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CNM Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to discover how diverse the standard college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Read the CNM diversity report below.

CNM Student Population

21,398 Total Students
5,260 Undergraduates

How Many Students Attend Central New Mexico Community College?

CNM total enrollment is approximately 21,398 students.

CNM Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time CNM undergraduate population is made up of 60% women, and 40% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CNM Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 2,956
White 1,342
Unknown 175
Multi-Ethnic 160
Asian 123
Black or African American 120
International 27
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 7

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

68% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

CNM Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 11,505
White 5,804
Unknown 997
Multi-Ethnic 620
Black or African American 560
Asian 482
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 58
International 39

CNM Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 13,133 female students and 8,265 male students at CNM.

International Students at CNM

Students from 10 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Vietnam, Nepal, and Kenya.

Learn more about international students at CNM.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
32.78% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  93.77 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At CNM, 32.78% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 4,668
35 and over 4,126
25-29 3,421
20-21 3,344
22-24 3,237
30-34 2,173
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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