Central New Mexico Community College Overview
Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Central New Mexico Community College is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.
What Is Central New Mexico Community College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the undergraduate certificate is the highest award a student can attain at CNM.
- In 2017-2018, 34% of the faculty were full-time.
Central New Mexico Community College Rankings
CNM is ranked #4 out of 18 schools in New Mexico.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
CNM has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at CNM.
Where Is Central New Mexico Community College?
Contact details for CNM are given below.
|Address:||525 Buena Vista Dr Se, Albuquerque, NM 87106|
How Do I Get Into CNM?
You can apply to CNM online at: https://cnmapprentice.force.com/apply/s/login/SelfRegister
Can I Afford Central New Mexico Community College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At CNM, approximately 11% of students took out student loans averaging $2,739 a year. That adds up to $10,956 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at CNM is 21.4%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.
Central New Mexico Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 6,119 full-time undergraduates at CNM, 44% are male and 56% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Central New Mexico Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||145|
|Hispanic or Latino||3,438|
Over 10 countries are represented at CNM. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Nepal, and Kenya.
Online Learning at Central New Mexico Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at CNM has changed over the last few years.
This school is the most popular in New Mexico for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of CNM
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Central New Mexico Community College was 0.2%. This is the #2,011 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at CNM regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of CNM majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||57%|
|Communication & Journalism||26%|
|Communication & Media Studies||26%|
|Computer & Information Sciences||10%|
|Foreign Languages & Linguistics||33%|
|Geography & Cartography||71%|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||17%|
|Linguistics & Comparative Literature||44%|
|Non-Professional General Legal Studies||50%|
|Political Science & Government||38%|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||19%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at CNM ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at CNM.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Non-Professional General Legal Studies||#11|
|Linguistics & Comparative Literature||#15|
|General Sales & Marketing||#27|
|Foreign Languages & Linguistics||#42|
|Political Science & Government||#43|
|General English Literature||#57|
|English Language & Literature||#109|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||#135|
|Human Development & Family Studies||#137|
|Family, Consumer & Human Sciences||#164|
|Computer Information Systems||#173|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#265|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#324|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#391|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Central New Mexico Community College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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