If you have any questions please contact the Office of Admissions at 303-546-3572 (1-800-772-6951) or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apply online and pay the $60 nonrefundable application fee.
Application documents should be sent to:
Office of Admissions
2130 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder, CO 80302
If your current financial situation warrants waiving of your application fee, submit a fee waiver request.
We encourage you to be actively engaged in the admission process. Once you have submitted your application online, you can log back in anytime to check the status of your application and documents.
If you completed any coursework at a foreign college or university (other than a study abroad program), an international education evaluation is required.
Respond to the following questions in a 1250 to 3000 word essay:
For Sustainable Systems concentration
Discuss the relationship between sustainability and resilience. Provide an example that you have observed in your professional experience or that you aspire to create.
For Climate Justice concentration
What is your understanding of the relationship between globalization and justice? Why are you interested in bringing this into your work?
Your resume/CV should detail all pertinent academic, employment, and volunteer history with exact dates of participation.
Submit copies of your official transcript(s), statement of interest, and resume/CV.
You can check the status of your documents and application in MyNaropa at any time. Note that document uploads can take up to one week to be reflected in MyNaropa.
Two letters of recommendation are required. Recommendations must be from pertinent academic or professional sources, and may not be from family members, spouses, friends, or current or former therapists or spiritual advisors.
Domestic applicants: learn more about how to apply for financial aid.
International applicants: learn more about how to apply for financial aid.
In addition to the graduate admissions requirements, international applicants must also complete the following international applicant admissions requirements:
International applicants must document their English language proficiency by submitting scores for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) tests. Applicants must earn the following required scores:
Exceptions are granted for applicants from countries where English is one of the official national languages.
Applicants (including U.S. citizens and permanent residents educated outside of the U.S.) must have all non-U.S. records of secondary and/or post-secondary education evaluated by a professional international education evaluation service. In this case, all non-U.S transcripts should be sent to one of the below evaluation service providers, not to Naropa University. Once the evaluation is completed, the applicant should request that the report be sent directly to: Naropa University, Office of Admissions (2130 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302).
Naropa works with the three following credential evaluation services. Evaluations will not be accepted by other services.
All undergraduate and graduate applicants must submit a complete course-by-course evaluation.
Please note: international applicants who have completed their undergraduate degree
at an accredited U.S. institution do not need to provide an evaluated transcript.
If accepted to Naropa University, international students are required to submit the following: