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Ruidoso, New Mexico

ENMU - Ruidoso Branch Community College Demographics & Diversity

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at ENMU - Ruidoso Branch Community College are predominantly White with a significant Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 56% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Campus has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Campus is a Native American Serving Non-Tribal Institution (NASNTI). It is not controlled by a Native American tribe but it serves a percentage of American Indian and Alaska Native students.

Racial demographics of Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Campus students
Race Percent of Students
White 44%
Black 2%
Hispanic 32%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 15%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 2%
Race Unknown 3%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 51% more female students than male students enrolled at Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Campus with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, ENMU - Ruidoso Branch Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Campus students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Campus students
Gender Number of Students
Men 241
Women 364

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

ENMU - Ruidoso Branch Community College serves a very low number of students outside of New Mexico, with 100 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Campus students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 100%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$42,974 per year

56% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
605
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 32.4%
Part time Undergrads 65%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=383996 IPEDS survey data for Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Campus.