Plymouth State University

Plymouth, NH

Plymouth State University

Plymouth, NH

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Tuition & Fees

$14,492

$23,902

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

51%

male

49%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,371
Declined 758
Total Received 7,129
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Public

4,179

undergraduate students

1,296

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 5,475
Established in 1871
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
53%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
4%
Top 1/4
17%
Top 1/2
47%
Bottom 1/2
53%
Bottom 1/4
17%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Other application fee (waived with Panther application)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) April 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Not used

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,371
Declined 758
Total Received 7,129

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Secondary School Rank
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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

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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Financial Aid

91%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,630

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,870
Room $7,600
Board $3,980
Additional fees $2,622
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $27,372
Average Financial Aid - $8,630
Total with Avg. Aid $18,742

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,063,592
State $340,823
Institutional $13,579,099
Other external $1,337,362
Total $21,320,876

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $4,396,023
Other external $312,855
Total $4,708,878

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 877 846-5755
F: 603 535-2627
finaid@mail.plymouth.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Ice hockey yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Skiing yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes
Tennis yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

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/Recreational Sports

archery tag, barbell, basketball, broomball, bubble soccer, disc golf, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, futsal, golf, handball, kickball, lacrosse, racquetball, sailing, soccer, softball, squash, table tennis, volleyball, Wiffle ball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Little East Conference, Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference, New England Wrestling Association, Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association, New England Hockey Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Applied Economics. yes
Applied Linguistics. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes yes
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General. yes yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Biotechnology. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning. yes
Computer Science. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision. yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Environmental Biology. yes
Environmental Studies. yes yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Geography. yes
Health Teacher Education. yes
Health and Wellness, General. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
Historic Preservation and Conservation, Other. yes
History, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Information Technology. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Medieval and Renaissance Studies. yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes
Molecular Biology. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Outdoor Education. yes
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, and Kinesiology, Other. yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Sciences, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Health Education and Promotion. yes yes
Public Health, General. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist. yes
School Psychology. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Sciences, Other. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes yes
Social Work. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. yes
Tourism and Travel Services Management. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Business Administration
  3. Interdisciplinary Studies

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

5,475

total students

47%

in-state

53%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

4,179
students

Female
49%
2,058

Male
51%
2,121

24%

1,296
students

Female
71%
918

Male
29%
378

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

3,751
students

Female
50%
1,861

Male
50%
1,890

10%

428
students

Female
46%
197

Male
54%
231

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 18
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Finland
Saudi Arabia
Sweden
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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