Paying the Bill

Tuition Payment Plan

Students unable to pay their balance in full by the due date may elect to enroll in a payment plan that divides the remaining unpaid balance over four payments. See or contact the Coordinator of Student Accounts for details.

Notification of Right to Increase Tuition

The Naropa University Board of Trustees reserves the right to change tuition and fees without prior notice.

Tuition and Fees

  • Graduate Tuition: $995/credit
  • Undergraduate Tuition: Full-time (12–18 credits/semester): $15,810/semester. Less than 12 credits/semester: $995/credit; If more than 18 credits/semester: $15,810 plus $995/credit for each credit more than 18 credits
  • Audit: $30/credit
  • Graduation Fee: $50


  • New Student Confirmation Deposit: $250 (nonrefundable if student does not matriculate)

Mandatory Fees per Semester

  • Registration Fee (fall and spring): $250 (for graduate students and part-time undergraduates)
  • Registration Fee (summer): $120
  • RTD Bus Pass Fee (subject to change by RTD) for on-campus students: $60
  • Activity Fee for full-time students: $25

Late Fees

  • Late Application for Graduation: $25
  • Tuition Payment Late Fee: $50 (+18% annual interest, compounded monthly)

Processing Fees

  • Payment Plan Setup Fee: $50/semester
  • Payment Plan Late Payment: $15/late payment
  • Returned Check Fee: $20
  • Duplication Student File (per page): $1
  • Maximum Student File Duplication Fee: $30
  • Financial Exception Processing Fee: up to $50 (if deemed applicable by the Policy Committee)

Transcript Fees

  • Unofficial Transcript (available on MyNaropa): $0
  • Official Transcript: $5
  • Electronic Official Transcript: $1.75
  • Rush Electronic Official Transcript: $3.50

Special Charges (in addition to transcript fee)

  • 24-Hour Service: $7
  • Rush Overnight Delivery USPS — U.S. only: $34
  • Standard FedEx Delivery — U.S. only: $27

Diploma Services

  • Replacement Diploma: $30
  • Rush Replacement Diploma: $50
  • Apostille/Diploma: $40
  • Rush Apostille/Diploma: $60

Some classes have special fees. Please view the course schedule at

Note: All international students and all full-time undergraduates are required to carry health insurance. These students will be charged for health insurance unless they can prove that they have comparable coverage under an existing policy and complete an online waiver form. The online waiver must be completed to have insurance charges removed.

Staff and Faculty Tuition Benefits

Staff and faculty should contact the human resources office with any questions regarding tuition benefits.