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Undergraduate Programs
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Are you thirsting for an education that matters, to you and the world? Do you yearn to dive into a liberal arts program where you are exposed to the great intellectual traditions of the West and East? Do you want to grow intellectually and professionally, within a rich contemplative environment? Then begin exploring Naropa University.

Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, is

  • A Buddhist-inspired liberal arts university.
  • Home to internationally regarded professors dedicated to teaching and student success.
  • A place to develop intellectually, professionally, and personally. 
  • A model for contemplative education nationwide. 
  • Eclectic. 
  • Engaged in the community through service and the arts. 
  • Known for its holistic undergraduate and graduate programs in psychology, writing, the arts, religious studies, education, environmental leadership, and peace studies. 
  • Green. 
  • A place where you can earn BA, BFA, MA, MFA, or MDiv degrees or a professional certificate. 
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. 
  • Here to prepare you develop a fulfilling, compassion-driven life and career.

Learn more about our graduate and undergraduate programs.