Statement of Purpose
The Statement of Purpose is an essay about why you are applying to the program you have selected.
- Your statement should include information on your motivation to pursue a degree in the program, what you have done to prepare yourself for the pursuit of this degree, and what you hope to accomplish during and after your training.
- Some programs have more specific requirements for the statement of purpose. These requirements will be listed on the Statement of Purpose page of the application.
- There is not a minimum or a maximum number of words required for the Statement of Purpose. In general the statement should be somewhere between 1-5 pages and only contain information pertinent to the application you are submitting.