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Located in Boulder, Colorado, Naropa University is a Buddhist-inspired liberal arts university that blends the best of Eastern and Western educational traditions in degree programs that stretch you intellectually, professionally, and personally. Explore Naropa's eleven majors and twelve progressive graduate degrees. Discover how Naropa balances rigorous academics with contemplative practice, community engagement, and experiential learning to equip you with the theoretical underpinnings of your discipline, as well as the wisdom and skills to apply them.

You'll find that students are attracted to Naropa not only because of our spectacular setting at the base of Boulder's foothills, but also because they want to work closely with faculty members—many of whom are internationally recognized scholars and authors—who will help prepare them to create careers and lives that are personally fulfilling and humane.