Plymouth State University

Plymouth, NH

Plymouth State University

Plymouth, NH

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Tuition & Fees

$14,099

$22,769

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,815
Declined 1,220
Total Received 8,035
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Public

3,829

undergraduate students

838

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 4,667
Established in 1871
Coeducational Coeducational

170-acre campus in Plymouth (population: 7468), 45 miles from Concord, NH and 58 miles from Manchester, NH. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Boston (112 miles); smaller airport serves Manchester, NH. School operates shuttle service on campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Manchester
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Manchester-Boston Regional

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
61%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Pre Medical Professional Society
  • Student Nurse Association
  • Marketing Association of Plymouth State
  • Gaming Club
  • Programing Activities in a Campus Environment

Top Events

  • Spring Fling
  • Ski Day
  • Student Activities Fair
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • shuttle bus service, crime prevention programs, self-defense education

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
3%
Top 1/4
16%
Top 1/2
48%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $50
Application deadline April 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.96

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,815
Declined 1,220
Total Received 8,035

Admissions Factors

Very Important

rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
academic GPA

Considered

character/personal qualities
application essay
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
standardized test scores

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

99%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,614

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,580
Room & board $11,100
Additional fees $2,519
Books & supplies $1,286
Other fees $1,252
Total $27,737
Average Financial Aid - $4,614
Total with Avg. Aid $23,123

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Skiing (downhill)
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, cycling, dance, fishing, free style skiing, golf, mountain biking, paintball, rock climbing, rugby, shooting, snowboarding, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, cycling, dance, fishing, free style skiing, golf, mountain biking, paintball, rock climbing, rugby, shooting, snowboarding, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Cheerleading, Football, Golf, Rock climbing, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Cheerleading, Football, Golf, Rock climbing, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemistry, General
Child Development
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Computational and Applied Mathematics
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Criminology
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Biology
Environmental Studies
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
French Language and Literature
Geography
Graphic Design
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Information Technology
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other
Philosophy
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Health Education and Promotion
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Social Sciences, Other
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology and Anthropology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
Tourism and Travel Services Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

4,667

total students

54%

in-state

46%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

3,829
students

Female
50%
1,902

Male
50%
1,927

18%

838
students

Female
71%
596

Male
29%
242

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

3,676
students

Female
50%
1,831

Male
50%
1,845

4%

153
students

Female
47%
71

Male
53%
82

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 67%
Student 4 year graduation rate 45%
Student 5 year graduation rate 8%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
81%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

161

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: May 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

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
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