Follow the links below or use the menu on the left to view full text of the major Maitripa College policies.  Download the Maitripa College Catalog (PDF) for more.

General Information

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  • The Mission
  • The Vision
  • The Educational Philosophy
  • Developing The Wisdom To Sustain Compassion
  • Statement On Academic Freedom
  • Our History

Faculty and Administration

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  • Administrative Structure
  • Board Of Trustees
  • Spiritual Director
  • President
  • Faculty
  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Administration
  • Primary Consultants
  • Historical List of Faculty

Academic Programs

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  • Program Learning Outcomes
  • Students: Degree Program, Continuing Education and Auditors
  • Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies Degree Required Course (MA, 44 Credits)
  • Master of Divinity Degree Required & Recommended Courses (MDiv, 72 Credits)

Academic Regulations

Advising, Evaluations, and Standards

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  • Responsibilities of Maitripa College
  • Responsibilities of Students
  • Academic Year
  • Academic Evaluations
  • Academic Standards
  • Advanced Standing

Class Attendance and Standing

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  • Class Withdraw and Incomplete
  • Program Leave of Absence
  • Program Withdrawals
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress
  • Separation
  • Readmission to Graduate Degree Standing
  • Credit Earned
  • Auditing

Degree Requirements

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  • Demonstration of Final Mastery: MA in Buddhist Studies
  • Demonstration of Final Mastery: MDiv
  • Curricula Leading to Degree
  • Master of Arts Degree In Buddhist Studies
  • Master of Divinity Degree
  • Declaration of Candidacy for A Degree

Examinations and Grading

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  • Grading System
  • Grade of Incomplete
  • Grade Changes
  • Appealing a Grade
  • Grade Appeals Committee

Application and Admissions

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  • Admission as a Degree-Seeking Student
  • Admission to Classes as a Continuing Education Student
  • Enrolling in a Course
  • Enrollment Limit
  • Degree Program Change
  • Non-Class Credit
  • Registration
  • Drop/Add Period
  • Repeating Courses
  • Transfer of Credit to Other Schools
  • Transfer of Credit within Programs at Maitripa College
  • Transfer of Credit from Other Schools
  • Transcripts

Tuition and Fees

  • Tuition and Fee Schedule
  • Tuition for 2021-2022 Academic Year
  • Fee Schedule for 2021-2022
  • Annual Estimated Costs For 2021-2022
  • Continuing Education Students Tuition and Fees
  • Payment Plans
  • Payment Plan Schedule
  • Refund Schedule
  • Service Charge
  • Held Transcripts and Registration for Past Due Accounts
  • Tuition Discounts
  • Alumni
  • Students 60+
  • Financial Aid
  • Tuition Waivers


  • Maitripa College Education Fund Scholarship
  • General Scholarship Guidelines
  • Award Notification
  • Scholarship Eligibility
  • Scholarship Review And Revocation
  • Monastic Scholarships

General Policies and Procedures

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  • Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity Policy
  • Commitment To Equity and Inclusion
  • Confidential Records
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (Ferpa)
  • Notice for Directory Information
  • Records Affecting Students
  • Conflict of Interest Policy
  • Consensual Relationships
  • Complaint And Sanctions Process
  • Rules of Ethical Conduct
  • Grievances and Sanctions

Student Services

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  • General Building Information
  • Maitripa Environmental Policy
  • Administrative Offices
  • Course Materials
  • Public Programs
  • Jokhang Meditation Hall
  • Student Commons
  • Housing
  • Parking
  • Identification Numbers and Cards

Safety and Emergencies

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  • Important Phone Numbers and Contact Information 
  • Student Information
  • Maitripa Faculty and Administration Contact Information