Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Campus


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Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

709 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM, 88345

(575) 257-2120 





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 community’s 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

Public, 2-year 


Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students

Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2013 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12
In District $1,012 $852 $812
In State $1,348 $1,154 $1,100
Out of State $3,580 $3,170 $3,020
Books and Supplies $950 $950 $1,000
On Campus      
Room and Board - - -
Other Expenses - - -
Off Campus      
Room and Board $7,650 $7,650 $6,350
Other Expenses $4,375 $4,375 $4,270
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses - $4,375 $4,270

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
73.0% $4,840
State/Local Grant
74.0% $748
Institutional Grants
- -
Loans 15.0% $3,661
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.


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