PORTALES, NM – Sept. 1, 2021 – Eastern New Mexico University was recently rated by Niche.com as the safest college campus in New Mexico for 2022, marking the fourth consecutive year that ENMU has been included in the site's Safest College Campuses rankings.
The 2022 Safest College Campuses ranking is based on key statistics and student reviews, using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Top-ranked colleges in this category offer a safe and healthy environment for little or no campus crime, drugs or alcohol usage.
"The health and safety of our students and staff will always be a priority for the University," ENMU President Patrice Caldwell said. "We want to have the best possible living and learning environment with responsive campus safety officers and safe, secure facilities. Eastern is gratified by the recognition from Niche.com and we are committed to providing a safe campus for students, staff and visitors."
ENMU's safety reputation is recognized by other ranking websites as well. A full list of awards including safety rankings can be found online at http://www.enmu.edu/Awards.