Financial Aid & Scholarship Services

Information about Financial Aid, Scholarships and Veterans Educational Benefits available to CNM students.

Award Information

Learn more about how to understand and access your Financial Aid award information.

The 2018-2019 FAFSA will be available beginning on October 1, 2017. The FAFSA for the 2018-2019 academic year will use tax information from the 2016 tax year, which are the taxes typically filed on or before April 18, 2017. There is no need to wait until after you file taxes like in previous years to fill out your 2018-2019 FAFSA.


File your 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to increase your chances of being

IRS Data-Retrieval Tool

The IRS Data-Retrieval Tool allows applicants who have already filed their federal income tax returns to pre-fill the answers to some questions on the FAFSA by transferring data from their federal income tax returns.

Note: At the beginning of the FAFSA processing cycle (January 1), the IRS Data Retrieval tool may not be available until late February.

considered for priority awarding and allow time to plan for the 2017-2018 school year, which covers Fall 2017, Spring 2018, and Summer 2018.

Complete Your FAFSA

If you have completed the FAFSA but did not request that a record be sent to CNM, you can still do so. Log into the FAFSA site, click "Add or Delete a School Code" in the FAFSA Follow-Up Step 3 section and add CNM's Federal School Code (004742).

Scholarship Opportunities

Don’t miss out on scholarship opportunities. To be considered for scholarships complete your application now.

Apply for Scholarships

Financial Aid Information

CNM School Code: 004742

Although primary responsibility for educational costs rests with the student and his or her family, CNM, the federal government, and the State of New Mexico all contribute to assist students pursuing a higher education.