Undergraduate Costs & Aid

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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. 

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Undergraduate Costs & Aid Resources

  • How to Apply for Financial Aid

    Review the steps to apply for financial aid.

  • Tuition

    View tuition information for bachelors students as well as sample tuition bills.

  • Payments

    View the different tuition payment options.

  • Scholarships

    Learn about the different scholarships available to Naropa students.

  • Undergraduate Employment

    See open work-study positions and learn more about community work-study positions.

  • Loans

    Learn more about the different federal financial aid loan options available to undergraduate students and their parents.