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Undergraduate Costs & Aid

Aligning Aspirations with Budgets

At Naropa University, we work to keep things authentic. Here's the yearly cost for a Naropa education with no scholarships or financial aid applied:

2020-2021 and 2021-2022 Academic Years

$34,600 Tuition & Fees
+$5,980 Student Housing at Snow Lion (shared room in an apartment)
+$2,332 Student Health Insurance (based on 2020-2021, may change for 2021-2022)
$42,912 Total
Most Naropa students do not pay this amount. Over 70% of our undergraduates received grants and/or scholarships to help with their education-related expenses in the 2019-2020 academic year.

Financial Aid Available to Undergraduates (Per Year)

  • Naropa Grant: aid based on need up to $24,000
  • Transfer Scholarship: $5,000
  • Academic Achievement, Academic Honors, and Academic Excellence Scholarships: $5,000 - $10,000
  • Internal Scholarships: more information can be found here
  • Outside Scholarships: monies awarded by non-Naropa sources
  • Federal Pell Grant: Federal aid based on financial need, up to $6,345 (based on 2020/2021)
  • Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG): Federal aid based on financial need, up to $1,000
  • Colorado State Grant: State aid available to Colorado residents.
  • Federal Direct Loans: $5,500 to $12,500 depending on FAFSA dependency status and credits earned
  • Parent PLUS Loan: Federal credit-based loan available to parents to cover the gap between aid and cost of attendance, for dependent students
  • Work-Study: on-campus and off-campus employment opportunity based on need
  • Naropa Student Employment: on-campus employment opportunity for international students, or student who do not demonstrate need.

Undergraduate Cost Calculator

Naropa University Net Price Calculator

At Naropa, we strive to make a Naropa education accessible to as many students as we can.

To get a better idea of what you might pay at Naropa, run your numbers through Naropa's Net Price Calculator.

*Average scholarships and grants reflect the average of those students receiving this type of aid.

Undergraduate Costs & Aid Resources

Scholarships

Undergraduate Scholarships

 

Application Deadline

The schoalrship deadline is April 1st, unless otherwise noted.

Scholarship Requirements

To be considered for Naropa's institutional scholarships, students must meet the following criteria by the scholarship deadline:

  • Be admitted into a degree program
  • Be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours each semester
  • Students must be enrolled fulltime for both fall and spring (exceptions: Transfer Scholarship, Academic Achievement Scholarship, Academic Honor Scholarship, and Academic Excellence Scholarship may be awarded to eligible fulltime students who are starting in the spring semester)
  • Have a cumulative 3.0 GPA (returning students only)
  • Have a complete financial aid application on file (FAFSA or International Financial Aid Application), unless otherwise stated in the scholarship description
  • The 2021-2022 FAFSA is considered complete when the application contains complete 2019 tax information

Additional Information

  • Scholarships range from $500 to $10,000/academic year
  • Receiving more than one institutional scholarship could affect your eligibility for, or the amounts of other forms of aid, including scholarship awards

Scholarships by Nomination

Students who meet the above listed scholarship requirements are automatically considered for the following awards.

No separate application or materials are required to be considered.

Non-Program Specific Awards

Peace Studies

Environmental Studies

Music

Scholarships Requiring Applications

Summer Writing Program

Grants
Employment
Loans
State Aid
Veteran Benefits

Questions? Give us a call today.

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