Student Success–that’s what it’s all about!

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As New Mexico’s largest regional comprehensive university, ENMU offers students more than 90 undergraduate, graduate and certificate options.

 

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Incorporating Professional Development into your College Degree

When you have a BFA Design Degree from Eastern New Mexico University, your career options will include fields such as computer graphics, industrial design, and more. According to the federal government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, these fields are growing. The field of Industrial Design alone is expected to add more than 10K jobs over the next 10 years. And that is only one of several fields with median hourly incomes of $22 (USD), and more available when you have completed ENMU’s BFA Design Degree Program.

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About the BFA Design Degree

Perfect for individuals interested in careers in commercial advertising or illustration, computer graphic design, or video marketing, a BFA in Design includes a number of subjects, including art history, design theory, photography, photography, and practical applications such as web design and portfolio development. ENMU is proud of the diverse selection of degree programs available, and ENMU is certain that it has a program which is right for you. When you are ready, applying is easy.

About ENMU

As a physical presence, Eastern New Mexico University serves the southwestern region of the United States, but ENMU’s online study programs mean that students may attend from all over the country and abroad. ENMU’s bachelor degree and certificate programs are excellent ways to fast-start your career, and focusing on professional design and development helps you prepare for a field that is currently in high demand, and growing. ENMU is accredited by and accept previous credit and degree certifications from the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or CHEA.

Designed for Success

Eastern New Mexico University has a state of the art computer lab featuring 50 iMacs and Power Macs loaded with the optimum software bundles for the course curriculums. ENMU provides friendly, well lit studios and up to 50 hours a week of open studio time. Facilities include a darkroom, large green screen, and all the tools necessary to put your creativity to work.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

ENMU accepts Pell Grants, federal loans, military scholarships, and other types of grants and scholarships. If you qualify, an ENMU BFA Design program is financially available to you. If you are active military, military veteran, or the spouse of a veteran or active duty members, ENMU also have special military programs available to honor those who serve our country.

ENMU’s fully accredited facility is also among the 10 lowest cost tuition universities in the southwestern United States, with degree programs designed so that anyone can find time in their schedule. The next step is for you to get your ENMU admission underway.

ENMU is Honored to Serve Military Members, Vets and Their Families

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ENMU feels privileged to have so many active duty military service members, veterans, and military family members use the university to pursue their educational dreams.  As such they work hard to assist them through the application process and to see they get the benefits they are entitled to.  ENMU also directs student military members and vets to all available general scholarships and military affiliated scholarships.

  • ENMU’s Application Process for Military Members

ENMU’s military program provides the educational opportunity for you or your adult family members to complete a college degree during your military service and across multiple postings. If you are currently on active duty, ENMU’s website takes you through the process to apply, and offers all the documents you need online.  For additional help, contact the ENMU Veterans Services for contact information to a VA certifying official.

  • VA Benefits for ENMU Student Veterans

Once you have applied and been accepted by ENMU, the Office of the Registrar will certify your enrollment status to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  It is the VA who determines your eligibility for benefits.  Furthermore, ENMU wants you to know that vets at the university consistently have one of the highest rates of graduation among all students.

  • Scholarships for Active Duty and/or Veterans

While you will find that ENMU is affordable, the goal is to help you finish your education with as little student debt as possible.  If you visit ENMU’s website, you will find a long list of scholarships available for active duty and/or veterans. Keep in mind that there are also scholarships for military family members.

ENMU’s goal is to help you receive all the financial assistance available to you.  Please visit their website for more information.

Eastern New Mexico University offers dedicated faculty who are committed to academic excellence and emphasize liberal learning, freedom of inquiry and cultural diversity. With affordable tuition and flexible course schedules, ENMU offers an education that fits your lifestyle and puts your career goals within reach. Visit the ENMU website to learn more about how Eastern New Mexico University can help you be successful.

Options Designed to Ensure ENMU Students Succeed

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Eastern New Mexico University is ready to help students who wish to apply to the university but want to see if their previous college credits transfer.  If you have earned college credits while in high school or want to transfer from one of ENMU’s partnership colleges, they can help answer your questions.  If you have earned your AAS or AS degree in a career-technical related field, ENMU’s Transfer Center can help make your transition as easy as possible.  See below for answers to FAQs.

  • Will My College Credits Transfer to ENMU?

In order to transfer credits to ENMU, the coursework must be taken at an accredited institution and must be taken for a grade.  The Transfer Evaluation System (TES) (see ENMU’s website) provides guidance as to how your credits may transfer but the final determination is made by the deans or department chairs once you are accepted into ENMU.

  • How Do Transfer Partnerships Work?

ENMU currently has partnership agreements for a variety of programs with several area colleges including Amarillo College, CNM-Albuquerque, Clovis Community College, ENMU-Roswell and ENMU-Ruidoso.  When you transfer from one of these colleges, into a ENMU program, the agreement allows you to transfer your course credits and start working toward a bachelor’s degree.

  • Do You Have an AAS or an AS and Want to Earn a Bachelor’s Degree?

If you have earned an AAS, an AS, or have significant credits in a career-technical related discipline from an accredited institution, ENMU has the ideal program.  The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) degree program is designed with the distance learner in mind and makes it easy to work full-time while you earn your degree.

Remember, applying to ENMU is free and all of the documents you need are online.  Please contact ENMU’s Transfer Center and allow the transfer counselors to answers any questions.

Eastern New Mexico University offers dedicated faculty who are committed to academic excellence and emphasize liberal learning, freedom of inquiry and cultural diversity. With affordable tuition and flexible course schedules, ENMU offers an education that fits your lifestyle and puts your career goals within reach. Visit the ENMU website to learn more about how Eastern New Mexico University can help you be successful.

ENMU’s Campus is Surrounded by Art and Culture

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Along with exceptional programs and coursework, Eastern New Mexico University is proud to offer students and the community world-class venues including museums, art galleries, and libraries.  Many of the museums and galleries are free or only cost a minimal fee and provide many hours of enjoyment.

  • Miles Mineral Museum – A Mineral Collection that Students Can Enjoy

One of the motivating factors behind the Miles Mineral Museum was the founder, Fred Miles, who wanted to make his collection accessible to students and the general public to enjoy.   Miles and his wife began collecting minerals when they moved to Roswell, New Mexico in 1928 and began exploring along the Pecos River.  The collection was originally in the back room of Fred’s Texaco station in Roswell before the arrangement with ENMU was made to display the approximately 2,500 geological, archaeological and anthropological specimens.  The museum is free to the public and located in Roosevelt Hall, Room 103.

  • Roosevelt County Historical Museum – See the Area’s History Come to Life

The Roosevelt County Historical Museum allows visitors to be immediately swept back in time to the early days of Roosevelt County.  Among the displays, you will find relics from area homes including antique furniture, an Edison phonograph, a printing press, and a collection of medical instruments.  The museum was founded in 1940 and all of the items were donated by county residents.

  • Runnels Gallery

Whether you are on ENMU’s campus as a visitor or a student, do not forget to take a look at the Runnels Gallery.  Located in the Golden Library, it is where the public can view the art work of ENMU students, faculty and guest artists.  It is open during library hours.

  • Jack Williamson Science Fiction Library

Also if you are a sci-fi fan, you must visit the Jack Williamson Science Fiction Library, which contains more than 30,000 volumes of books, sci-fi pulps from as early as the 1900’s and other materials.  Please see ENMU’s website for more information.

Eastern New Mexico University offers dedicated faculty who are committed to academic excellence and emphasize liberal learning, freedom of inquiry and cultural diversity. With affordable tuition and flexible course schedules, ENMU offers an education that fits your lifestyle and puts your career goals within reach. Visit the ENMU website to learn more about what ENMU can do for you.

Culture Around ENMU

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As ENMU’s mission is to provide students with a rich educational experience, they are proud to be home to several world-class, one-of-a-kind venues, including several museums and art galleries.  Open to students as well as the general public, ENMU welcomes you to visit these venues the next time you are on campus.

  • Blackwater Draw Museum

Opened in May of 2017, the Blackwater Draw Museum is now situated in the heart of ENMU’s campus.  For over forty years, the museum has housed artifacts from around the Southwest U.S. and the new location makes it more accessible for students, school groups and families.  From The Blackwater Draw Collections of the Clovis Site, The Miles Anthropological Collection, The Charlie Parks Collection and more, you will discover 13,500 years of pre-history among the over 6,400 artifacts on display.  Highlights include elaborately beaded, child-sized and adult moccasins and armbands as well as murals painted by Shirley East for the original museum.   ​

  • Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark

The Blackwater Draw site was incorporated into the National Register of Historic Places in 1961, and declared a National Historic Landmark in 1982.  The landmark is a 640 acre site that has been an important contribution to our knowledge and understanding of the cultural chronology of North America as early as 13,000 years ago.  Containing a spring-fed Pleistocene Lake, the area has provided outstanding bone preservation and welded implements made from stone, bone and ivory by the region’s first inhabitants. In addition many species of extinct fauna and smaller animal kills have been found in cultural levels.  As a major water source, the site continues to provide archaeologists an extensive glimpse into the area’s pre-historic and historic life.

Please visit ENMU’s website to learn more about this amazing look into the past.  Also if you are interested in studying anthropology, ENMU offers some of the country’s top programs.

As New Mexico’s largest regional comprehensive university, ENMU offers students more than 90 undergraduate, graduate and certificate options. With affordable tuition, evening classes as well as select online courses, ENMU offers an education that fits your lifestyle and puts your career goals within reach. Visit the ENMU website to learn more about Eastern New Mexico University.

Exciting ENMU Anthropology Programs

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Eastern New Mexico University offers anthropology, the study of humanity, both past and present, in four subdivisions.

  • Archaeology – the study of past cultures
  • Biological Anthropology – the study of human diversity and the evolution of the human family
  • Cultural Anthropology – the study of living humans and their culture
  • Linguistic Anthropology – concentrates on the relationship between language and culture

Along with the undergraduate major or minor in anthropology programs, ENMU also offers a nationally recognized graduate program.  See below for a sampling of the programs.  

  • Bachelor of Science or Arts in Anthropology, Emphasis in Archaeology

This program prepares students who wish to immediately work in the field as well as those who want to go on and get a graduate degree.  As a student, you will be taught by practicing archaeologists with a range of specialties that include: ceramic analysis, historic preservation, Geoarchaeology, cultural resource management, plains archaeology, osteology, Paleoindian archaeology and faunal analysis.  ENMU’s anthropology undergraduate degree can typically be completed in four years.  

  • Master’s Degree in Anthropology

ENMU’s nationally recognized master’s degree in anthropology is more than four decades old and will prepare you for a career in archaeology or to pursue a doctoral degree.  The program focuses on the archaeology of the U.S. Southwest and offers lots of hands-on experience.  As a student of the program, you will have a choice of the following areas of coursework: Southwest archaeology, Paleoindian studies, lithic technology, GIS, quantitative methods, hunter-gatherers, zooarchaeology, geoarchaeology, and historic preservation, among others.  ENMU graduates from this program work in government agencies and for private contractors, universities and community colleges, and Ph.D. programs across the country.

We encourage you to visit the ENMU website for more information about undergraduate and graduate Anthropology programs.  ENMU’s unique Southwest location offers anthropology students a broad array of resources and opportunities that are not available at many other universities.

ENMU is New Mexico’s largest regional comprehensive university and offers more than 90 undergraduate, graduate and certificate options. They have a diverse student body that consists of individuals from all ages, backgrounds, interests and points of view. With affordable tuition and flexible course schedules, an ENMU education is tailored to your lifestyle and puts your career goals within reach. 

Generous Scholarship Opportunities for ENMU Students

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Every year thousands of dollars’ worth of scholarships is given out to deserving ENMU students.  For example the ENMU Foundation alone awards over $400,000 in scholarships each year.  There are a variety of reasons a scholarship is awarded including: academic achievement, financial need, leadership positions, campus/community activities, and work experience.  As each scholarship has different criteria, you need to read through the eligibility requirements before you apply to make sure you meet them.  The Financial Aid Office can provide more information on ENMU scholarships and answer any questions.  Here are a couple of scholarship opportunities.

  • Boundless Opportunity Scholarship

Each year, motivated non-traditional students from undergraduate degree and certificate programs are awarded the Daniel’s Fund Boundless Opportunity Scholarship (BOS).  The Daniels Fund is a legacy of cable television pioneer, Bill Daniels, and scholarships are open to students at colleges and universities in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.  Criteria for application include: Adult learners; GED recipients; Former foster care youth; Former juvenile justice youth; Returning military; Individuals pursuing EMT/paramedic training; and Individuals pursuing early childhood education (ECE) certification.

  • Outside Donor Scholarships

You will find there are also various scholarships available from outside businesses, agencies and individuals as well as through major corporations and foundations.  ENMU’s website provides links to some of the most commonly awarded scholarships received by students.  The university also encourages students to explore scholarship options that may be available in your own community.

  • Native American Tribal Scholarship

To receive a Native American Tribal Scholarship, students need to request an application from their respective tribe.  Students then need to bring that application and their Financial Need Analysis form (FNA) to the Office of Student Financial Aid.  Please see ENMU’s website for further details on how to apply and links to information you may need.

Eastern New Mexico University offers dedicated faculty who are committed to academic excellence and emphasize liberal learning, freedom of inquiry and cultural diversity. With affordable tuition and flexible course schedules, ENMU offers an education that fits your lifestyle and puts your career goals within reach. Visit the ENMU website to learn more about how Eastern New Mexico University can help you be successful.

An Array of Benefits & Rewards for ENMU Alumni and Friends

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If you are a proud Greyhound or a stalwart friend of the university, Eastern New Mexico University Alumni Association is always looking for ways to reward and engage alumni and friends of the university.  Along with helping graduates transition from university life, the ENMU Office of Alumni Affairs offers many benefits including the following special discounts and offers.

  • Show Your School Spirit with a Greyhound License Plate

One great way to display your school spirit around town is to purchase an ENMU-themed registered license plate.  For an additional fee of $37, ($25 goes directly to the ENMU Alumni Association) you can help to support your university.  ENMU has a link to the New Mexico Motor Vehicle Department that makes it easy to order your plate.

  • Exclusive ENMU Alumni Insurance Plans

One money-saving reason to join the Eastern New Mexico University Alumni Association is the opportunity to purchase exclusive alumni-only, discounted health, auto, life, and home insurance plans.  The insurance programs are through Mercer Consumer, a service of Mercer Health & Benefits Administration, LLC, and well-known providers.

  • An ENMU Alumni Visa Card

Are you tired of credit cards with annual fees, hidden charges and high interest rates?  If you are a member of EMNU University Alumni Association, consider signing up for an ENMU Alumni Visa card.  This card has no annual fee, exorbitant rates, or hidden fees.  In addition once you activate the card, the ENMU Alumni Association gets a $50 donation from Visa as well as benefits from ongoing purchases.

To learn more these and other special discounts and offers, visit ENMU’s Alumni Perks and Initiatives page.  Through the Association, ENMU alumni can stay connected with ENMU and a network of more than 40,000 living alumni.

As New Mexico’s largest regional comprehensive university, ENMU offers students more than 90 undergraduate, graduate and certificate options. The ENMU campuses represent a diverse student body made up of individuals of all ages, backgrounds, interests and points of view. With affordable tuition and flexible course schedules, ENMU offers an education that fits your lifestyle and puts your career goals within reach. 

Give Your Career a Boost with ENMU’s Certificate Programs

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Eastern New Mexico University offers quality Certificate Programs designed to help working adults advance their careers, and the post-baccalaureate programs have one of the most affordable tuition rates in the U.S.  If you are enrolled in less than 6 credit hours per semester, you will pay ENMU’s low in-state rate for both tuition and fees even if you are not a New Mexico resident.  Highlighted below are two Certificate Programs offered by ENMU.

  • Online Alternative Licensure Certificate in Special Education

ENMU’s special education alternative licensure program can be done entirely online other than the internship requirement that is completed in a public school.  However if you are actively teaching while earning your credentials, the internship is done on the job.  Also if you completed your student teaching while getting you degree in education, it will count toward your internship. For those needing to complete the internship, they will be placed in a school in their local area.  Coursework for the program includes individual projects and presentations as well as quizzes and tests.  All lectures are recorded so you can connect with professors and other students on your own time.  The special education alternative licensure program prepares you to work in a variety of settings in PreK-12 and more.

  • Financial Planning Certificate Program

ENMU’s Financial Planning Certificate Program is designed for individuals who are working in financial planning, insurance, banking, accounting, or investment.  To qualify for the program, you must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.  Moreover not only are you taught by a knowledgeable faculty that brings their experience from the private and public sectors to the classroom but a low 17:1 student-to-faculty ratio ensures you get the support and personalized attention to succeed.  Upon completion of the program, you will be eligible to sit for the Certified Financial Planning® examination.  Please see ENMU’s website for all the details.

Eastern New Mexico University has a dedicated faculty who is committed to academic excellence and emphasizes liberal learning, freedom of inquiry and cultural diversity. With affordable tuition and flexible course schedules, ENMU offers an education that fits your lifestyle and puts your career goals within reach. Visit the ENMU website to learn more about what ENMU can do for you.

Learn More about ENMU’s College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

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Eastern New Mexico University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences offers a broad range of quality undergraduate degree programs from eight departments in addition to six graduate programs.  The College prepares students for leadership roles in our rapidly changing economic, political, social and technological world.  Potential students will quickly discover ENMU is an affordable, accredited college option with onsite and online courses as well as scholarships and financial aid opportunities.  Featured below are two popular College of Liberal Arts & Science programs.

  • BFA Design Degree

ENMU’s BFA Design program is ideal for someone who is interested in advertising art, package design, publication design, computer graphics, motion graphics, illustration or marketing.  Along with state-of-the-art labs, studio and equipment, the small class-sizes ensure that students get plenty of support from an experienced art faculty.  The BFA Design program is an art major with an emphasis in graphic design and is typically done over four or five years depending on the student.

  • Bachelor of Science or Arts in Criminal Justice

If you are interested in a challenging career in the criminal justice field, ENMU offers a quality program that can be done in three ways – entirely on-campus, through online Web-based or lecture-capture based courses, or a combination of both.  The program prepares students for careers in local, state or federal law enforcement, law and the court system, probation, crime victim advocacy and related areas.  Based on a theoretical foundation, the program advances the study of how societies respond to crime and all students receive real world experience through an internship.

As with other ENMU degree programs, the College of Liberal Arts & Science is committed to making college affordable for students with grants, loans, scholarships and work-study programs.  Please see ENMU’s website on how to apply as well as for more information regarding these and other degree programs.

As New Mexico’s largest regional comprehensive university, ENMU offers students more than 90 undergraduate, graduate and certificate options. With affordable tuition, evening classes as well as select online courses, ENMU offers an education that fits your lifestyle and puts your career goals within reach. Visit the ENMU website to learn more about Eastern New Mexico University.