Eastern New Mexico University

Portales, NM

Eastern New Mexico, 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 located in Portales, in east-central New Mexico.

Website: www.enmu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
4,599
Undergraduate
Students
(55.8%) 2,564 Women
(44.2%) 2,035 Men
1,428
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Noncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate
60% of 2,635 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.26
SAT Math
483 average
410-530 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
429 average
420-530 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20 average
17-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $14,913
Out-of-state: $16,835
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,206
Out-of-state: $8,128
Room and Board
$7,162
Average Percent of Need Met
39%
Average Freshman Award
$10,864
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$4,895
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
156
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Portales Population
12,497
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
16% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Greyhounds (men); Zias (women)
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
2.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.9% Asian
6.1% Black/African-American
42.2% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.7% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
42.4% White
2.4% Unknown
International Students
1.2% from 22 countries
First-Year Students Returning
59.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
17.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Noncompetitive: Virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   4
Science   2
Foreign Language    
Social Studies   2
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT    
SAT Only Required for some August 1
ACT Only Required for some August 1
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
1500 South Avenue K
City, State, Zip
Portales, NM 88130
Phone
(575) 562-2178
Fax
(575) 562-2118
E-mail
enrollment.services@enmu.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins August 1
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
Official transcripts from any post-secondary institution attended, good standing with all previous institutions required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
60% of 2,635 applicants were admitted
Women
61% of 1,555 applicants were admitted
Men
60% of 1,080 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
779 (49%) of 1,594 admitted students enrolled
Women
430 (46%) of 941 admitted students enrolled
Men
349 (53%) of 653 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.26
3.75 and Above
15%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
23%
2.00 - 2.49
9%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
483 average
410-530 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
10%
Score of 500 - 600
35%
Score of 400 - 500
40%
Score of 300 - 400
16%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
429 average
420-530 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
6%
Score of 500 - 600
46%
Score of 400 - 500
31%
Score of 300 - 400
12%
Score of 200 - 300
5%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
20 average
17-22 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
1%
Score of 24 - 29
16%
Score of 18 - 23
53%
Score of 12 - 17
30%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 11%
Top quarter: 33%
Top half: 68%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $14,913
Out-of-state: $16,835
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,206
Out-of-state: $8,128
Room and Board
$7,162
Books and Supplies
$450
Other Expenses
$1,000
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002651
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
414 (65.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
414 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
414 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
414 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
39%
Average Award
$10,864
Need-Based Gift
Received by 406 (98.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,460
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 253 (61.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,464
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 352 (85.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
17 (2.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,593

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,617 (58.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,616 (99.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,616 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,616 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
40%
Average Award
$10,675
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,584 (98.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,301
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,039 (64.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,164
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 991 (61.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
45 (1.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,803

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
2%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$4,895
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Hobbies/Interests, Leadership, Memberships, Rodeo
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Agriculture, General
  • Anthropology
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Clinical/Medical Social Work
  • Communication, General
  • Computational and Applied Mathematics
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dairy Science
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • General Studies
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Liberal arts/general studies
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Chemistry
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Summer session
Study Abroad
Not offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
156
Part-Time Faculty
174
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
35%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 28% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 40% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 29% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
453
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science, Master of Special Education, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Arts, Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Anthropology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Botany
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Ecology
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Human Services
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physical Education
  • Reading Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Vocational and Technical Education
  • Zoology

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Portales Population
12,497
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
344 acres

Weather

Temperature
24.7 average low in January, 93.6 average high in September
Rain
122 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Portales
Nearest Train Station
230 mile(s) from campus in Albuquerque

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
16% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
94%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
University Emergency Notification System, security cameras, security lights

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Greyhounds (men); Zias (women)
School Colors
Green and silver

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Football     x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Football    
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Football x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, cross-country running, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball, water polo

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student government, student activities board, residence hall association, ifc (inter-fraternity council)\panhellenic council
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
4,599
Women
2,564 (55.8%)
Men
2,035 (44.2%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,590
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
2.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.9% Asian
6.1% Black/African-American
42.2% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.7% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
42.4% White
2.4% Unknown
International Students.
1.2% from 22 countries
Average Age
26
All Graduate Students
1,428

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
59.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
17.3%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
29.6%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
33.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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