School Highlights

Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Branch Community College serves 673 students (24% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 72%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 673 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,348
  • Out-state tuition: $3,580
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 63%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Branch Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 141% over five years.
Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Branch Community College
(NM) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
Less than 2 yrs
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
58 staff
111 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Branch Community College has declined by 24% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
The Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Branch Community College diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
673 students
1,649 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
161 students
460 students
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# Part-Time Students
512 students
1,189 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Branch Community College.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
511 students
304 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
161 students
487 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
70 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
512 students
1,592 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
104 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
363 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
19%
10%
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% Asian
n/a
1%
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% Hispanic
33%
50%
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% Black
1%
3%
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% White
37%
28%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.71
0.66
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
0.27%
1.51%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.99%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$33,300
$34,400
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,348 is less than the state average of $2,088. The in-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,580 is less than the state average of $4,688. The out-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$1,348
$2,088
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$3,580
$4,688
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
81%
87%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$16,000
$13,236
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,093
$6,125
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Branch Community College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in NM by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
SAT Reading
n/a
485
SAT Math
n/a
505
SAT Writing
n/a
455
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
19
ACT Math
n/a
21

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
PTK

Arts and Music Programs:
Community Education
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.
Profile last updated: 09/13/2022

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Branch Community College cost?

Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Branch Community College's tuition is approximately $1,348 for In-State students and $3,580 for Out-State students.

What is Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Branch Community College's ranking?

Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Branch Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in New Mexico for: Diversity in US community colleges.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 673 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,348
  • Out-state tuition: $3,580
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 63%
  • Source: Verified school update

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For New Mexico public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,088 per year for in-state students and $4,688 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New Mexico is 87%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

New Mexico community colleges have a diversity score of 0.66, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in New Mexico is New Mexico Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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