Facts at a Glance

2013–14 Profile

Undergraduate Students

Total: 383
Average age: 25
Student/faculty ratio: 11:1
Average class size: 14
Class size range: 3–50

Female 64%; Male 36%
Caucasian 65%; Hispanic/Latino 8%; Asian 1%; Black/African American 1%; Native American/Alaska Native 0%; Multiracial 9%; Unknown 12%
In-state 35%; Out-of-state 63%; International 2%

Undergraduate Graduation Rates
View Naropa University Undergraduate Graduation Rates.

First-Year Students

Total: 38 
Average age: 20 
30% in-state, 70% out-of-state
55% female, 45% male

Graduate Students

Total graduate enrollment: 609
34% in-state, 61% out-of-state, 5% international

Undergraduate Tuition and Financial Aid

  2011–12 2012–13
Tuition and fees $26,200 $26,360
Books $1,200 $1,200
Room and board $8,712 $8,905
Miscellaneous $3,402 $3,402
Transportation $1,300 $1,300
     
Total costs $39,814 $41,182

Average aid package: $29,811
Percentage of undergraduates receiving financial aid: 69%
Financial Aid applicants receiving grants (undergrads): 67%
Average Scholarship: $18,208

Graduate Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition: $850 per credit
Graduates receiving financial aid: 75%
Financial Aid applicants receiving grants or scholarships: 23%
Financial Aid applicants receiving loans: 74%

2008 TFS Institutional Summary

  Naropa University All Nonsectarian Four-year Colleges
General
Traveled more than 500 miles to attend college 61.9% 22.4%
Enrolled in first-choice school 90.0% 57.9%
     
Highest academic degree student intends to obtain?
PhD or EdD 30.0% 17.3%
     
During the past year, student "frequently" or "occasionally"    
Participated in a political demonstration 55.0% 27.0%
Played a musical instrument 70.0% 42.2%
Discussed religion 75.0% 29.6%
Worked on a local, state or national political campaign 40.0% 11.6%
     
Student rated self "above average" or "highest 10%" as compared with the average person of his/her age    
Academic ability 80.0% 63.4%
Artistic ability 70.0% 35.9%
Creativity 85.0% 61.2%
Self-understanding 80.0% 58.6%
Spirituality 70.0% 35.9%
Ability to see the world from someone else's perspective 75.0% 65.0%
Tolerance of others with different beliefs 90.0% 73.2%
Openness to having my own views challenged 70.0% 59.9%
Ability to discuss and negotiate controversial issues 75.0% 63.2%
     
During the past year, did you "frequently"    
Support your opinions with a logical argument 75.0% 58.5%
Seek alternative solutions to a problem 65.0% 45.3%
Explore topics on your own, even though it was not required for a class 75.0% 33.5%
Accept mistakes as a part of the learning process 80.0% 52.3%
     
Objectives considered to be "essential" or "very important"    
Becoming accomplished in one of the performing arts (acting, dancing, etc.) 30.0% 19.7%
Influencing political structure 36.8% 24.2%
Influencing social values 75.0% 46.4%
Helping others who are in difficulty 90.0% 68.8%
Writing original works (poems, novels, short stories, etc.) 55.0% 32.4%
Creating artistic works (painting, sculpture, decorating, etc.) 75.0% 24.3%
Becoming involved in programs to clean up the environment 55.0% 32.4%
Develop a meaningful philosophy of life 90.0% 53.3%
Participate in a community action program 60.0% 31.5%
Help to promote racial understanding 63.2% 40.4%
Improve my understanding of other countries and cultures 95.0% 57.1%
Adopting "green" practices to protect the environment 95.0% 50.0%
     
Student estimates chances are "very good" that he/she will    
Participate in student protests or demonstrations 40.0% 8.0%
Be satisfied with your college 80.0% 56.6%
Participate in volunteer or community service work 40.0% 29.3%
Communicate regularly with your professors 85.0% 42.0%
Discuss course content with students outside of class 80.0% 47.8%
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