Maitripa College offers a Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies, a Master of Divinity Degree, Continuing Education courses, and community programming. Founded upon the three pillars of scholarship, meditation, and service, our contemplative learning curriculum combines modern academic and traditional Tibetan Buddhist disciplines. Students thrive in a supportive community, developing the personal qualities of a good heart, tolerance, and joy, as well as professional skills to become agents of positive change in the world.

Register Now for Spring 2022 ~ Courses begin January 17 ~ Explore the schedule, course descriptions, and your options for admission
Apply and Register Now for the 2022 Summer Classical Tibetan Intensive ~ View Details and application links here here
Apply for Fall 2022 Degree Program Entry to Earn you Master in Buddhist Studies or Master in Divinity Degree at Maitripa

COVID Announcement for Public Events

Everyone coming to Maitripa College must submit proof of full vaccination and wear masks. Please click here to submit your vaccination registration at least 48 hours before coming to Maitripa in person. You only need to submit this form one time. We will delete the image of your vaccination card once we have you on the registration list. Please visit our calendar for listings of current in-person and online events.

Maitripa College Academic Programs

and Admissions

Make Your Practice Your Life


  • Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies (MA) Degree
  • Master of Divinity (MDiv) Degree
  • Tibetan Language Study
  • Buddhist Chaplaincy Education
  • Continuing Education
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Maitripa College Academic Programs

and Community

Find Support for Your Spiritual Path


  • Special Events & Teachings (View Calendar)
  • Weekly Community Practice & Meditation
  • James A. Blumenthal Library
  • Practice Interviews
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Maitripa College Academic Programs

Service as
Spiritual Practice

Engage with Our Community


  • Volunteer
  • Give
  • Get Involved
  • Join Maitripa students, neighbors, and friends for Community Practice,
    Meditation, or Teachings
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Maitripa College Media

The three educational pillars of Maitripa College — SCHOLARSHIP, MEDITATION, and SERVICE — embody the extrinsic study of Buddhist thought, the internal exploration of Buddhist practice, and the activity that results from the integration of these. —Yangsi Rinpoche, Maitripa College President