Central New Mexico Community College

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Central New Mexico Community College, known commonly as CNM, is a two-year higher education institution in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The college, previously known as Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute, changed its name in 2006.


CNM�enrolls the largest student body among�postsecondary institutions in New Mexico, with more than 24,600 students in attendance as of 2009. Thousands of students also take advantage of�UNM’s non-credit courses,�which include�topic classes�offered�through the Community Education Academy, and�classes that�cover developmental and adult issues.

CNM offers a wide variety of associate’s degrees and certificates including business, the sciences and arts, and numerous career and technical programs. Credits earned at CNM can be transferred to over 30 four-year degree programs.

CNM serves a highly diverse student population, which includes students of Hispanic, Caucasian, Native American, Black, and Asian origin.

General Information

Admission Office

525 Buena Vista SE

Albuquerque, NM 87106

(505) 224-3160

Fax: (505) 224-3237

Contact: Jane Campbell

Registrar/Director of Enrollment Services
Main Address

525 Buena Vista SE

Albuquerque, NM 87106

(505) 224-3000

www.cnm.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 24,870

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 3,718

Degree-seeking undergrads: 21,669

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Online application fee: Free

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $1,970 $1,956 $2,064 $1,812 -12.21%
Books and Supplies $1,158 $1,158 $1,158 $1,158 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $3,128 $3,114 $3,222 $2,970 -7.82%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 1,560 77%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,552 77% $4,760,218 $3,067
• Federal grants 898 45% $3,547,489 $3,950
• Pell grants 898 45% $3,467,239 $3,861
• Other federal grants 148 7% $80,250 $542
Local and state government scholarships or grants 1,275 63% $1,177,263 $923
Institutional scholarships or grants 60 3% $35,466 $591
Student loan financial aid 414 21% $2,043,562 $4,936
• Federal student loans 411 20% $2,015,146 $4,903
• Other student loans 6 0% $28,416 $4,736

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 1579 1780
Agriculture 8
Landscaping and Groundskeeping 8
Biology, Biological and Biomedical Sciences 6
Biotechnology 6
Business, Management, Administration and Marketing Services 254 184
Accounting 44 26
Accounting Technology and Bookkeeping 48
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Studies 10 5
Banking and Financial Support Services 3 1
Business Administration and Management 173 31
Business/commerce 21
Construction Management 10 3
E-commerce/electronic Commerce 1
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services 39
Hospitality Administration/management 8 5
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration 4
Project Management 5 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 60 39
Computer Graphics 15 2
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 3 1
Information Science 42 23
Web/multimedia Management and WebMA/MS 1
Word Processing 12
Construction Trades 27 267
Building Construction Technology 20
Carpentry/carpenter 20
Construction Trades, Other 7
Electrician 207
Plumbing Technology/plumber 40
Education 73 110
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 4
Education, Other 101
Elementary Education, Teaching and Instruction 64
Kindergarten/preschool Teacher Education 9
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 2
Technology and Industrial Arts Teacher Education 3
Engineering 17 5
Pre-engineering 17
Surveying Engineering 5
Engineering Technology 57 36
Architectural Drafting and Architectural Cad/cadd 17 16
Cad/cadd Drafting and/or Design Technology/technician 3
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/technician 23 15
Engineering Design 2
Environmental Engineering Technology/environmental Technology 4
Laser and Optical Technology/technician 9 1
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician 2 1
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences 292 675
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technician 5
Dental Assisting/assistant 15
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 23
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) 1 139
Health Information/medical Records Administration/administrator 9
Health Information/medical Records Technology/technician 18
Health Unit Coordinator/ward Clerk 61
Hematology Technology/technician 8
Home Health Aide/home Attendant 136
Licensed Practical/vocational Nurse Training 44
Medical Office Assistant/specialist 30
Medical Radiologic Technology/science – Radiation Therapist 20
Medical Transcription/transcriptionist 8
Nursing Assistant/aide and Patient Care Assistant/aide 61
Pharmacy Technician/assistant 20
Phlebotomy Technician/phlebotomist 120
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 191
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist 23
Surgical Technology/technologist 15
Veterinary/animal Health Technology/technician and Veterinary Assistant 20
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 47
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration 28
Fire Science/fire-fighting 19
Legal Studies 20 30
Legal Assistant/paralegal 20 15
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 15
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 597 3
General Studies 239
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 358 3
Mechanics and Repairers 12 170
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/technician 1
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/technician 26
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology/technician 102
Diesel Mechanics Technology/technician 11
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/technician 31
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 1 13
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 1
Physical Fitness Technician 13
Personal and Culinary Services 46 72
Baking and Pastry Arts/baker/pastry Chef 35
Cosmetology/cosmetologist 21
Culinary Arts/chef Training 25 37
Precision Production Trades 13 48
Cabinetmaking and Millwork 7
Machine Tool Technology/machinist 8
Precision Metal Working, Other 13
Welding Technology/welder 33
Social Sciences 10 9
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 10 9
Transportation and Materials Moving 59
Truck and Bus Driver/commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor 59
Visual and Performing Arts 22 38
Art/art Studies 6
Cinematography and Film/video Production 32
Digital Arts 16 6
Work and Family Studies 25 14
Family and Community Services 25
Foodservice Systems Administration/management 14
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Landscaping C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Film Production/Cinematography C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biotechnology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Accounting Technology C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Banking/Financial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Systems Analysis A,C
Data Processing Technology A,C
Information Sciences/Systems A,C

Construction Trades

Carpentry C
Electrician C
Pipefitting C

Education

Elementary Education A
Technology/Industrial Arts Education A

Engineering

Engineering – General A
Environmental Engineering A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Drafting A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Electrical/Electronics Drafting A
Laser/Optical Technology A,C
Manufacturing Technologies A,C
Surveying Technology A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A
Institutional Food Production C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Assistance C
Diagnostic Medical Sonography A
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Administration A
Medical Records Technology C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Pharmacy Assistance C
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology C
Veterinarian Assistance A
Ward Clerk C

Law & Legal Studies

Court Reporting C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Aircraft Mechanics C
Aircraft Powerplant Technology A,C
Automotive Technology C
Diesel Mechanics C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness C
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General A,C

Personal & Culinary Services

Baking/Pastry Arts C
Cosmetology A
Culinary Arts/Chef Training A,C

Precision Production Trades

Machine Shop Technology C
Welding Technology C

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A

Transportation & Materials Moving

Airline – Commercial Pilot/Flight Crew A,C
Truck/Bus/Commercial Vehicle Operation C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.


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