International Admission Requirements

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

Step 1

Complete our FREE online application:

Undergraduate International Students

Graduate International Students

Step 2

Send ENMU the following documents:

Your Evaluated Transcripts
If you have studied outside the United States, please submit your official transcripts to a NACES-member organization for evaluation. This organization will then send your evaluated transcripts to ENMU. Please note:

Student TypeRequired Documents
Incoming freshman Secondary-school transcripts
Undergraduate transfer
A student with fewer than 30 credit hours of college-level coursework
Both secondary and post-secondary transcripts
Undergraduate transfer
A student with 30 or more credit hours of college-level coursework
Post-secondary transcripts
Graduate student Each official transcript from all previously-attended universities or colleges outside the U.S.
Graduate student transfer
A student with any previous college-level work taken at a U.S. institution
Official transcripts from those institutions. Transcripts from U.S. institutions do not require submission to a NACES-member organization.


If you have taken 30+ credit hours at a U.S. institution, you will not need a credential evaluation.

Please have the institution send your official transcript directly to ENMU:

Office of International Programs
ENMU Station 2
1500 S. Ave. K
Portales, NM 88130
USA

Graduate School
ENMU Station 24
1500 S. Ave. K
Portales, NM 88130
USA

Your TOEFL or IELTS Score

ENMU's institution code is 4299.

Required Scores

Student TypeTestRequired Scores
Undergraduate TOEFL 61 iBT (173 CBT, 500 PBT)
ENMU may waive the TOEFL requirement if your secondary education was primarily in English or your coursework included advanced courses in English with high marks. No SAT/ACT scores required for international student admission.
Undergraduate IELTS 6.0
No SAT/ACT scores required for international student admission.
Graduate TOEFL 79 iBT (213 CBT, 550 PBT)
ENMU may waive the TOEFL requirement if your post-secondary education was primarily in English or your coursework included advanced courses in English with high marks.
Graduate IELTS 6.5 in lieu of TOEFL

 

If you plan to be an online student, staying in your home country to complete your degree, then skip to Step 5.

Step 3

Send ENMU Your Financial Statement (if you plan to be an on-campus student in Portales, New Mexico):

  1. Submit your ENMU Declaration of Finance (Undergraduate Student) or the ENMU Declaration of Finance (Graduate Student), and
  2. Include an official letter from your bank. The letter from the bank must be an original hardcopy on official letterhead and show the equivalent in United States dollars. Scanned email attachments, copies, and faxes of the bank letter will not be accepted. You may send a digital copy of the Declaration of Finance.
  3. For information about other methods of financial certification, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you plan to complete your degree online from your home country, you do not need to submit a Declaration of Finance. All financial documents must be dated within six months of your intended program start date.

Step 4

Get Your Visa.

This step is only necessary if you plan to be an on-campus student in Portales, New Mexico. If you plan to complete your degree online from your home country, you do not need to get a Visa. Learn more about Visas >

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 U.S., please fill out the International Student Transfer Form and send it to the Office of International Student Advising.

International Programs
ENMU Station 2
1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130
USA

Step 5

Send Your ENMU Application Materials To:

Undergraduate:

International Programs
ENMU Station 2
1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130
USA

Graduate:

Graduate School
ENMU Station 24
1500 S. Ave. K
Portales, NM 88130
USA



For More Information Contact

International Programs Office
ENMU Station 2
1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130
Office Location: Administration Building (ADM), Room 216
Phone: 575.562.4697
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International Programs Office

Mei Reeder

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Int'l Advisor/Recruiter

Office Location: (AD), Room 216

Phone: 575.562.4697

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