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Central New Mexico Community College is a public institution located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Central New Mexico Community College Rankings

CNM holds the #2 spot on the Best Colleges in New Mexico ranking.

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.

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Most Popular Accounting Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Most Popular Business Administration & Management Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Most Popular Online Business Administration & Management Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#80 Most Popular Business Support & Assistance Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#96 Best Value Business Administration & Management Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards CNM has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#28 Best Value Colleges for General Business Administration and Management College Factual
#29 Best Value Colleges for Business Administration & Management College Factual
#69 Best Value Colleges for Accounting College Factual
#72 Best Value Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual
#80 Best General Business Administration and Management Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#81 Best Business Administration & Management Associate Degree Schools College Factual

Where Is Central New Mexico Community College?

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Contact details for CNM are given below.

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

How Do I Get Into CNM?

You can apply to CNM online at: https://cnm.edu/registration

Central New Mexico Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Central New Mexico Community College?

8% Take Out Loans
18.0% 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 8% of students took out student loans averaging $3,317 a year. That adds up to $13,268 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CNM is 18.0%. 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

5,260 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
71% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 21,398 undergraduate students at CNM, with 5,260 being full-time and 16,138 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 5,260 full-time undergraduates at CNM, 40% are male and 60% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 123
Black or African American 120
Hispanic or Latino 2,956
White 1,342
International Students 27
Other Races/Ethnicities 692

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

15,644 Took All Classes Online
19,195 Took At Least One Class Online
64.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 19,195 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 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of CNM

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Central New Mexico Community College was 64.6%. This is the #470 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at CNM regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at CNM ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at CNM.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Retail Management #9
General Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations #12
General Sales & Marketing #19
Project Management #25
Business Support & Assistant Services #83
Business Administration & Management #400

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 Business Concentrations

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

Major TOTAL
Accounting 0
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping 0
General Business Administration and Management 0
Project Management 0
Retail Management 0
General Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science 0
Customer Service Support/Call Center/Teleservice Operation 0
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services 0
Construction Management 0
General Business/Commerce 0
General Hospitality Administration/Management 0
General Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration 0
General Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations 0
TOTAL 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.

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