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

6,119 Full-Time Undergraduates
$1,344 Avg In-State Tuition

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Central New Mexico Community College Rankings

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.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#10 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade 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 Health Sciences & Services Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Most Popular Construction Trades Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
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#14 Most Popular Culinary Arts Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Most Popular Precision Production Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Most Popular Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#81 Most Popular Mechanic & Repair Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#98 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

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: https://www.cnm.edu

Can I Afford CNM?

$1,344 In-State Tuition
11% Take Out Loans
21.4% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time CNM students paid $56 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $296 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $1,344 $7,104
Fees $306 $306
Books and Supplies $1,440 $1,440

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. 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.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 6,119 full-time undergraduates at CNM, 44% are male and 56% 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 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 4th 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 #1,613 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
Health & Medical Administrative Services 17%
Health Information Management 28%

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
Health Information Management #37
Health & Medical Administrative Services #284

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 Trade School Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 0 502 18 520
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 213 24 39 276
Electrician 0 37 229 266
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 200 0 36 236
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 84 0 45 129
Truck & Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor 111 0 0 111
Welding Technology/Welder 0 31 69 100
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist 1 0 92 93
General Cooking & Related Culinary Arts 10 0 40 50
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 0 49 0 49
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 17 31 48
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant 43 0 0 43
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist 0 14 23 37
Baking & Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef 0 0 36 36
Sterile Processing Technology/Technician 32 0 0 32
Architectural Drafting & Architectural CAD/CADD 0 18 12 30
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 0 0 29 29
Building Construction Technology 0 27 0 27
Dental Assisting/Assistant 0 0 26 26
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 0 24 0 24
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 0 0 23 23
Other Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Technologies 0 22 0 22
Radiologic Technology 0 20 0 20
Surgical Technology/Technologist 0 19 0 19
Carpentry/Carpenter 0 0 18 18
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 0 18 0 18
Health Information Management 0 18 0 18
Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 5 12 17
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant 0 15 0 15
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 0 15 0 15
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist 0 0 14 14
Solar Energy Technology/Technician 0 0 12 12
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician & Veterinary Assistant 0 12 0 12
Laboratory Technician 0 11 0 11
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician 0 0 10 10
General Drafting & Design Technology/Technician 8 0 0 8
Cabinetmaking & Millwork 0 0 8 8
General Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science & Technology 7 0 1 8
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 0 0 6 6
Nail Technician/Specialist & Manicurist 6 0 0 6
Other Dental Services & Allied Professions 0 0 5 5
Surveying Technology/Surveying 0 0 4 4
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist 0 0 4 4
Bartending/Bartender 0 0 4 4
Restaurant, Culinary, & Catering Management/Manager 0 2 0 2
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 0 1 0 1
Other Construction Trades 0 0 0 0
Plumbing Technology/Plumber 0 0 0 0
Laser & Optical Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
Manufacturing Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Polysomnography 0 0 0 0
Hematology Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk 0 0 0 0
Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician 0 0 0 0
General Woodworking 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 715 901 846 2,462

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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