Undergraduate Academics

What is your life's purpose? How do you create meaning? Where can you make the greatest contribution?

Naropa University offers an exciting array of undergraduate degrees that blend academics, the arts, mindfulness, and community engagement into an educational experience that will open you up to a world of possibilities.

Are you ready to go deeper? Check out our majors!

Naropa University offers undergraduate degrees in compelling areas of study that will increase your self-awareness and prepare you to transform the future:

Contemplative Psychology  Early Childhood Education  Environmental Studies 
Interdisciplinary Studies  Music  Peace Studies 
Religious Studies  Traditional Eastern Arts  Visual Arts 
Creative Writing and Literature  Performance 


At Naropa University, you may emphasize study in a particular area of interest outside of your major. Undergraduates may pursue minors in these areas of study:

  • Art Therapy
  • Contemplative Education
  • Contemplative Psychology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Ecology and Systems Science
  • Environmental History and Justice
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Film and Media Studies
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Music
  • Peace Studies
  • Permaculture
  • Religious Studies
  • Sacred Ecology
  • Sanskrit
  • Tibetan
  • Traditional Eastern Arts
  • Visual Arts
  • Writing & Literature