Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (ENMU)

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ENMU can be found in Portales, NM, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nearly 6,300 students are enrolled at Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores in the range of 900 (25th percentile) - 1110 (75th percentile) on the SAT and in the range of 17 (25th percentile) - 22 (75th percentile) on the ACT is common among applicants accepted to this school. We were able to estimate the ENMU average GPA (2.80 - 3.14) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. ENMU has an acceptance rate of about 58% with 35% of applicants deciding to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at enmu.edu.

Overall ENMU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus was reported as 58.3% in Fall 2020 with over 2,710 applications submitted to Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ENMU ACT Scores: 17 - 22
  • ENMU Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 57.3%
  • 2017-2018: 60.4%
  • 2018-2019: 60.4%
  • 2019-2020: 58.3%
  • Projected ENMU Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 55.0%

How Does ENMU Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus is three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Lubbock Christian University90.7%
Wayland Baptist University97.5%
West Texas A & M University69.0%
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin88.3%
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology79.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to ENMU (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading460 - 570
Math440 - 540
Total Score900 - 1110
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 21
Math16 - 22
Composite Score17 - 22
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