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Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus Overview

Located in Portales, New Mexico, Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus is a public institution. The location of ENMU - Main Campus is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

What Is Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus Known For?

985 Undergraduate Awards
$17,487 Avg Cost After Aid
60% Acceptance Rate
  • The master's degree is the highest award offered at ENMU - Main Campus.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 67% of the faculty were full-time.

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Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at ENMU - Main Campus.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Best Value Mental & Social Health Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Value Communication Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Value Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Best Value Teacher Education Subject Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Value Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#23 Best Value Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Best Value Teacher Education Grade Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#54 Best Value Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards ENMU - Main Campus has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#33 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#39 Best Value Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities College Factual
#39 Best Liberal Arts General Studies Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#42 Highest Paid Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Graduates College Factual
#42 Highest Paid Liberal Arts General Studies Graduates College Factual

Where Is Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus?

Location of Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus

Contact details for ENMU - Main Campus are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Enmu Station 2, 1500 S Ave K, Portales, NM 88130
Phone: 575-562-1011
Website: www.enmu.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Portales-NM/Eastern-New-Mexico-University/20827430409
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/enmu

How Do I Get Into ENMU - Main Campus?

You can apply to ENMU - Main Campus online at: https://itsweb.enmu.edu/ssb.php?w=p&d=apply

Admission Requirements for ENMU - Main Campus

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into ENMU - Main Campus?

60% Acceptance Rate
59% Of Accepted Are Women
13% Submit SAT Scores
ENMU - Main Campus has an acceptance rate of 60%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 61%, and the acceptance rate for women is 60%.

Average Test Scores

About 13% of students accepted to ENMU - Main Campus submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 420 and 530. Math scores were between 410 and 530.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus  ( 420 to 530 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus  ( 410 to 530 )
200
800
ENMU - Main Campus received ACT scores from 91% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 14 and 21. Math scores were between 16 and 22. Composite scores were between 16 and 22.

ACT English Scores for Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus  ( 14 to 21 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus  ( 16 to 22 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus  ( 16 to 22 )
1
36

Can I Afford Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus?

$17,487 Net Price
43% Take Out Loans
10.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of ENMU - Main Campus is $17,487. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At ENMU - Main Campus, approximately 43% of students took out student loans averaging $5,223 a year. That adds up to $20,892 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at ENMU - Main Campus is 10.8%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,400 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
56% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,465 undergraduate students at ENMU - Main Campus, with 2,400 being full-time and 2,065 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  ENMU - Main Campus

There are also 1,220 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,400 full-time undergraduates at ENMU - Main Campus, 39% are male and 61% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  ENMU - Main Campus

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of ENMU - Main Campus Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 19
Black or African American 149
Hispanic or Latino 1,048
White 917
International Students 70
Other Races/Ethnicities 197

Geographic Diversity

New Mexico students aren't the only ones who study at Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus. At this time, 22 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 3 countries are represented at ENMU - Main Campus. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Nigeria, and Nepal.

Online Learning at Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus

2,672 Took All Classes Online
4,156 Took At Least One Class Online
7.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 18 bachelor’s degree and 7 master’s degree programs available online at ENMU - Main Campus. In 2017-2018, 4,156 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at ENMU - Main Campus has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 4th most popular in New Mexico for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of ENMU - Main Campus

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus was 7.9%. This is the #1,456 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at ENMU - Main Campus regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of ENMU - Main Campus majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 25%
Business Administration & Management 19%
Business, Management & Marketing 19%
Communication Sciences 6%
Education 6%
Engineering Technologies 21%
General Education 16%
General Engineering Technology 21%
Health Professions 4%
History 17%
History 17%
Nursing 5%
Social Sciences 29%
Sociology 50%
Special Education 29%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at ENMU - Main Campus ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at ENMU - Main Campus.

Major Growth Rate Rank
General Engineering Technology #6
Transportation & Materials Moving #8
Air Transportation #8
Communication Sciences #11
Romance Languages #16
Foreign Languages & Linguistics #28
Sociology #32
History #36
History #36
Religious Studies #36
Homeland Security #38
Mental & Social Health Services #38
Management Information Systems #44
Philosophy & Religious Studies #46
Communication & Media Studies #64
General Education #79
Engineering Technologies #89
Communication & Journalism #95
Social Sciences #122
Teacher Education Subject Specific #126
Accounting #154
Criminal Justice & Corrections #239
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #271
Liberal Arts General Studies #285
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #285
Nursing #324
Education #408
Business Administration & Management #495

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 272 126 0 0 398
Business Administration & Management 0 64 0 86 150
Communication Sciences 0 66 0 51 117
General Education 0 0 0 109 109
Nursing 0 39 0 20 59
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 30 0 16 46
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 45 0 0 45
Mental & Social Health Services 0 40 0 0 40
Communication & Media Studies 0 18 0 19 37
General Biology 0 29 0 7 36
General Psychology 2 31 0 0 33
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 26 5 0 31
Special Education 0 0 0 24 24
Air Transportation 0 22 0 0 22
Sociology 0 20 0 0 20
Animal Science 0 17 0 0 17
Accounting 0 16 0 0 16
Music 0 15 0 0 15
General Engineering Technology 2 12 0 0 14
Anthropology 0 10 0 4 14
Fine & Studio Arts 0 14 0 0 14
History 0 12 0 0 12
Computer Information Systems 0 6 0 0 6
General English Literature 0 5 0 1 6
General Family & Consumer Sciences 0 6 0 0 6
Political Science & Government 0 6 0 0 6
General Agriculture 0 5 0 0 5
Wildlife Management 0 5 0 0 5
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 5 0 0 5
Chemistry 0 2 0 2 4
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 3 0 0 3
Mathematics 0 3 0 0 3
Natural Resources Conservation 0 3 0 0 3
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 0 3 3
Romance Languages 0 2 0 0 2
Religious Studies 0 2 0 0 2
Student Counseling 0 0 0 1 1
Human Development & Family Studies 1 0 0 0 1
Culinary Arts 1 0 0 0 1
General Social Sciences 0 1 0 0 1
Drama & Theater Arts 0 1 0 0 1
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 0 0 0 0
Agricultural Production 0 0 0 0 0
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 0 0 0
Management Information Systems 0 0 0 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 0 0 0 0
Applied Mathematics 0 0 0 0 0
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 0 0 0 0
Homeland Security 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 278 707 5 343 1,333

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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