The 2011–2012 Course Catalog

The pursuit of wisdom at Naropa University means learning both about academic subjects and about one's own place in the world. The mission of contemplative education—combining the best of Western and Eastern academic traditions—places Naropa on the cutting edge of the newest and most effective methods of teaching and learning.

The Naropa Course Catalog will allow you to easily locate the department, program, academic requirements and specific course information quickly.


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Naropa Accreditation

Naropa University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Higher Learning Commission
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Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504
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Higher Learning Commission web site

Naropa University was first accredited by the North Central Association in 1986. The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) reaffirmed Naropa University's accreditation status for a five-year period on September 16, 2010. The HLC will conduct a Focused Visit on campus in March 2012. Follow these links for copies of Naropa's Accreditation Self-Study document, the HLC's site team's report and recommendations; Naropa's response to the Site Team; and the Final Decision of the Higher Learning Commission