For over 80 years ENMU has prepared students for careers and advanced study. Our mission is to emphasizes liberal learning, freedom of inquiry, cultural diversity and whole student life. ENMU serves students of traditional age, adult learners and organizations through undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is where tradition meets affordable tuition and flexibility meets fulfillment. That's why our slogan is "Student Success-that's what it's all about!"

About ENMU

As New Mexico’s largest regional comprehensive university, ENMU opened its doors in 1934 as Eastern New Mexico Junior College. In 1940, after adding additional classes leading to a bachelor’s degree, the school was renamed Eastern New Mexico College. ENMC was accredited as a four-year liberal arts college in 1946-47. Graduate work leading to the master's degree in some departments was added in 1949, and April 5, 1949, the Board of Regents approved the change of the institution's name to Eastern New Mexico University.

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Leadership and Mission

Our leadership team includes our President and Board of Trustees. As a University, we strive to celebrate diversity in all aspects of our educational and operational activities. ENMU is a leader in higher education and we carry out our mission with pride and focus on the future. Our strategic plans are designed to result in ongoing improvements that help prepare future generations of leaders.

Leadership, Mission and Vision

Employment and Human Resources

Eastern New Mexico University is a place where teaching, learning and the sharing of ideas extends beyond the walls of the classroom. When you become a part of the EMNU family, you become a part of a community of a diverse blend of talented enthusiastic individuals who encourage the understanding of varied viewpoints and the appreciation of all cultures.

Job Opportunities and Benefits

News and Events

From news and updates from around the University, to events and fine arts performances, stay in touch with what is happening. Follow us and our departments on Social Media.

News and Events

Institutional Research

The Office of Institutional Research collects, analyzes, and reports a wide array of data about student enrollment, retention, graduation, satisfaction, and other core university operations.

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Students choose Eastern New Mexico University for our personal touch, accredited academic programs and affordable costs. ENMU offers a variety of services to help students succeed in their academic, personal and professional lives. That's why our slogan is "Student Success–that's what it's all about!"