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.

Make Your Practice Your Life with a Maitripa College Education!

Maitripa College Academic Programs

Master of Arts
in Buddhist Studies

Foundational Buddhist Studies
Tibetan Language
MA Focus on Education

Maitripa College Community

Master of
Divinity Degree

Buddhist Chaplaincy
Spiritual Care

Maitripa College Service

Education of the Heart

Continuing Education Courses
Buddhist Leadership
Buddhist Education
Children’s Curriculum
Maitripa Tara School
The Maitripa Rabjungma Community

All within the framework of a dynamic, loving community that provides social connections, friendship, and practical and emotional support for daily life on the basis of the scaffolding of the Tibetan Buddhist teachings:

Maitripa College Academic Programs

Community Services

  • Prayer List
  • Blessing of Statues and Holy Objects
  • Home Blessings
  • Care During Difficult Times
  • Grief Group
Maitripa College Community

Community Programs

  • Sunday Teachings and Practice
  • Guru Puja with Tsog
  • Monthly Community Potlucks
  • Meditation Courses, Retreats, and Visiting Teachers throughout the Year
Maitripa College Community

Community Resources

  • James A. Blumenthal Library at Maitripa College
  • Guru Puja and Other Practice Resources and Training
  • Texts, Prayers, and Videos
Khandrola 2023 Maitripa College Photo Gallery
Maitripa College Podcast
Lapis: The Learning Story

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