Eastern New Mexico University

Portales, NM

Eastern New Mexico University, founded in 1934, is a public, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Business, Education and Technology, Fine Arts, and Liberal Arts and Sciences. Its 400-acre campus is in Portales, located in east-central New Mexico.

Tuition & Fees

$6,528

$8,568

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
41%
400-499
38%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
38%
400-499
39%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
30-36
2%
24-29
11%
18-23
39%
12-17
41%
Below 6
7%
30-36
1%
24-29
14%
18-23
37%
12-17
47%
Below 6
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
14%
18-23
50%
12-17
35%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,581
Declined + 1,133
Total Received 2,714
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Public

4,473

undergraduate students

1,221

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Criminal Justice
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Codes

SAT 4299
ACT 2636

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School Facts

Eastern New Mexico University, founded in 1934, is a public, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Business, Education and Technology, Fine Arts, and Liberal Arts and Sciences. Its 400-acre campus is in Portales, located in east-central New Mexico.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 5,694
Established in 1934
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Portales, NM

400-acre campus in Portales (population: 11,850), 100 miles from both Amarillo and Lubbock, TX; two-year branch campuses in Roswell and Ruidoso. Served by bus; air serves Amarillo and Lubbock; train serves Albuquerque (230 miles).

Eastern New Mexico University
1500 South Avenue K
Portales, NM 88130

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
16%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
76%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
35%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
9%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
41%
400-499
38%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
38%
400-499
39%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
30-36
2%
24-29
11%
18-23
39%
12-17
41%
Below 6
7%
30-36
1%
24-29
14%
18-23
37%
12-17
47%
Below 6
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
14%
18-23
50%
12-17
35%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,581
Declined + 1,133
Total Received 2,714

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Cody Spitz
Director, Enrollment Services
P: 800 367-3668
F: 575 562-2118
enrollment.services@enmu.edu

Financial Aid

80%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,830

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,074
Room $3,672
Board $3,854
Additional fees $2,454
Books & supplies $900
Total $14,954
Average Financial Aid - $12,830
Total with Avg. Aid $2,124

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,650,792
State $4,858,560
Institutional $686,188
Other external
Total $12,195,540

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional
Other external $1,068,244
Total $1,068,244

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 575 562-2194
F: 572 562-2198
financial.aid@enmu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Brent Small
Director of Financial Aid
financial.aid@enmu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
rodeo
soccer
softball
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, kickball, soccer, softball, volleyball, water polo

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Athletic Directors

Freg Waggoner (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Lora Ferguson (women's)
Swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Lone Star Conference
Mascot
Greyhounds/Zias
School colors
green and silver

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agricultural Business
Agricultural Sciences
Agriculture
Agriculture Education
Animal Science
Animal/Dairy Science
Anthropology
Applied Economics
Archaeology
Art
Aviation Science
Biochemistry
Biology
Broadcast Journalism
Broadcast Production
Business
Business Administration
Career/Technical Education
Chemistry
Chemistry/Interdisciplinary
Communication
Communicative Disorders
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Culinary Arts
Cultural Anthropology
Digital Film Making
Early Care/Education
Early Childhood Education
Ecology/Evolution/Organismal Biology
Education
Electronics Engineering Technology
Elementary Education/Special Education
Emergency Management
English
Environmental Science
Family/Consumer Sciences
Fire/Emergency Services Administration
Foods/Nutrition
Forensic Biology
Forensic Chemistry
Forensic Science
General Business
General Studies
Graphic Design
Health/Wellness
History
Hospitality Management
Human Services
Industrial Mathematics/Statistics
Information Systems
Instrumental Performance
Journalism
Liberal Arts
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics/Secondary Education
Microbiology/Molecular Biology
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Nutrition
Occupational Education
Personal Financial Planning
Physical Education
Piano Performance
Political Science
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Nursing
Pre-Veterinary
Programming
Psychology
Public Relations
Recreation
Religion
School Guidance
Science
Social Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Sociology/Criminal Justice
Spanish
Special Education
Sports/Recreation Management
Theatre
University Studies
Visual Arts
Vocal Performance
Wildlife/Fishery Science
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Criminal Justice

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

5,694

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

4,473
students

Female
58%
2,577

Male
42%
1,896

21%

1,221
students

Female
74%
903

Male
26%
318

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

53%

2,400
students

Female
61%
1,456

Male
39%
944

47%

2,073
students

Female
55%
1,121

Male
45%
952

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Hispanic/Latino
16%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.60
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

99%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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