The Spanish exam is used to determine course placement depending on the skill-level of the student. The exam does not give you credit for any Spanish course.


(505) 224-3244

Office Hours

8 am to 7 pm

Friday: 8 am to 5 pm

Saturday: 9 am to 4 pm
(Main Campus only; limited testing please call to confirm your exam)

Exams will be collected 15 minutes prior to closing.

About the Spanish Exam

  • Completely free, but please remember to schedule an appointment prior to testing.
  • The exam is given at any CNM Assessment Center, except South Valley
  • Examines are allowed to test twice within a 12 month period
  • There is a 24 hour waiting period to retest
  • The exam consists of 100 multiple choice questions
  • There is a time limit of one hour
  • Test scores are good for 1 year


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