Opened in the year 1934, Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU) is a public university. It is the largest regional comprehensive university in the region. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, National Association of Schools of Music, Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, and Council on Social Work Education.
Located in Portales, New Mexico, ENMU offers dual enrolment, undergraduate, graduate, and online programs. The university consists of 1 graduate school and 4 colleges. The broad areas of study are Business, Education and Technology, Fine Arts, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Physical Education, and Nursing. The most popular undergraduate degree programs include Business Administration, Biology, Communicative Disorders, and Applied Arts and Sciences. The topmost graduate degree programs include Education, Business Administration, Communicative Disorders, and Physical Education.
ENMU students can avail of various financial aid opportunities. There are special provisions for military students. Apart from academics, ENMU focuses on the overall well-being of students. The university offers Health and Counselling Services, Career Services, and Disability Services. The Child Development Center of the university is also noteworthy. The Golden Student Success Center, Golden Library, Jack Williamson Science Fiction Library, Runnels Gallery, Dr. Antonio Gennaro Natural History Museum, and Miles Anthropology Museum are the notable features of ENMU. The overall infrastructure of the university is second to none.
The expert faculty members, high-tech classrooms, and laboratories all collectively contribute to the success fo this esteemed institution. Greek Life in the campus community is also noteworthy. ENMU also maintains athletic teams of both men and women. They are nicknamed as Greyhounds.