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Naropa University

Boulder, CO 4-Year Private

About Naropa University

Naropa University is a private, nonprofit school located in the urban setting of Boulder, CO, less than an hour from Denver.

Founded in 1974, Naropa University currently enrolls around 855 students a year, including 320 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Admissions Facts About Naropa University

Acceptance rate: 0%

Average GPA: 3.16

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What's the acceptance rate at Naropa University in 2021?

Naropa University is a minimally difficult school to get accepted to. Around 0 percent of all applicants are admitted to Naropa University each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.16 /4.0.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Naropa University a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and graduation rates

About 52 percent of students who start at Naropa University come back for their second year of college. Out of the 39 students who started at Naropa University as first-time freshman, 10 graduate within four years.

Around 41 percent of students who started at Naropa University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $83,811 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Naropa University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Naropa University a good school for YOU?

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College Info

2130 Arapahoe Avenue Boulder, CO 80302-6697

Campus Setting: Urban

Naropa University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Naropa University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Naropa University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Naropa University ACT Scores

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Naropa University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$44,384

In State

$44,384

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$32,900
$32,900
Fees
$170
$170
Housing
$10,058
$10,058
Books
$1,256
$1,256

Student Life

Wondering what life at Naropa University is like? There are approximately 958 students enrolled at Naropa University, including 419 undergraduate students and 539 graduate students. 92% percent of students attend school full-time, 39% percent are from CO and 61% percent of students are from other states.

92%

Full Time

8%

Part Time

39%

In State

61%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

958

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

98%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$33,070

Out-of-State

$33,070

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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