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Come to one of the best states in the U.S. and attend its premier community college. CNM is diverse, affordable and will help you succeed as an international student.

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Located in beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico, CNM is the state's premier community college. We have been changing lives and building community since the 1960s and we welcome you to enrich your life with an education that is among the most affordable in the country. CNM offers more than 100 educational programs and - upon graduation -  95 percent of our students find jobs in their chosen careers.

Enrolling at CNM will put you in one of the best states in the country, in a culturally diverse and progressive city and at the leading educational institution in it. We have academic coaches, as well as achievement coaches, ready to help and guide you.  

Learn more about what you'll need to know as an international student, information regarding English language proficiency and how to apply.

Fall 2019 Scholarship Announcement

CNM will offer a $500 Advantage Scholarship ($250 per term for the student’s first two terms) to the first 10 accepted applicants for Fall 2019. In order to be eligible to utilize the award, international applicants must have been accepted to CNM, granted their visa, registered in 12 credits or more at CNM and remain registered through the end of each semester. Each $250 award will be posted and credited the day after that semester’s census date. Don't miss out on this opportunity. Apply now!


Our Team

Ari Rosner-Salazar

Diana Matier
International Student Scholar Officer/PDSO

Joe Leestma
Program Coordinator

Brenda Molina
Designated School Official

Phillip Baca
Designated School Official