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Statement of Purpose

Describe in your statement of purpose:

  • Your reasons for applying to the proposed program at Stanford and your preparation for this field of study
  • Your research and study interests
  • Future career plans and other aspects of your background and interests which may aid the admission committee in evaluating your aptitude and motivation for graduate study

You may upload one file; it should not exceed two pages in length, single-spaced. Make sure to set your computer to Western European or other English-language setting. We cannot guarantee the ability to access your statement if it is submitted in other fonts.