Statement of Purpose | Duke Kunshan University

Statement of Purpose

As part of your online application, you must upload a Statement of Purpose. The statement should be one to two pages and single-spaced. It should briefly discuss:

  • your purposes and objectives in pursuing graduate study;
  • your special interests and plans;
  • your strengths and weaknesses in your chosen field;
  • any research projects or any independent research in which you have actively participated and how they have influenced your career choice and desire to pursue graduate studies; 
  • any particular reasons you may have for applying to Duke Kunshan University (e.g., you would like to work with a specific faculty member).

How to Submit

Upload the Statement of Purpose via the online application.