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Portales

Portales is a city in and the county seat of Roosevelt County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 12,280 at the 2010 census. Portales is located near the larger city of Clovis as well as Cannon Air Force Base, a major contributor to the economy of the region.

Eastern New Mexico University opened in Portales in 1934 and has grown to become the third largest university in the state. Portales is one of the largest producers of Valencia peanuts in the United States and is the nation's top producer of Certified Organic peanut butter. Portales is home to over about 40 dairies and a major US dairy solids plant, together producing and exporting hundreds of millions of dollars of local milk products each year. Portales is the principal city of the Portales Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is part of the larger Clovis-Portales Combined Statistical Area, including Clovis, 19 miles (31 km) away and Cannon Air Force Base, 13 miles (21 km) away.

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Schools in and around Portales, NM

Name
Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus
Four or more years; Public; $8,350 average out-state tuition; $2,839 average in-state tuition
Clovis Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $2,136 average out-state tuition; $1,008 average in-state tuition
South Plains College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $1,536 average out-state tuition; $1,152 average in-state tuition
Mesalands Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $2,430 average out-state tuition; $1,320 average in-state tuition
New Mexico Military Institute
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $5,800 average out-state tuition; $1,525 average in-state tuition
Covenant School of Nursing and Allied Health
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private not for profit; $4,300 average out-state tuition; $4,300 average in-state tuition
Lubbock Christian University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $15,500 average out-state tuition; $15,500 average in-state tuition

Portales, NM Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016