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Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso

Overview of Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso

The main campus of Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso is in Ruidoso, NM (a self-contained town). The school is a public school. Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school students most commonly major in a field related to family and social work, fine arts, liberal arts, nursing and emergency medicine.

Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Selectivity

Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 771 enrolled students. Older students (40+ years old, e.g.) are welcome and common at Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso.

Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Tuition and Affordability

The school offers comparatively low-priced tuition.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"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 communityƆs relationship and contributions. The mission of Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Branch Community College includes seven purposes: 1. To offer general academic studies for students wishing to transfer to a university 2. To offer students career and technical education programs leading to gainful employment in their chosen field 3. To offer a dual credit enrollment, early college admissions program for high school students within our service area 4. To offer workforce education and training services, and provide institutional leadership in the economic development of the region 5. To offer programs of instruction leading to Associate degrees and Certificates of Completion 6. To offer lifelong learning opportunities for all citizens through continuing education and community service programs 7. To offer access to adult basic education for those wishing to achieve literacy skills, completion of high school equivalency diplomas, and English proficiency"

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso

Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso
709 Mechem Dr
Ruidoso , NM 88345
General Phone: (505) 257-2120
http://www.ruidoso.enmu.edu/

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Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine25EMT paramedic, nursing assistant
Liberal Arts20liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Family and Social Work5social work
Business and Management4business management, accounting technology
Security and Law Enforcement1criminal justice and police
Fine Arts0fine arts

Number of programs and degrees for Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree235
Award of less than 1 academic year303
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years21

Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Student Body

In 2007-2008, Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso had a total enrollment of 771 students (383 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 58%
Black 2%
Hispanic 24%
Asian 1%
American Indian 8%
Unknown 7%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 13%
18-19 12%
20-21 9%
22-24 11%
25-29 13%
30-34 7%
35-39 9%
40-49 14%
50-64 9%
65+ 2%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
New Mexico98%
Arizona1%
Texas1%

Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 41 %
Part-Time 27 %

Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Ruidoso, New Mexico for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New Mexico Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 860
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,324
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 265102)

Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track54

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year5$47,8804$44,389
All faculty totalacademic year5$47,8804$44,389

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Highlights

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What Sets Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Apart:

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% of degrees in liberal arts
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Top 9%Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso % of degrees in liberal arts
% students 40 years or older
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% of degrees in fine arts
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Top 10%Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso % of degrees in fine arts
% of degrees in family and social work
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Top 16%Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso % of degrees in family and social work
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 20%Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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