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Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors ENMU - Main Campus offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus was awarded 8 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is liberal arts / sciences and humanities.

Overall Quality

ENMU - Main Campus landed the #1,445 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

ENMU - Main Campus is also ranked #6 out of 11 schools in New Mexico.

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Is It Hard to Get Into ENMU - Main Campus?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 60%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

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

ACT Composite Scores for Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus  ( 16 to 22 )
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Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1, Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus is 67%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  67 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus is 63%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  63 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at ENMU - Main Campus is 16%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  16 out of 100
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Good Overall Diversity at ENMU - Main Campus

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 4,700 undergraduates at ENMU - Main Campus with 2,488 being full-time and 2,212 being part-time.

ENMU - Main Campus Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for ENMU - Main Campus is 81.95 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  81.95 out of 100
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How Much Does Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus Cost?

The overall average net price of ENMU - Main Campus is $10,325. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for ENMU - Main Campus

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$8,006 $9,917 $11,593 $13,416 $13,817

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of ENMU - Main Campus, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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%.

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How Much Money Do ENMU - Main Campus Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from ENMU - Main Campus make around $29,500 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 26% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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Location of Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus

Located in Portales, New Mexico, Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus is a public institution. The surrounding location of Portales is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

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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

Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 48 majors graduated from Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus. Of these students, 985 received undergraduate degrees and 343 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Liberal Arts General Studies 126 $37,100
Communication Sciences 66 $22,600
Business Administration & Management 64 $32,300
Criminal Justice & Corrections 45 $27,500
Mental & Social Health Services 40 $29,700
Nursing 39 $70,000
General Psychology 31 $22,000
Teacher Education Subject Specific 30 NA
General Biology 29 $25,500
Teacher Education Grade Specific 26 $32,200

Learn more about the majors offered at Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at ENMU - Main Campus

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 4,156 students took at least one online class at Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus. This is a decrease from the 4,224 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 4,156 2,672
2016-2017 4,224 2,754
2015-2016 4,178 2,637
2014-2015 5,438 2,587
2013-2014 3,547 2,017

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

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