Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Campus

Tel: (575)257-2120
1,058 students
Public institution
Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Branch Community College combines a traditional learning environment with twenty-first century instructional technology to provide an enhanced educational experience. ENMU-Ruidoso emphasizes liberal learning, freedom of inquiry, cultural diversity and whole student life. Scholarships, cultural enrichment, excellent teaching and enriched learning define the college community’s relationship and contributions.
School Highlights:
Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Campus serves 1,058 students (23% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Campus is the only community colleges within Lincoln County, NM.
The nearest community college is New Mexico State University-Alamogordo (33 miles away).

School Overview

Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Campus Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 1,058 teachers has grown by 37% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has decreased from 48:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,058 students
1,303 students
Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
248 students
836 students
Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 810 students
1,046 students
Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Campus Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Campus sch enrollment Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Campus sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
18%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Campus Asian (2007-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
38%
7%
Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Campus Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
1%
12%
Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Campus Black (2006-2012)
% White
41%
67%
Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Campus White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Campus More (2010-2012)
Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Campus sch ethnicity Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Campus sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.65 0.45
Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Campus Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,154 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 34% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,170 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 36% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,154 $5,940
Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,170 $10,072
Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

ENMU-Ruidoso Branch is a comprehensive two-year college offering Certificates of Completion, Associate of Science, Associate of Arts, and Associate of Applied Science degrees. The ENMU-Ruidoso Branch also offers community education classes, customized training workshops, adult basic education courses, and operates a One-Stop Career Center providing free employment services for employers and those seeking career information. Established in 1991, the Ruidoso Off-Campus Instruction Center offered Lincoln County residents access to two-year college academic and vocational curriculum. In July 2005 the Ruidoso Campus became the 18th two-year college in New Mexico and was created as a Branch of ENMU. Undergraduate and graduate course work completed at the ENMU-Ruidoso Branch campus is fully transferable to ENMU-Portales. The offices of the Ruidoso Branch Community College contain the college's general offices, including Admissions and Records, Business, Financial Aid, Library Services, the College Bookstore, Instructional Television (ITV) classrooms and a computer lab for students. Classroom, computer lab and library facilities are used in a variety of public and private buildings, throughout Lincoln and Otero Counties. All the buildings provide barrier-free access to individuals confined to wheelchairs or with limited physical movement. Eastern New Mexico University, through its Ruidoso Campus, is authorized to award the associate of arts degree (A.A.), the associate of science (A.S.), the associate of applied science degree (A.A.S.), and the certificate of completion. Programs of study which lead to an associate's degree require a minimum of 64 hours of credit.

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For New Mexico public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,171 per year for in-state students and $4,838 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $27,125 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
New Mexico community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.63, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in New Mexico is New Mexico Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.