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The Yale School of Music, a graduate school within Yale University, is a worldwide leader in educating the creative musicians and cultural leaders of tomorrow. It is the only school of music in the Ivy League. The School of Music maintains a highly selective admission process, admitting approximately 200 students who come from the finest American and international conservatories and universities to study with our distinguished faculty.

We’re glad to see you here. Thank you for your interest in applying to the Yale School of Music.


Dates & Deadlines

Sep 15, 2014

Online application opens

Dec 1, 2014
Applications due

Jan 30, 2015 (latest)
Prescreening results will be emailed to all applicants

Feb 23–28, 2015
Live auditions
by invitation only

March 25, 2015
Admissions decisions sent by email

April 15, 2015
Deadline for admitted students to respond to admissions offers