Costs & Aid

Did you Know?

More than 75% of graduate students at Naropa University receive some form of federal or institutional aid to help cover their costs.

Important Information

For All Graduate Programs at Naropa University
  • To be considered for any form of financial aid (including loans, scholarships, or employment) students must have a completed aid application for each year.
  • Graduate students may borrow up to $20,500/year in Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans.
  • Graduate students may be able to borrow a Federal Grad PLUS Loan up to the total Cost of Attendance minus all other aid awarded (must credit qualify).
  • Students may set up a Payment Plan to pay their tuition bill.
  • Many students work part-time off and on campus. For available employment opportunities at Naropa University, check out available Graduate Assistantships or submit a request for student employment at
  • Students who previously participated in Americorps programs may be able to apply their education award voucher to their tuition bill. Also, students enrolled in degree programs requiring internships may be able to earn credit toward an Americorps education award.
All figures are based on 2023-2024 tuition and fee rates.
*These rates are subject to change in subsequent years
  • $6,000/ semester for students enrolled 6-10 credits 
  • For students enrolled for less than 6 credits, or each credit in excess of 10, students will be charged $750/ credit 

Program fee – $400
Student Activity fee* – $25
Graduation fee** – $50

*Only charged when full time
** Charged in final semester

  • Monastic Scholarship
  • Owen Weber-Weinstein Scholarship
  • The W.E.B DuBois Scholarship
  • The Charles B. Edison Jinpa Scholarship (available to returning students)

  • Naropa Honor Scholarship
  • Naropa Presidential Scholarship
  • The Martha Bonzi Scholarship
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