ENMU-Ruidoso

School Highlights
  • ENMU-Ruidoso serves 895 students (26% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 65%.
  • ENMU-Ruidoso is the only community colleges within Lincoln County, NM.
  • The nearest community college to ENMU-Ruidoso is New Mexico State University-Alamogordo (33.0 miles away).

Top Placements

ENMU-Ruidoso places among the top 20% of community colleges in New Mexico for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
ENMU-Ruidoso(NM) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesAssociate of Arts Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty29 staff72 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of ENMU-Ruidoso has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The ENMU-Ruidoso diversity score of 0.67 is equal to the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment895 students1,793 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:130:1
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# Full-Time Students235 students604 students
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# Part-Time Students660 students1,189 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
8%
10%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
29%
44%
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% Black
3%
2%
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% White
48%
35%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Non Resident races
-
1%
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% Unknown races
10%
5%
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Diversity Score0.670.67
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College Completion Rate
13%
13%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,300$34,400
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,348 is less than the state average of $2,084. The in-state tuition has grown by 37% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $3,580 is less than the state average of $4,620. The out-state tuition has grown by 34% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,348$2,084
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Out-State Tuition Fees$3,580$4,620
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%86%
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Median Debt for Graduates$15,750$15,750
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,495$6,495
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Extracurriculars

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

Arts and Music Programs:
Community Education
Source: 2016 (or 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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