Tuition & Fees

$13,770

$22,230

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

50%

50%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,407
Declined + 1,457
Total Received 6,864
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Public

4,125

undergraduate students

925

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

600-699
9%
500-599
39%
400-499
42%
300-399
10%
200-299
0
600-699
11%
500-599
41%
400-499
39%
300-399
9%
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
32%
400-499
52%
300-399
10%
200-299
1%
30-36
0
24-29
26%
18-23
56%
12-17
18%
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 5,050
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
58%
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
20%
Top 1/2
54%
Bottom 1/2
46%
Bottom 1/4
11%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
9%
500-599
39%
400-499
42%
300-399
10%
200-299
0
600-699
11%
500-599
41%
400-499
39%
300-399
9%
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
32%
400-499
52%
300-399
10%
200-299
1%
30-36
0
24-29
26%
18-23
56%
12-17
18%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
(waived for Panther application)
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

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,407
Declined + 1,457
Total Received 6,864

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Class rank
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 $11,300
Room & board $9,970
Additional fees $2,470
Total $23,740
Average Financial Aid - $11,972
Total with Avg. Aid $11,768

Financial Aid

60%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,972

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,382,194
State $508,761
Institutional $3,181,602
Other external
Total $9,072,557

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $10,783,282
Other external $1,573,199
Total $12,356,481

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
Little East Conference (Division III), New England Wrestling Association (Division III), Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association, 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

82%

4,125
students

Female
50%
2,054

Male
50%
2,071

Graduate

18%

925
students

Female
67%
618

Male
33%
307

undergraduateFull-time

95%

3,935
students

Female
51%
1,974

Male
49%
1,961

undergraduatePart-time

5%

190
students

Female
43%
80

Male
57%
110

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
1%
Hispanic/Latino
82%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

58%

Transfer applicants accepted

52%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
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 Required of Some

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
China
India
Nepal
Saudi Arabia
Sweden
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
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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