About Naropa University
Founded in 1974, Naropa University is a private, non-profit, liberal arts college located in Boulder, Colorado, United States. Naropa Univesity is named for the 11th century Indian Buddhist sage Naropa, an abbot of Nalanda. In 1988, Naropa University was accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, making the college the first Buddhist-inspired academic institution to receive United States regional accreditation.
Naropa University offers contemplative education, including activities such as Christian labyrinth, taijiquan, meditation, the Japanese tea ceremony, ikebana, and neo-pagan ritual, to develop students' abilities to think critically, to communicate well, and to know their minds and hearts.
Naropa University provides a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs, where students are allowed to choose for a double-major, or to customize their studies in the Interdisciplinary Studies program.