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Transfer Assistance

Contact transfer recruiters at local colleges and universities.

Transfer from CNM

Learn about your transfer options after completing your associate degree at CNM.

UNM Transfer Information

UNM does not have a guaranteed admissions program. Transfer students are required to have 24 transferable credit hours with a cumulative transfer GPA of a 2.0 GPA or higher. If fewer than 24 transferable hours, UNM requests an official high school transcript with graduation date and official ACT or SAT scores.

Things you need to do to attend The University of New Mexico:

  • Attend a UNM Transfer Orientation, (505) 277-3361
  • Create a Net ID for myUNM which you will need for registration after you are admitted.
  • Read the UNM catalog. You will find important information there.
  • Take placement exams or turn in official transcripts or official ACT or SAT scores.
  • Look at your eProgress Report. This is obtainable once you've set up your myUNM account. This report shows all the credit hours you have in your major.
  • View the UNM Advisement Center's contact information for New Transfer Students (PDF)

For questions about transferring to UNM, contact Jacy Watley, the CNM to UNM transfer recruiter, at (505)-659-6488 or .

UNM Admissions is located at UNM Student Services and Support Center at the corner of University and Cesar Chavez. Contact them at (505) 277-8573.

For UNM Transfer advising, use the course catalog and view UNM Transfer Evaluation System (TES) to see the CNM to UNM Articulation Agreement in order to find out which classes transfer and which classes do not transfer.

University Admission Deadlines

For University of New Mexico, New Mexico Highlands University, New Mexico State University And General College and Program Specific Admission Deadlines

UNM General Admission Deadlines

For priority consideration, apply by the following dates:

  • Fall - June 15;
  • Spring - November 15;
  • Summer - May 1         

Anderson School of Business:Phone: (505) 277-6471          
Admission Deadlines: Bachelors of Business Administration

  • March 1 - Summer semester
  • May 1 - Fall semester

College of Education: (505) 277-2231

Elementary Education:

  • Fall - February 1,
  • Spring - September 1

Secondary Education:

  • Fall - February 1,
  • Spring - February 1              

College of Engineering: (505) 277-5521
For priority consideration, apply by the following dates:

  • Fall - June 15;
  • Spring - November 15;
  • Summer - May 1

Registration begins Mid April- it is highly recommended you attend a Transfer Orientation before August 1 for Fall, by December 1 for Spring, and by May 1 for Summer to get into classes. 

New Mexico Highlands University

Albuquerque (505) 260-6181 and
NMHU Rio Rancho Campus
(505) 891-6800

You can apply at any time during rolling admissions. However, classes for the Social Work program fill quickly. Registration begins mid-April for the fall semester which begins in August.  

New Mexico State University

Albuquerque: (505) 830-2856
You can apply at any time during rolling admissions.

Contact Transfer Recruiters at Local Colleges and Universities

Grand Canyon University, Albuquerque, NM

Joyce Armijo, Development Representative manager, joyce.armijo@gcu.edu, (505) 400-1429

IAIA Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, NM

Mary Curley, Director of Admissions and Recruiting, mary.curley@iaia.edu;
Jonathan Breaker, admissions counselor, jbreaker@iaia.edu

Lewis University, Albuquerque, NM

Joyce Montoya- Roach, montoyje@lewisu.edu, Admissions Representative, Lewis University, (505) 639-5604

New Mexico Highlands University

Susan Martin, Recruiter/Advisor for AAS Nursing students,

Susan Williams, Director, RN-BSN program,

Karilyn Haozous, School of Social Work,

New Mexico State

NMSU Albuquerque Center, 4501 Indian School Rd., NE, Suite 100, Albuquerque, NM 87110

Sylvia Castillo, Senior Admissions Advisor,

New Mexico Tech, Albuquerque, NM

2808 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106

Hillary Pineda,Transfer Advisor, hpineda@admin.nmt.edu, (505) 366-2560

Wayland Baptist University

Bronwen Wild, Academic and Financial Aid Advisor,

Maria Sanchez, Wayland Baptist University – Albuquerque Campus,

Western New Mexico University

Mr. Devin Stroman,