Admission Information for International Students

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What Can I Study At ENMU?

With over 90 degree program options, ENMU likely has the undergraduate or master's degree that fits your educational or career goals. One of the best things about ENMU is that our mission is to help you reach those goals. We have associate, bachelor's and master's degrees, many of which are available online.

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Can I Afford ENMU?

As an international student, you can now pursue a degree at ENMU at a significantly reduced cost! ENMU has joined a movement with many other public institutions to make college more affordable for international and out-of-state students. ENMU is the third most affordable regional university in the West.

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How Do I Apply?

Coming to Eastern is easy! Best of all, applying for admission to ENMU is FREE! Any student attending ENMU on a non-immigrant visa can apply for admission as an international student. International students are required to be full-time students at ENMU-Portales and admission applies only to ENMU-Portales.

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Eastern New Mexico University's international students currently represent 26 different countries, including Canada, China, Denmark, Ghana, India, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Brazil and more.

With a strong focus on cultural diversity and enrichment, we encourage students to learn and network through engaging courses and events with people from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. Our faculty and staff support this mission in and out of the classroom, promoting educational success and cultural diversity.

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Undergraduate Degrees

Undergraduate Degrees

Includes bachelor's degrees, associate degrees, minors and endorsement areas

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Graduate Degrees

Graduate Degrees

Includes degrees which require a bachelor’s degree to apply, and related programs

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Online Degrees

Our online degrees allow you to stay in your country while you take ENMU courses.

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For More Information

International Programs Office

Mei Reeder

Dr. Mei Reeder

Int'l Advisor/Recruiter

Office Location: (AD), Room 216

Phone: 575.562.4697

Why Come to ENMU?

At ENMU, you'll find engaging classes and events that encourage all students to learn and network with people who have different cultural backgrounds. Our faculty and staff support you in and out of the classroom, promoting educational success and cultural diversity.


Student Success! That's What We're About!

ENMU Pathway Program

ENMU offers a concurrent program in English language skills and American culture while working on bachelor’s or master’s degrees if required to meet language proficiency requirements. Courses taken through our ESL Program in American language and culture may be taken at the same time you are working on your academic program, so you are always making progress toward meeting your educational and professional goals.

For more information contact the ENMU international advisor or fill out the form below.

Our International Students Agree: ENMU is a Great Choice!

Our International Students Agree: ENMU is a Great Choice!

How to Apply – International Admission Process

Coming to Eastern is easy! Best of all, applying to ENMU is FREE! Our international admission process is shown in the steps below.

2020 us news and world report

U.S. News and World Report ranks ENMU #2 of 15 Most Affordable Colleges for International Students in Nation 2020

2020 niche awards ranked ENMU Safest College Campus in New Mexico 2021 ranks ENMU #18 of 25 cheapest online schools for out-of-state students (Master's) 2020

2020 niche awards ranks ENMU as the Most Diverse College in New Mexico 2021