Getting Around


We welcome you to explore the Yale School of Music campus, which offers vast musical resources within a world-class university.




Mailing Address

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

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

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Contact & Visit

Scheduling your visit

We encourage you to visit during the academic year so that you can observe a concert or rehearsal and meet current students. Visit our Academic calendar and Concert calendar before scheduling your visit.

We do not offer formal tours, but we would be happy to meet with you if an admissions staff member is available.

Yale does not track visits to campus or contact with our admissions staff for the purposes of evaluating applications.


Are you a prospective undergraduate?

Yale School of Music is a graduate school. Yale University does not offer a Bachelor of Music degree. Students interested in studying music at the undergraduate level apply to Yale College for the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree and can major in music while at Yale or study music even if they major in another academic area. Many talented musicians come to Yale and continue playing music at a very high level. There are abundant musical opportunities and resources available to undergraduates across the University.

Prospective undergraduates should refer to Yale College’s visitor information for campus tours. The Department of Music is the home of undergraduate music majors. Click here for more information about the undergraduate music major.

As of the fall of 2017, the B.A./M.M. program is open to prospective Yale College students who can apply to Yale College and Yale School of Music simultaneously. Applicants must be successfully admitted to both Yale College and the Yale School of Music to participate in the five-year B.A./M.M. program.

Yale Visitor Center Tours

149 Elm Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Yale Visitor Center Tours are free, and no pre-registration is required. Led by Yale College students, the tours provide a glimpse into the history and architecture of the University. The tour includes Sterling Memorial Library and the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.


Not to miss while on campus

The Irving S. Gilmore Music Library

The Gilmore Music Library is one of the largest music research libraries in the country. Highlights include extensive collected works editions, thousands of scores, and a rich collection of rare books and archival materials.


Collection of Musical Instruments

One of the foremost institutions of its kind, the Collection acquires, preserves, and exhibits musical instruments from antiquity to the present, featuring restored examples in demonstration and live performance.


The Yale Institute of Sacred Music
Check out the Yale University Art Gallery
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