ENMU Facts and Figures


Eastern New Mexico University has proudly prepared students for careers and advanced study for more than 80 years.  Through ENMU’s exceptional undergraduate and graduate programs, they serve a diverse student body made up of all ages and backgrounds.  In addition they are one of the most affordable college options in New Mexico as well as the nation with low tuition and fees and generous financial aid programs.  By offering evening classes, select online programs, and flexible scheduling, ENMU is living up to their slogan of “Student Success–that’s what it’s all about!”

The following are a few facts you may not know about Eastern New Mexico University:

  • Out of 81 public Southwestern institutions, ENMU ranks in the top 10% for the lowest tuition costs.
  • All Texas students within a 135-mile radius qualify for ENMU’s in-state tuition rate.
  • ENMU offers more than 60 associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
  • Notable ENMU Alumni include: Science Fiction Author Jack Williamson; Former U.S. Treasurer Katherine D. Ortega; Actor Ronny Cox; Four-time NFL Pro Bowl Player Mike Sinclair; and Former CNN Anchor Kysa Daniels.
  • Since 2001 over $180 million in ENMU campus improvements have been made including the renovation of the Jack Williamson Liberal Arts Building that re-opened in 2015.
  • ENMU offers hundreds of evening and on-line classes designed with working adults in mind.
  • Figures from Fall, 2016 show ENMU students from 49 states/territories and 36 countries. Total number of students at ENMU in Portales was 6,014 consisting of 4,593 undergraduate and 1,421 graduate students.
  • ENMU has a four-year campus in Portales along with two-year campuses in Roswell and Ruidoso.
  • ENMU has an impressive Student/Faculty Ratio: 17:1.
  • ENMU has a 95% student satisfaction rate!

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.


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