Mailing Address

Office of Admissions
Yale School of Music
PO Box 208246
New Haven CT 06520-8246

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Office of Admissions
Yale School of Music
98 Wall Street
New Haven CT 06511

Dates & Deadlines


Sep 1, 2013

Online application opens

Dec 1, 2013
Applications due

Jan 28, 2014 (latest)
Prescreening results will be emailed to all applicants

Feb 24–Mar 4, 2014
Live auditions
by invitation only

March 25, 2014
Admissions decisions sent by email

April 15, 2014
Deadline for admitted students to respond to admissions offers

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How to Apply

The online application is now open.
Applications are due December 1.

Checklist of Required Application Materials

The application deadline for the 2014–15 academic year is: December 1, 2013. Yale School of Music is a graduate school and accepts applications for the following degree programs only:

  • Master of Music (M.M.)
  • Artist Diploma (A.D.)
  • Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.)
  • Certificate in Performance
  • Bachelor of Arts/Master of Music (B.A./M.M.)

Note that the B.A./M.M. is a program for current Yale College students only. Students interested in studying music at the undergraduate level should refer to Yale College’s undergraduate office of admissions for application instructions, and to the Department of Music website for information about musical study as an undergraduate at Yale.

A completed online application (for ALL degree programs) must include:

1. Online Application


2. $100 Application Fee


3. Prescreening Recordings


4. Résumé or CV


5. Letters of Recommendation (3)


6. Academic Transcripts


7. TOEFL Score (International Students)


8. GRE Score (Composition applicants only)


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D.M.A. Applicants

D.M.A. applicants are required to submit supplementary materials in addition to the items listed above. Click here for a complete description of the D.M.A. application and exam requirements.

DETAILS

Institute of Sacred Music (ISM) Applicants

Applicants to the ISM programs (Choral Conducting, Organ, or Early Music Voice) must submit both the School of Music online application and the ISM online application.

ISM ADMISSIONS