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Placement Options at CNM

Get familiar with your options for testing and placement.
  1. Take the Accuplacer placement exam.
  2. Provide ACT, SAT, or TOEFL scores to CNM.
  3. Take a placement exam for Biology, Spanish or French.
  4. Take a challenge Exams (e.g., BCIS 1110).
  5. Submit PARCC Scores.
  6. Enroll in the required prerequisite courses at CNM and pass with a grade of CR or C or higher.
  7. Complete the required prerequisite courses at another institution with a grade of C or higher and provide a transcript to CNM.
  8. Provide confirmation through the admissions process of an advanced degree:
    • Associate degree meets IRW courses and ENGL 1110
    • Bachelor’s degree or higher meets all developmental courses: ENGL 1110, BCIS 1110, MATH 1101, MATH 1215, BIOL 1140, BIOL 1140L, CHEM 1120 and CHEM 1120LL
  9. Demonstrate Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) in Military Training, Standardized Exam (e.g., AP, DSST, etc.), Challenge Exams, Industry Certification and Licensures, CNM Ingenuity Training, Community Partnerships and Portfolio Assessment.
  10. Graduating from high school:
    • High School GPA must be a 2.5 or greater
    • Student must have graduated with conferred diploma
    • An official transcript must be submitted to CNM or unofficial reviewed by an Academic Coach