Payment must be received, not postmarked, by the due date in order for it to be considered on time. If your bill is not paid by Monday of the week prior to your classes starting, you risk disenrollment from your courses. About one month prior to the semester beginning, and once registered, you can find your costs on your Estimated Bill & Schedule (EBS) on the Billing & Payments page of MyNaropa. Prior to the EBS being available, please use our tuition-per-credit handout, found on the same page, to calculate your costs.

During the add/drop period of each semester, you have a chance to add and drop courses which will affect your tuition bill. After that, during the withdraw period, only a portion, if any, of tuition will be refunded for dropped courses. See the Registration page at for more information on dates for the add/drop and withdraw periods.

If you add classes during the add/drop period, you have approximately a month to pay for them. Please check your Estimated Bill & Schedule (EBS) after the add/drop period and paid any balance due. Specific due dates and late fees for the current semester can be found on the Key Payment Dates and Info handout, which you can find on the Billing & Payments page of MyNaropa.

Please include your name, student ID number, and semester with all payments to ensure the correct student account is credited. If you do not know your student ID number, please include the last four digits of your social security number and/or your phone number.

Before the start of the semester, you have access to your estimated bill on the web by logging into web registration and clicking on ‘Estimated Bill’. You can log into web registration by going to

Questions about billing?
Contact the Coordinator of Student Accounts at (303) 546-3554 or

Cash Payments

Please do not mail cash payments. Cash payments must be made in person. The Billing Office is located on the first floor of Wulsin Hall on the main Arapahoe Campus. Please ensure that you have exact change. We cannot provide change.

Check Payments

Include the student’s name and ID number in the memo field of the check. Make checks payable to Naropa University. Please mail checks to:

Naropa University
Attention: Coordinator of Student Accounts
2130 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder, CO 80302

Credit Card Payments

We accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express.

Phone Payments

Make your payment over the phone with a credit card by calling the Coordinator of Student Accounts at 303-546-3554

Online Payments

Make a payment online through the Billing & Payments section of MyNaropa.

Wire Transfer

If you are an international student and would like to pay your tuition via wire transfer, please contact the Coordinator of Student Accounts at The funds must reach Naropa's account by the tuition due date in order to be considered on time. Depending on your bank, the transfer may occur instantaneously or take as long as several days to occur. After you have completed the wire transfer with your bank, please email with the following information:

  • student name
  • student ID number
  • wire transfer number
  • exact amount of the wire transfer, and
  • when the wire should arrive in Naropa's account.

Tuition Payment Plan

If you cannot pay tuition in full by the due date, Naropa offers a payment plan for the fall and spring semesters that breaks your tuition into four monthly payments.

You must be a degree-seeking student at Naropa and have at least a $500 unpaid balance in order to participate in this plan.

There is a $50 enrollment fee, and you must re-enroll each semester by submitting a payment plan agreement to the Coordinator of Student Accounts. Please find the payment plan agreement on the Billing & Payments page of MyNaropa.

Alternate Billing

If you would like your bill to be sent to a third party (i.e., parents, trust fund, Vocational Rehabilitation, etc.) you must complete an Alternative Billing Address form. This will change your address for billing purposes only.

Please be aware that we cannot discuss a student's account with anyone but the student. While an Alternative Billing Address form allows us to disclose the balance due, it does not allow us to discuss information such as what charge is connected to what class, what financial aid you are receiving, etc. Many parents and other bill payers do have questions about these things, and if you would like them to have access to this information, you must complete the online FERPA Waiver available on MyNaropa. This waiver will allow us to release all education-related information, including billing information, to whomever is indicated on the waiver.


Refunds are available 7–10 business days from the time "Refund to Student" appears on your tuition bill. You can view your tuition bill through the Billing & Payments section of MyNaropa.

For a faster and completely automated disbursement, we highly encourage you to sign up for our Electronic Refund via the Billing & Payments page of MyNaropa, which will deposit your refund directly into your choice of bank account.

If you do not choose to sign up for Electronic Refund, a paper check will be mailed to your address on file and may significantly increase your wait time as mail can take several days to arrive. This address can be updated on MyNaropa via the Personal Info link in the footer menu, and Biographical Data tab.

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