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Facts At A Glance

2023–2024 Profile

Total undergraduate enrollment: 368
Average age: 29
Student/faculty ratio: 9:1
Average class size: 13
Class size range: 2–25

Female 53%; Male 25%; Another 6%; Unknown 16%

American Indian or Alaska Native <1%
Asian 2%;
Black/African American 2%
Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
International 3%
Latinx 12%
Two or more races 8%;
Unknown 8%
White, non-Hispanic 65%

In-state 40% · Out-of-state 57% · International 3%

Tuition & Indirect Costs

$34,600 Tuition & Fees
+$7,130 Student Housing at Snow Lion (shared room in an apartment)
+$2,947 Student Health Insurance
$44,677 Total

Most Naropa students do not pay this amount. Over 88% of our undergraduates were offered grants and/or scholarships to help with their education-related expenses in the 2022–2023 academic year

Average aid package: $36,018
Percentage of undergraduates receiving financial aid: 84%
Financial Aid applicants receiving grants or scholarships: 98%
Average total amount of scholarship/grants: $21,266

Retention and Graduation Rates

2020 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) Institutional Summary

Naropa University Other Participating Institutions
During the past year, students at Naropa:
Reported that some to many courses include community-based service-learning projects 95% 58%
Reported that Naropa emphasizes attending events that address important social, economic or political issues 93% 80%
Attended an art exhibit, play or other arts performance 91% 55%
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%
Connected learning to societal problems or other issues often or very often 86% 58%
Have completed, or plan to complete, a culminating senior experience (capstone course, senior project or thesis, comprehensive exam, portfolio, etc.) 84% 64%
Reported including diverse perspectives (political, religious, racial/ethnic, gender, etc.) in course discussions or assignments often or very often 81% 54%

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Naropa Campuses Closed on Friday, March 15, 2024

Due to adverse weather conditions, all Naropa campuses will be closed Friday, March 15, 2024.  All classes that require a physical presence on campus will be canceled. All online and low-residency programs are to meet as scheduled.

Based on the current weather forecast, the Healing with the Ancestors Talk & Breeze of Simplicity program scheduled for Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday will be held as planned.

Staff that do not work remotely or are scheduled to work on campus, can work remotely. Staff that routinely work remotely are expected to continue to do so.

As a reminder, notifications will be sent by e-mail and the LiveSafe app.  

Regardless of Naropa University’s decision, if you ever believe the weather conditions are unsafe, please contact your supervisor and professors.  Naropa University trusts you to make thoughtful and wise decisions based on the conditions and situation in which you find yourself in.