Central New Mexico Community College

525 Buena Vista SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106-0000
Tel: (505)224-3000
School Highlights
  • Central New Mexico Community College serves 26,771 students (31% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 44:1 is higher than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 65%.
  • Central New Mexico Community College is one of 4 community colleges within Bernalillo County, NM.
  • The nearest community college is Southwest University of Visual Arts-Albuquerque (2.20 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 610 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Central New Mexico Community College(NM) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty610 staff72 staff
Central New Mexico Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 26,771 has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.67 is equal to the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment26,771 students1,793 students
Central New Mexico Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio44:130:1
Central New Mexico Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students8,292 students604 students
Central New Mexico Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students18,479 students1,189 students
Central New Mexico Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Central New Mexico Community College Enrollment Breakdown NM All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
7%
10%
Central New Mexico Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
2%
2%
Central New Mexico Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
42%
44%
Central New Mexico Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
3%
2%
Central New Mexico Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
38%
35%
Central New Mexico Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
1%
Central New Mexico Community College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
2%
1%
Central New Mexico Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
3%
5%
Central New Mexico Community College Ethnicity Breakdown NM All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.670.67
Central New Mexico Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
13%
13%
Central New Mexico Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,100$34,400
Central New Mexico Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,376 is less than the state average of $2,084. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,656 is more than the state average of $4,620. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,376$2,084
Central New Mexico Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$6,656$4,620
Central New Mexico Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%86%
Central New Mexico Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$10,000$15,750
Central New Mexico Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$6,495
Central New Mexico Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For New Mexico public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,084 per year for in-state students and $4,620 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $22,613 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

New Mexico community colleges have a diversity score of 0.67, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in New Mexico is New Mexico Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.