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Getting Started at CNM

Are you ready to become a CNM student?

Contact Us

If you have questions about getting started at CNM, call (505) 224-3160 or contact CNM online.

Other Student Types

Learn how to register for CNM if you are the following type of student:

Before registering for classes at CNM, you'll need to determine your student type and fill out an application.

The application process below is for incoming freshmen, transfer students, and returning students.

If you don't know which application to fill out, we can help find your student type.

Apply to CNM

Once you fill out an online application, you can submit your ACT, SAT, or Accuplacer scores to Admissions for course placement.

You can set up your myCNM account using the ID number assigned to you at the end of the application process.

If you have questions about the application process, contact us.

Apply for Financial Aid

If you are planning on applying for Financial Aid, you should complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Financial Aid & Scholarship Services can help you apply for financial aid.

Meet with an Academic Advisor

You can meet with an advisor in person, by email, through online chat, or over the phone.

New Student Orientation

Complete your New Student Orientation. The orientation will get you started on your college career and help you understand what to expect as a new student.

Bridge to Success Scholarship

All beginning freshmen hoping to receive the Bridge to Success Scholarship must complete their online application and financial aid paperwork by May 1 and sign up to attend an in-person New Student Orientation.

Register for Classes

Check the class offerings for the upcoming term in the schedule of classes. When you're ready, register for classes.

If you haven't decided on a degree, browse our programs of study.

Tuition and Payments

Get Ready for Your First Day

Let us help you prepare for your first day at CNM.