ENMU Facts and Figures

Students choose Eastern New Mexico University for its 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!"

ENMU Success Stories

 

Fast Facts

  • New Mexico's largest regional comprehensive university
  • Four-year campus in Portales, two-year campuses in Roswell and Ruidoso
  • Federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution and member of Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
  • Student/Faculty Ratio: 19:1

 

Academics

  • More than 60 associate, bachelor's and master's degrees
  • 95 percent student satisfaction rate
  • Hundreds of evening and on-line classes
  • On-site video conference courses at Cannon Air Force Base, Clovis, Hobbs, Roswell, Ruidoso and other locations.

 

Top Undergraduate Majors

  • Business Administration
  • Nursing
  • Criminal Justice
  • Biology
  • Communicative Disorders
  • Psychology
  • Applied Arts and Sciences
  • Aviation Science
  • Communication
  • Physical Education
  • Art
  • Music/Music Education

 

Notable Alumni

 

Tuition

  • ENMU is in the top 10% lowest tuition of 81 public Southwestern institutions.
  • Texas students within a 135-mile radius qualify for Eastern's in-state tuition rate

Enrollment 2016

  • 6,014 at ENMU in Portales with 4,593 undergraduate and 1,421graduate students
  • Students from 48 states and 31 countries
  • Male: 49%
  • Female: 58%

 

Ethnic Diversity (Fall 2016 Statistics)

  • African American: 5%
  • American Indian: 2%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Hispanic: 33%
  • Caucasian: 42%
  • Nonresident Alien: 2%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Two or More Races: 2%
  • Unknown Ethnicity: 13%

 

Museums

 

What's New

Majors and Programs

  • Animal and dairy science
  • Aviation science
  • Culinary Arts
  • Emergency medical services management
  • Family and Consumer Science major with minor of choice.
  • Forensic science
  • Hospitality management
  • Professional-technical education (graduate program)

 

Campus Construction

  • Over $120 million in campus improvements since 2001
  • Jack Williamson Liberal Arts Building: renovated and re-opened Spring 2015
  • Guadalupe Hall (residential housing) opened Jan. 2013
  • Art and Anthropology building: renovated and re-opened Jan. 2011
  • Music building renovation: opened Fall 2010
  • Natatorium (indoor pool) repaired and re-opened May 2009
  • Expanded/remodeled Science Building: renovated and re-opened Aug. 2008
  • New San Juan Village apartments: opened Aug. 2007
  • State-of-the-art Communication Center: opened Aug. 2006

About ENMU, Portales

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!"