Naropa University

#2124 / #611
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#1139
Most Desirable School
University in Boulder Colorado

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About Naropa University

According to Wikipedia, Naropa University is a private university in Boulder, Colorado. Founded in 1974 by Tibetan Buddhist teacher Chögyam Trungpa, it is named for the 11th-century Indian Buddhist sage Naropa, an abbot of Nalanda. The university describes itself as Buddhist-inspired, ecumenical, and nonsectarian rather than Buddhist. Naropa promotes non-traditional activities like meditation to supplement traditional learning approaches.

Naropa University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate
160 100% 31%

How Much Does Naropa University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$34,800

How Much Do Naropa University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Naropa University, then you can expect to earn an average of $27,800 per year. You also have a 79% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Naropa University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
762 356 406

Where is Naropa University?

Naropa University is located at 2130 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder CO 80302-6697

How Safe is Naropa University?

Boulder has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Naropa University Known For?

Naropa University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Naropa University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Naropa University's Most Influential Alumni?

Naropa University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Literature, and Psychology. Here are some of Naropa University's most famous alumni:

William John Sullivan
William John Sullivan
An American software programmer.
Brad Will
Brad Will
A US journalist, anarchist.
Eleni Sikelianos
Eleni Sikelianos
An American poet.
Tim Z. Hernandez
An American writer.
Bunky Echo-Hawk
A Native American painter.
Brenda Coultas
An American writer.
Lindo Bacon
An American nutritionist.
Trinidad Escobar
Trinidad Escobar
An American poet.
Patricia Jennings
A Researcher.
Will Christopher Baer
An American writer.
Leonard Buschel
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Jessica Hullman
An American computer scientist.

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