculty ratio: 9:1
Average class size: 13
Class size range: 2–24

Female 69%; Male 28%; Another 2%; Unknown 1%

White, non-Hispanic 70%;
Latinx 12%;
Asian 6%;
Black/African American 2%;
Two or more races 6%;
Unknown 7%;
International 2%

In-state 40%; Out-of-state 58%; International 2%

Graduate Students

Total graduate enrollment: 535
In-state 35%; Out-of-state 63%; International 3%

Retention and Graduation Rates

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

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