Graduate Financial Aid

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Financial Aid available to Graduate students, per year

Naropa offers scholarships and graduate assistantships.  More than 75% of our graduate students receive some form of federal or institutional aid.


Naropa Fellowships: up to $29,000

Presidential Scholarship: up to $500 per semester

Honor Scholarship: up to $1,500 per semester

Other Scholarships: up to $25,000

Outside Scholarships: monies awarded by non-Naropa sources

Employment Opportunities

Graduate Assistantships: a form of employment with the University, awards ranging from $4,125 - $8,250

Federal Work Study: Need based employment on campus or with approved community partners. To be considered, please email

Naropa Student Employment: Non-need based student employment on campus. To be considered, please email

Student Loans

Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans: up to $20,500

PLUS Loan: Federal credit-based loan available to cover the gap between aid and cost of attendance


Aid may available up to your cost of attendance

(tuition & fees plus humble living expenses)

Graduate Costs & Aid Resources

  • How to Apply for Financial Aid

    Review the steps to apply for financial aid.

  • Payments

    View the different tuition payment options.

  • Scholarships

    Learn about the different scholarships available to Naropa students.

  • Graduate Student Employment

    See and learn how to apply for open graduation assistantship position.

  • Loans

    Learn more about the different federal financial aid loan options available to graduate students.