Naropa University
#530 Overall Influence#1139 Desirability Rank

Naropa University

University in Boulder Colorado

Naropa University Rankings

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.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

129

Acceptance

98%

Graduation Rate

37%

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$31,620

Fees (in-state)

$170

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$27,800

Employed

79%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

1K

Under-Grads

0K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

2130 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder CO 80302-6697

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

30 per 100k

Violent Crime

2 per 100k

What is Naropa University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#131 World Rank #62 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#191 World Rank #79 USA Rank
Literature
#195 World Rank #113 USA Rank
Psychology
#1254 World Rank #522 USA Rank
Medical
#1203 World Rank #549 USA Rank
Education
#2509 World Rank #1123 USA Rank
Political Science

Other areas of influence

#337 World Rank #122 USA Rank
Philosophy
#339 World Rank #152 USA Rank
Anthropology
#677 World Rank #488 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#809 World Rank #454 USA Rank
History
#1013 World Rank #584 USA Rank
Social Work
#1106 World Rank #442 USA Rank
Computer Science
#1533 World Rank #832 USA Rank
Business
#2619 World Rank #1356 USA Rank
Communications

Influential People

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. Naropa University’s most academically influential people include Will Christopher Baer, Eleni Sikelianos, and Tim Z. Hernandez.

Will Christopher Baer

American writer

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Eleni Sikelianos
Eleni Sikelianos

American poet

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Tim Z. Hernandez

American writer

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Rachel Levitsky

American writer

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William John Sullivan
William John Sullivan

American software programmer

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Brad Will
Brad Will

US journalist, anarchist

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Pirooz Kalayeh
Pirooz Kalayeh

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Trinidad Escobar
Trinidad Escobar

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Leonard Buschel

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Tom Savage

American poet

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Bradley Sands

American writer

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Miranda Mellis
Miranda Mellis

American author, novelist, and professor

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