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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?

6,684 Full-Time Undergraduates
$3,620 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The highest degree offered at CNM is the at least 2, but less than 4 academic yrs.
  • In 2017-2018, 34% of the faculty were full-time.

Central New Mexico Community College Rankings

CNM was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that CNM has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for CNM

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Diversity 1,267
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 1,514

Where Is Central New Mexico Community College?

Location of Central New Mexico Community College

Contact details for CNM are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 525 Buena Vista Dr Se, Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: 505-224-3000
Website: https://www.cnm.edu

How Do I Get Into CNM?

You can apply to CNM online at: https://cnmapprentice.force.com/apply/s/login/SelfRegister

Central New Mexico Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Central New Mexico Community College?

11% Take Out Loans
21.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of CNM is $3,620. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for CNM

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$2,657 $3,477 $6,111 $8,383 $8,818

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

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

6,684 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
68% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 24,442 undergraduate students at CNM, with 6,684 being full-time and 17,758 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  CNM

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,684 full-time undergraduates at CNM, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  CNM

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Central New Mexico Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of CNM Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 128
Black or African American 174
Hispanic or Latino 3,554
White 1,806
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,021

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

4,221 Took All Classes Online
9,881 Took At Least One Class Online
0.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 9,881 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at CNM has changed over the last few years.

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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
Anthropology 13%
Business Support & Assistant Services 57%
Communication & Journalism 26%
Communication & Media Studies 26%
Computer & Information Sciences 10%
Education 21%
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 33%
Geography & Cartography 71%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 17%
Health Professions 21%
History 9%
History 9%
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
Anthropology #20
General Sales & Marketing #27
Criminology #32
Foreign Languages & Linguistics #42
Political Science & Government #43
General English Literature #57
Sociology #58
History #63
History #63
Legal Professions #104
English Language & Literature #109
Business Support & Assistant Services #135
Human Development & Family Studies #137
General Psychology #143
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #164
General Business/Commerce #171
Computer Information Systems #173
Social Sciences #190
Psychology #198
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 Majors

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 39 0 0 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 27 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 96 0 0 0
Anthropology 23 0 0 0
Architectural History 1 0 0 0
Building Management & Inspection 27 0 0 0
Business Administration & Management 221 0 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 11 0 0 0
Chemistry 3 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 11 0 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 86 0 0 0
Computer Information Systems 95 0 0 0
Computer Science 10 0 0 0
Cosmetology 24 0 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 46 0 0 0
Criminology 59 0 0 0
Culinary Arts 51 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 18 0 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 7 0 0 0
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 37 0 0 0
Electronics Engineering Technology 1 0 0 0
Environmental Design 15 0 0 0
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 19 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 33 0 0 0
Fire Protection 31 0 0 0
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 13 0 0 0
General Biology 19 0 0 0
General Engineering 27 0 0 0
General English Literature 22 0 0 0
General Psychology 140 0 0 0
Geography & Cartography 7 0 0 0
Geological & Earth Sciences 2 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 18 0 0 0
Health & Physical Education 14 0 0 0
Health Sciences & Services 502 0 0 0
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 17 0 0 0
History 35 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 9 0 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 80 0 0 0
Legal Support Services 13 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 2,091 0 0 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 9 0 0 0
Mathematics 71 0 0 0
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 24 0 0 0
Nursing 241 0 0 0
Physics 10 0 0 0
Political Science & Government 13 0 0 0
Precision Metal Working 45 0 0 0
Sociology 82 0 0 0
Surveying Engineering 2 0 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 174 0 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 6 0 0 0
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 27 0 0 0
Total 9,408 0 0 0

References

*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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