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Chances of getting into Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
51%
Admission Difficulty for Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage
How hard is it to get into ENMU and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at ENMU is 51%.  It ranks #2 in New Mexico for lowest rate of acceptance. ENMU is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 1,219 out of 2,409 applicants were admitted.

The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 69 percent (SAT 950/1160 ACT 17/23). Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.48. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 36% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The ENMU application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jun 15.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.

ENMU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
950-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
22%
SAT Scores for Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 1060

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus?

Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus typically prefers applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. ENMU ranks #3 in New Mexico for highest average SAT composite score. 22 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >64%
1055 to 1160 Avg + 51%-64%
950 to 1055 Avg - 38%-51%
845 to 950 Reach 26%-38%
Less than 845 Low <26%
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ENMU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
82%
ACT Scores for Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into ENMU?

Admission data indicates that ENMU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #3 in New Mexico for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 82 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >64%
20 to 23 Avg + 51%-64%
17 to 20 Avg - 38%-51%
14 to 17 Reach 26%-38%
Less than 14 Low <26%
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ENMU GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.48
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into ENMU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus was 3.48 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #5 in New Mexico for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as ENMU accepts 51% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
4.0 11.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 18.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 21.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 16.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 13.0% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 20.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 1.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

76% of Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 16%
Top 25% of class 45%
Top 50% of class 76%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,501 908 2,409
Accepted 773 446 1,219
Acceptance Rate 51% 49% 51%
Enrolled 252 182 434
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 33% 41% 36%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jun 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=187648 IPEDS survey data for Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus.

FAQs

Does Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus prefer SAT or ACT?

22% of students submit their SAT scores to ENMU. 82% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus?

51% of those who apply are granted admission to ENMU. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 950 and 1160. 22% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 23. 82% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.