Instructions for Applying to the Hayes School of Music

Undergraduate Students

Graduate Students

Accepted Students

You will be notified of your acceptance/denial into the Hayes School of Music via letter, usually sent within two weeks of audition. If you also are accepted into Appalachian, you must accept the university's offer of admission by May 1. You then will:

  • Take the Online Music Theory Placement Test (incoming freshmen). Only students who pass the test may take MUS1001: Music Theory I and MUS1007: Aural Skills I, which is offered every semester. Those who do not pass must first complete MUS 0900: Introduction to Music Theory.
  • Access Orientation and Advising information.
  • Receive assignment to a faculty member for private instruction.