Overview of Naropa University Campus with students

MA Mindfulness-Based Transpersonal Counseling Costs & Aid

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More than 75% of graduate students at Naropa University receive some form of federal or institutional aid to help cover their costs. 

All figures are based on 2020-2021 tuition and fee rates.
*These rates are subject to change in subsequent years

Mindfulness-based transpersonal counseling (on-campus)

Estimated Tuition Breakdown
  • $12,000/ semester for students enrolled 9-15 credits 
  • $7,500/ semester for students enrolled 6-8.9 credits 
  • For students enrolled for less than 6 credits, or each credit in excess of 15, students will be charged $1,100/ credit 
Estimated Student Fees (per semester)

 Transportation fee - $75
Student Activity fee* - $25
Graduation fee** - $50

*Only charged when full time
** Charged in final semester

Cost Per Year
Year 1 Fall  Spring 
Credits 12 10
Tuition $12,000 $12,000
Student Fees $100 $100
Semester Cost $12,100 $12,100
Year 1 Cost $24,200  
     
Year 2 Fall  Spring 
Credits 11 9
Tuition $12,000 $12,000
Student Fees $100 $100
Semester Cost $12,100 $12,100
Year 2 Cost $24,200  
     
Year 3 Fall Spring
Credits 6 7
Tuition $7,500 $7,500
Student Fees $75 $125
Semester Cost $7,575 $7,625
Year 3 Cost $15,200  
     
Electives to be taken at any time 5  


*These rates are subject to change in subsequent years

Scholarships

 Scholarships (application & FASFA required)

Scholarships (no application required)

Indirect Costs
 

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 are about $2,215/month. The following demonstrates expected expenses associated with attending school for 9 months. 

Room & Board $13,636
Transportation $990
Books & Materials $1,256
Personal & Misc. $4,050
Total Indirect Costs $19,932

 

Mindfulness-based Transpersonal Counseling (Hybrid)

Estimated Tuition Breakdown
  • $12,000/ semester for students enrolled 9-15 credits 
  • $7,000/ semester for students enrolled 6-8.9 credits 
  • For students enrolled for less than 6 credits, or each credit in excess of 15, students will be charged $1,100/ credit 
Estimated Student Fees (per semester)

Program Fee - $350
Graduation Fee - $50*

*Only charged in final semester

 COST pER YEAR
  Summer Fall Spring
Credits 6 7 8
Tuition $7,000 $7,000 $7,000
Program Fee $350 $350 $350
Student fees $0 $0 $0
Semester Cost $7,350 $7,350 $7,350
Year 1 Cost $22,050    
       
Year 2 Summer Fall Spring
Credits 6 7 6
Tuition $7,000 $7,000 $7,000
Program Fee $350 $350 $350
Student Fees $0 $0 $0
Semester Cost $7,350 $7,350 $7,350
Year 2 Cost $22,050    
       
Year 3 Summer Fall Spring
Credits 7 7 6
Tuition $7,000 $7,000 $7,000
Program Fee $350 $350 $350
Student Fees $0 $0 $50
Semester Cost $7,350 $7,350 $7,400
Year 3 Cost $22,100    
Scholarships

 Scholarships (application & FASFA required)

Scholarships (no application required)

Indirect Costs
 

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 are about $2,215/month. The following demonstrates expected expenses associated with attending school for 9 months. 

Room & Board $13,636
Transportation $990
Books & Materials $1,256
Personal & Misc. $4,050
Total Indirect Costs $19,932

Important Information

For all graduate programs at Naropa University

  • 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 (must credit qualify).
  • 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, check out available Graduate Assistantships or submit a request for student employment at finaid@naropa.edu.
  • 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.