Higher Education/Vocational Training
Eastern New Mexico University – Roswell’s (ENMU-R) more than 70 certificates and associate degree programs provide the foundation and the funnel for our skilled labor pool to get the education they need to find job opportunities with our region’s employers.
More than 4,000 students enroll in credit classes each semester. The University also offers access to bachelors and master’s degree programs on campus through ENMU in Portales.
Roswell Independent School District (RISD) enrolls 10,000 students and consists of four high schools, four middle schools and 13 elementary schools, including a nationally ranked high school and the top ranked middle school in the state.
A charter school, Sydney Gutierrez Middle School is an A+ school that operates within the district. The school serves more than 60 students, grades 6-8.
Also located in Roswell, is the New Mexico Military Institute (NMMI). It’s known as the “West Point of the West” and attracts students from across the country and around the world. NMMI serves the secondary and higher education needs of future military and civilian leaders. This co-ed institution has highly competitive admissions standards and an enrollment of approximately 1,000 students.