Founded in 1934, Eastern New Mexico University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Portales (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New Mexico. Officially accredited/recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU) is a small (enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 82 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. ENMU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.