Eastern New Mexico University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
In addition, ENMU has earned accreditation from the following agencies:
- National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
- Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
- Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) (formerly National League for Nursing)
- Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
- Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
ENMU is on the approved list for the American Chemical Society, offering an ACS-certified degree.