Tuition & Fees

$13,472

$21,732

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

51%

49%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,875
Declined + 1,751
Total Received 6,626
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Public

4,105

undergraduate students

1,051

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Marketing
  2. Business Adminstration
  3. Criminal Justice
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Codes

SAT 3690
ACT 2518

Social Networks

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
7%
500-599
38%
400-499
45%
300-399
10%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
41%
400-499
39%
300-399
10%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
33%
400-499
51%
300-399
11%
200-299
0
30-36
0
24-29
27%
18-23
56%
12-17
17%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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School Facts

Plymouth State University, founded in 1871, is a public coeducational regional comprehensive institution. Its beautiful 170-acre campus is located in Plymouth, New Hampshire, 45 miles from Concord.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 5,156
Established in 1871
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

Plymouth, NH

170-acre campus in Plymouth (population: 6,990), 45 miles from Concord and 60 miles from Manchester. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Boston (115 miles); smaller airport serves Manchester. School operates shuttle service on campus.

Plymouth State University
17 High Street
Plymouth, NH 03264-1595

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
56%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
21%
Top 1/2
54%
Bottom 1/2
46%
Bottom 1/4
12%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
7%
500-599
38%
400-499
45%
300-399
10%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
41%
400-499
39%
300-399
10%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
33%
400-499
51%
300-399
11%
200-299
0
30-36
0
24-29
27%
18-23
56%
12-17
17%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline April 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Not used

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,875
Declined + 1,751
Total Received 6,626

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Particular talent/ability

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
Standardized test scores
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Anthony Trodella
Director of Undergraduate Recruitment
P: 603 535-2237
F: 603 535-2714
plymouthadmit@plymouth.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,020
Room $6,850
Board $2,858
Additional fees $2,452
Total $23,180

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,323,145
State $448,459
Institutional $2,851,029
Other external
Total $7,622,633

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $5,663,683
Other external $1,249,677
Total $6,913,360

Varsity Sports

M W
Alpine skiing
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
field hockey
football
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
ECAC Hockey (Division III), Little East Conference (Division III), New England Wrestling Association (Division III), Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association, New England Football Conference, Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference, New England Hockey Conference
Mascot
Pemi the Panther
School colors
green and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adventure Education
Anthropology/Sociology
Applied Meteorology
Art
Art Education
Art Education K-12
Art History
Athletic Training
Biological Sciences Education
Biology
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Childhood Studies
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Counselor Education
Couple/Family Therapy
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Early Childhood Studies
Educational Leadership
Educator Certification
Elementary Education
English
English Education
Environmental Biology
Environmental Planning
Environmental Science/Policy
Exercise/Sport Physiology
Finance
French
Geography
Health Education
Heritage Studies
Higher Education
History
Humanities
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
K-12 Art Education
K-12 Education
Language Education
Learning/Leadership/Community
Library Media
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Meteorology
Modern Languages
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Philosophy
Physical Education
Political Science
Psychology
Public Management
Reading/Writing
School Counseling
School Psychology
Science Education
Secondary Education
Social Sciences
Social Studies Education
Social Studies/Education
Social Work
Spanish
Special Education
Specialist Credential
Sports Management
Theatre Arts
Tourism Management
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Undergraduate

80%

4,105
students

Female
49%
2,017

Male
51%
2,088

Graduate

20%

1,051
students

Female
70%
735

Male
30%
316

undergraduateFull-time

93%

3,855
students

Female
50%
1,915

Male
50%
1,940

undergraduatePart-time

7%

250
students

Female
41%
102

Male
59%
148

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

55%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: January 11

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 16
Countries most often represented Canada
India
Nepal
Saudi Arabia
Sweden
The People's Republic Of China
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Sandy McGarr
Assistant Director
800 842-6900
sbmcgarr@plymouth.edu

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