Eastern New Mexico University has international students from 26 different countries including Canada, China, Germany, Ghana, India, Kenya, Mexico, Nepal and more. The international program through Eastern offers engaging classes and events that encourage students to learn and network with people with different cultural backgrounds. The faculty and staff are supportive in and out of the classroom, promoting educational success and cultural diversity.

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Admission Checklist

Coming to Eastern is easy! Best of all, applying to ENMU is free! Our admission process requires submitting the following documents:

  1. Complete a free online application for undergraduate international students.
  2. Send ENMU the following documents:
    • Official transcripts
      Have a transcript evaluation/translation service submit a copy of your high school transcript directly to ENMU. The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services maintains a list of approved service providers.
    • Your TOEFL or IELTS score
      Send ENMU your score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). ENMU's institution code is 4299.
      Required scores:
      • 61 iBT for undergraduates (173 computer-based, 500 written).
      • ENMU may waive the TOEFL requirement if your secondary or post-secondary education was primarily in English or your coursework included advanced courses in English with high marks.
      • ENMU will also accept IELTS scores of at least 6.0 n lieu of TOEFL.
    • Financial statement
      Submit an I-134 form and an official letter from the bank. The letter from the bank must be on official letterhead and show the equivalent in United States dollars. View our estimated expenses for undergraduate students to see what your out of pocket costs may be to attend ENMU. All documents must be original documents. Scanned email attachments, copies and faxes of financial documents will not be accepted. For information about other methods of financial certification, contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. All financial documents must be dated within six months of the intended program start date
  3. Get your visa
    After you are admitted to ENMU, you will receive an I-20 form for an F-1 visa, or a DS-2019 form for a J-1 visa. If you are transferring from another institution located in the United States, please fill out the International Student Transfer Form and send it to the Office of International Student Advising.
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Send your materials to:
Office of International Advising
ENMU Station 7
1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130

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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!"