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

Monday - Friday
8am to 5pm

Saturday (Main Campus BT-2 for Distance Learning and Make-up Exams Only)

9am to 4pm


Exams will be collected 15 minutes prior to closing.

About the Spanish Exam

  • Completely free
  • The exam is given at any CNM Assessment Center on a walk-in basis, except South Valley
  • Examinees 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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