Apply to IFDM

The application for IFDM is now open. It will be open from January 18, 2017 – April 15, 2017 with a rolling admissions.    Those accepted will begin the program in Fall 2017. If you have questions or need more information, please email If you have technical issues, please see the contact in the application for technical help.  Everyone who’s interested in applying to the program is welcome.  To apply, open the “Apply to IFDM” tab below and follow the link to create an account.

Apply to the University of New Mexico

Students must first apply to the University of New Mexico.  Prospective students can apply online through


Meet with an Advisor

Freshmen will meet with advisors at New Student Orientation (NSO). UNM students should make an appointment to see an advisor during office hours through LoboAchieve. Transfer students can contact a CFA advisor or partnering college advisor.


Apply to IFDM

You will be prompted to create a Decision Desk account before beginning the application. If you have questions or need more information, please email The application is open from January 18 and has been extended to April 30, 2017.  Please review the IFDM Curriculum and Admissions document to find out more about the requirements in the application.


Apply to the College of Fine Arts as a pre-major or a minor.

Once a student is accepted into IFDM, the final step is to choose a major in one of the IFDM partnering colleges/schools at UNM.  Contact the IFDM Partner College Advisors, found at the bottom of the IFDM page, to learn about the admission requirements for your chosen degree.