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ENMU Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
60.4%
Admission Difficulty for Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into ENMU and can I get accepted? The school has a 60% acceptance rate ranking it #4 in New Mexico for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,600 out of 2,647 applicants were admitted making ENMU a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 76 percent. Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 40% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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ENMU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
910-1130
Applicants Submitting SAT
13%
SAT Scores for Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 450
SAT Composite 25th 910
SAT Scores for Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1130
Average SAT Score 1020

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

Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus typically requires applicants to be in the top 76 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 910 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 800. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. The school ranks #6 in New Mexico for highest average SAT composite score. 13 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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
1130 and Above Good >72%
1020 to 1130 Avg + 60%-72%
910 to 1020 Avg - 47%-60%
800 to 910 Reach 34%-47%
Less than 800 Low <34%
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ENMU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
16-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
91%
ACT Scores for Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
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 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 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 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus.

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 + 60%-72%
16 to 19 Avg - 47%-60%
13 to 16 Reach 34%-47%
Less than 13 Low <34%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.21
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus. 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 #3 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 60% 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 Admission Chances
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

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%

Admission Statistics

Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,564 1,083 2,647
Accepted 944 656 1,600
Acceptance Rate 60% 61% 60%
Enrolled 354 281 635
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 38% 43% 40%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 20, 2020
Days left to Apply
313

Applicants have 313 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 20, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to ENMU before the Aug 20 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Nov 2 Nov 15
Dec 7 Dec 20
Mar 14 Mar 27
May 2 May 15
Jun 6 Jul 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 26 Nov 14
Dec 14 Dec 24
Feb 8 Feb 19
Apr 4 Apr 14
Jun 13 Jun 23
Jul 18 Jul 28

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Eastern New Mexico University Main Campus and what considerations affect 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.