How to Apply for Undergraduate Financial Aid

Apply for Federal Aid

Complete the following steps to apply for aid:

  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the March 1st priority deadline
  • The earlier you apply and complete all necessary paperwork, the more likely you are to receive the full amount of aid for which you are eligible
  • Late applicants and those whose financial aid application requirements are not met by the suggested deadline will still be awarded all forms of aid still available for which they are eligible
  • Students must complete the 2021-2022 FAFSA with 2019 tax information (complete the 2020-2021 FAFSA with 2018 tax information if you are applying for the 2020-2021 academic year)
  • Utilize the IRS Data Retrieval Tool on the FAFSA! This will transfer tax information from the IRS to your FAFSA.
    If you are not required to file taxes, indicate so on the FAFSA and include any earnings on your application
    List Naropa's six digit school code (014652) on your application
  • Your FAFSA may be selected for verification. If so, we will email you with instructions on how to complete the verification process. Students selected for verification must complete the verification process before we can award them financial aid.

    The Financial Aid Office is required by law to report students to the Office of the Inspector General and/or local law enforcement officials if it is suspected that information has been misreported and/or altered for the purpose of increasing financial aid eligibility or fraudulently obtaining federal funds

Apply for State Aid

  • State funded financial aid may be available to Colorado residents who qualify
  • Students must complete the Colorado State Financial Aid Application, in addition to the FAFSA
  • Completed applications and all required documents should be submitted to the Financial Aid Office:

    Mail: 2130 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302

    Fax: 303-546-3536


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