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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 2019-2020 tuition and fee rates.
*These rates are subject to change in subsequent years

Mindfulness-based transpersonal counseling (on-campus)

Estimated Tuition Breakdown

Total # of credits - 60
Tuition per credit - $1,050
Total Tuition cost - $63,000

Estimated Student Fees (per semester)

Registration fee - $250
Transportation fee - $60
Student Activity fee* - $25

*Only charged when full time

Cost Per Year
Year 1 Fall  Spring 
Credits 12 10
Tuition $12,600 $10,500
Student Fees $335 $335
Semester Cost $12,935 $10,835
Year 1 Cost $23,770  
     
Year 2 Fall  Spring 
Credits 11 9
Tuition $11,550 $9,450
Student Fees $335 $335
Semester Cost $11,885 $9,785
Year 2 Cost $21,670  
     
Year 3 Fall Spring
Credits 6 7
Tuition $6,300 $7,350
Student Fees $310 $360
Semester Cost $6,610 $7,710
Year 3 Cost $14,320  
     
Electives to be taken at any time 5 $5,250


*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 $2,264/month. The following demonstrates expected expenses associated with attending school for 9 months. 

Room & Board $13,978
Transportation $1,126
Books & Materials $1,256
Personal & Misc. $4,014
Total Indirect Costs $20,374

 

Mindfulness-based Transpersonal Counseling (Hybrid)

Estimated Tuition Breakdown

Total # of credits - 60
Tuition per credit - $1,050
Total Tuition cost - $63,000

Estimated Student Fees (per semester)

Registration fee (Fall/Spring) - $250
Registration fee (Summer) - $120

Cost Per Year
Year 1 Summer Fall Spring
Credits 6 7 8
Tuition $6,300 $7,350 $8,400
Intensive Fees $0.00 $915 $0.00
Student Fees $120 $250 $250
Semester Cost $6,420 $8,515 $8,650
Year 1 Cost $23,585    
       
Year 2 Summer Fall Spring
Credits 6 7 6
Tuition $6,300 $7,350 $6,300
Intensive Fees TBD TBD TBD
Student Fees $120 $250 $250
Semester Cost $6,420 $7,600 $6,550
Year 2 Cost $20,570    
       
Year 3 Summer Fall Spring
Credits 7 7 6
Tuition $7,350 $7,350 $6,300
Intensive Fees TBD TBD TBD
Registration Fees $120 $250 $300
Semester Cost $7,470 $7,600 $6,600
Year 3 Cost $21,670.00    
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 $2,264/month. The following demonstrates expected expenses associated with attending school for 9 months. 

Room & Board $13,978
Transportation $1,126
Books & Materials $1,256
Personal & Misc. $4,014
Total Indirect Costs $20,374

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.