Each semester close to 4,000 students register for credit and noncredit courses at ENMU-Roswell. Most reside in Chaves County. There are no “typical” ENMU-Roswell students. The college attracts a diverse student population, including high school graduates and senior citizens. The average age for full-time students is 26. Students attend ENMU-Roswell for a variety of reasons. Some are completing their first two years of college before transferring to another university. Some are completing a certificate program for entry into their chosen career field. Some students are returning to college after being away from the classroom for many years, while others are taking a class or two between full-time work schedules to upgrade their job skills.