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Central New Mexico Community College is a public institution located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Albuquerque is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

346 Undergraduate Degrees

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Central New Mexico Community College Rankings

CNM is ranked #2 out of 6 schools in New Mexico.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

CNM has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Most Popular Teaching Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Most Popular Online Teaching Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Most Popular Teaching Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Most Popular Online Teaching Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at CNM.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Educational Administration Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Value Teacher Education Subject Specific Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular Special Education Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Most Popular Online Teacher Education Grade Specific Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Most Popular Teacher Education Grade Specific Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

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

As long as you submit the requested materials to Central New Mexico Community College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Central New Mexico Community College?

11% Take Out Loans
21.4% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. 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

6,119 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
70% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 23,096 undergraduate students at CNM, with 6,119 being full-time and 16,977 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,119 full-time undergraduates at CNM, 44% are male and 56% 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 144
Black or African American 145
Hispanic or Latino 3,438
White 1,521
International Students 31
Other Races/Ethnicities 840

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 2nd 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 #1,481 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
Early Childhood Education 19%
Teacher Development & Methodology 78%
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
Early Childhood Education #99
Teacher Education Grade Specific #265

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 Teaching Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Early Childhood Education 91 2 93
Teacher Education 83 0 83
Secondary Education 0 45 45
General Special Education 0 37 37
Teacher Development & Methodology 0 36 36
Elementary Education 0 27 27
General Educational Leadership & Administration 0 15 15
Technology Education 6 0 6
Technical Teacher Education 0 4 4
General Education 0 0 0
Multicultural Education 0 0 0
Teacher Assistant/Aide 0 0 0
TOTAL 180 166 346

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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