Welcome to ENMU-Ruidoso
We are honored by your interest in ENMU-Ruidoso. On behalf of the Community College Board, the faculty and staff, it is a pleasure to welcome you to your community college. Whether you are seeking a certificate or associate degree, returning to college for retraining or enjoying the cultural enrichment opportunities available here, you are in the right place.
ENMU-Ruidoso prides itself on being an open admissions college. Anyone with a high school or High School Equivalency Diploma (Formally known as a GED certificate) may enroll in college credit classes. High School students may be admitted through the Early College Program.
Students in Ruidoso and throughout the state have come to recognize the many outstanding credit and non-credit programs we offer. Everyone here takes very seriously our overarching mission to enhance the lives of the students and the communities we serve. You will be immediately impressed with the faculty and staff, who are here to serve you. As you review the schedule of classes, you will find multiple courses and programs that will provide pathways for you to achieve your educational goals. By combining an excellent staff with outstanding programs, ENMU-Ruidoso continues to be a vibrant force in the community and the region.
It is commendable that ENMU-Ruidoso continues to be the most affordable higher education institution in New Mexico and the mountain region. The educational value that you receive is a reflection of our commitment to keep education as affordable and accessible as possible for all students in this area.
I wish you much success as you work toward your future here at ENMU-Ruidoso, a place where you can experience an “education with an altitude.”
Dr. Clayton Alred, President