Overview of Naropa University Campus with students

Master of Divinity Costs & Aid

DID YOU KNOW?

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

 

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

 

On Campus Costs

Estimated Tuition Breakdown
  • $8,000/ semester for students enrolled 6-15 credits 
  • For students enrolled for less than 6 credits, or each credit in excess of 15, students will be charged $850/ credit 
Estimated Student Fees (per semester)

Program fee - $500
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  SUMMER
Credits 13 13 6
Tuition $8,000 $8,000 $8,000
Program Fees $500 $500 $500
Student fees $100 $100 $0
Semester Cost $8,600 $8,600 $8,500
Year 1 Cost $25,700    
        
Year 2 Fall  Spring  Summer
Credits 10 10 6
Tuition $8,000 $8,000 $8,000
Program Fees $500 $500 $500
Student Fees $100 $100 $0
Semester Cost $8,600 $8,600 $8,500
Year 2 Cost $25,700    
       
Year 3 Fall Spring  
Credits 8 6  
Tuition $8,000 $8,000  
Program Fees $500 $500  
Student Fees $75 $125  
Semester Cost $8,575 $8,625  
Year 3 Cost $17,200    

 

*These rates are subject to change in subsequent years

Scholarships

Scholarships (application & FASFA required)

Scholarships (no application -- FAFSA 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

 

Low Res Costs

Estimated Tuition Breakdown
  • $7,000/ semester for students enrolled 6-15 credits 
  • For students enrolled for less than 6 credits, or each credit in excess of 15, students will be charged $850/ credit 
Estimated Student Fees (per semester)

Program fee - $500
Student Activity fee* - $25
Graduation fee** - $50

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

Cost Per Year
Year 1 Fall  Spring  SUMMER
Credits 10 10 6
Tuition $7,000 $7,000 $7,000
Program Fees $500 $500 $500
Student fees $25 $25 $0
Semester Cost $7,525 $7,525 $7,500
Year 1 Cost $22,550    
        
Year 2 Fall  Spring  Summer
Credits 7 10 6
Tuition $7,000 $7,000 $7,000
Program Fees $500 $500 $500
Student Fees $0 $25 $0
Semester Cost $7,500 $7,525 $7,500
Year 2 Cost $22,525    
       
Year 3 Fall Spring  Summer
Credits 8 6  6
Tuition $7,000 $7,000 $7,000
Program Fees $500 $500  $500
Student Fees $0 $0  $50
Semester Cost $7,500 $7,525  $7,550
Year 3 Cost $22,575    

 

*These rates are subject to change in subsequent years

Scholarships

Scholarships (application & FASFA required)

Scholarships (no application -- FAFSA 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.