ENMU System Campuses

The ENMU main campus of more than 400 acres is located in Portales on the extreme eastern side of the state, about halfway between the northern and southern boundaries. In addition to the main campus in Portales, ENMU has two other campuses in New Mexico.


The college in Ruidoso was established in 1991 as an Off-Campus Instruction Center, offering Lincoln County residents access to college level academic and career technical courses. In July 2005, the Ruidoso Campus was legislatively approved as a branch of ENMU becoming the 18th two-year college in New Mexico. ENMU-Ruidoso Branch Community College is a comprehensive two-year college offering Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees as well as numerous Occupational Educational Certificates of Completion. Upper-level undergraduate and graduate coursework offered through ENMU's distance education program may be completed in Ruidoso and is fully transferable to the Portales campus. ENMU-Ruidoso offers community education classes, customized training workshops and adult basic education courses.

Ruidoso Campus


Established in 1958, Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell is a dynamic academic and career oriented university. The ENMU-Roswell campus offers 76 certificates and degrees in 41 academic and career-technical programs. Each semester, ENMU-Roswell provides educational opportunities to more than 6,000 students through a variety of credit and non-credit classes and numerous community partnerships. Selected bachelor's and master's level degree programs are also available online and on-site from the main campus in Portales. A full range of career advising services are available, in addition to a customized training program (Center for Workforce and Community Development) for business and industry and a unique program for students with disabilities. More than 100 courses are taught online each semester. ENMU-Roswell also offers several online degrees: Associate of Applied Science in Environmental Management Technologies, Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Safety Engineering, Associate of Applied Science in Police Science, Associate of Arts in Business Administration, Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice, Associate of Arts in University Studies and Certificate of Computer Applications and Support.

Roswell Campus