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Chances of getting into Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
58.3%
Admission Difficulty for Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into ENMU and can I get accepted? The school has a 58% acceptance rate ranking it #4 in New Mexico for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,581 out of 2,714 applicants were admitted making ENMU a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 74 percent. Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 35% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must 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 the COVID-19 pandemic.

ENMU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
900-1110
Applicants Submitting SAT
22%
SAT Scores for Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 440
SAT Composite 25th 900
SAT Scores for Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1110
Average SAT Score 1010

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 78 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 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 790. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1010 out of 1600. The school ranks #6 in New Mexico for highest average SAT composite score. 22 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 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
1110 and Above Good >70%
1005 to 1110 Avg + 58%-70%
900 to 1005 Avg - 45%-58%
795 to 900 Reach 32%-45%
Less than 795 Low <32%
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ENMU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-22 
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 22
Average ACT Score 19

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 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #5 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 2019 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
22 and Above Good >72%
19 to 22 Avg + 58%-72%
17 to 19 Avg - 47%-58%
15 to 17 Reach 37%-47%
Less than 15 Low <37%
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ENMU GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.21
Typical High School Grades
B

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

Applicants need about 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 3.21 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #4 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 58% 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
3.75+ 17% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Good
3.25 to 3.50 17% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 17% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 27% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 7% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

66% 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 10%
Top 25% of class 29%
Top 50% of class 66%
Bottom 50% of class 34%
Bottom 25% of class 9%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,656 1,058 2,714
Accepted 994 587 1,581
Acceptance Rate 60% 55% 58%
Enrolled 328 232 560
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 33% 40% 35%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
233

Applicants have 233 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jun 15, 2022.

Application Fee

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

Admission 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 Admission 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?

58% of those who apply are granted admission to ENMU. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely 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 900 and 1110. 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 22. 82% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.