you are ready

To those who know compassion, mindfulness, and a little edge can change the world. You are ready to experience a different way of learning that will help you be the leader — the changemaker you are meant to be.

You are ready for Naropa University, where experiential learning meets academic rigor. And we are ready for you.

naropa student on campusMindful Majors

Choose from a variety of majors, or create you own. Then, round out your schedule with internships, service learning projects, field studies, creative work, global study, and more.

Lincoln Building on the Naropa campusHow to Apply

You are ready to unlock your potential and discover the work you're moved to do. No matter if you're a transfer student or if it's your first time applying, submit an application and begin to make your mark. 


Chris Cole at Naropanaropa

Where experiential learning meets academic rigor, where your professors and community encourage you to be more you, and where you discover the changemaker you are meant to be. 

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Please select the potential major that interests you most, or select "Undecided."




Swanee Astrid at Naropa


"Pursuing my path and finding my vision, and knowing I'm going to make a difference."

— Swanee
MFA Writing & Poetics