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Admission to Mukpo Institute

To apply, submit a Mukpo Institute Application and at least three recommendations. Please have your references send their completed recommendation forms directly to the Mukpo Coordinator. There is an application fee of $30, payable via the Karmê Chöling website.

Programs that are part of the Mukpo Institute curriculum may be taken individually, without applying for or enrolling in the entirety of the Mukpo Institute semester. Registration for individual programs within the curriculum is available on the Karmê Chöling website.

Application Deadlines

Applications for Mukpo Institute are rolling and can be submitted at any time. Applicants will automatically be considered for the next semester unless otherwise indicated. Generally, applications submitted less than three weeks before the next semester will be considered for the following semester.

2019 Fall Semester: September 4 – December 1

2020 Spring Semester: February 23 – May 10

(*Exact dates subject to change)

Applicants will be contacted within two weeks of receiving all application materials, which include:

Please know that Karmê Chöling’s living space is in a converted farmhouse and, like most older homes in northern climates, is prone to mold. Experts have assured us that the molds found at Karmê Chöling are relatively benign. We follow mitigation protocols, but if you are severely immune compromised, please think carefully about your plans to spend time here. We are not able to control some environmental factors at Karmê Chöling.