4,125
Students
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11,652
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
78
5407/6864
Acceptance Rate
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Overview

Plymouth State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Plymouth, NH, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 17 High Street
Plymouth, NH  03264-1595
United States
Contact Mr. Tony Trodella
Director of Undergraduate Recruitment
Email: admissions@plymouth.edu
Phone: 603-535-2237
Fax: 603-535-2714

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
City/urban, Community And Regional Planning Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biotechnology Checkmark
Environmental Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Tourism And Travel Services Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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French Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Health And Physical Education/fitness Checkmark
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies Related Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,864
Applied
5,407
Accepted
4,125
Enrolled
79%
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Female Admissions

3,625
Females Applied
3,025
Females Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,239
Males Applied
2,382
Males Accepted
74%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
2.95
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Essay
One recommendation
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record
Minimun high school GPA
Interview
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.5

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen April 1st November 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer April 1st November 1st Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

11,580
In-state
20,250
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,519
Full-time student fees
11,100
Room & board
7,300
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

11,652
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,992
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
1,389
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,971
Avg. Loan Aid
4,352
Avg. Grant Aid
6,988
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
58%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
17%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,125
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
45%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.31%
Black or African American 2.28%
White or Caucasian 82.4%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.48%
Asian 1.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 1.5%
Other 8.34%

Gender

Male (50.21%)
Female (49.79%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 56%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Spring Fling, Ski Day and Student Activities Fair

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark
More services
campus ministries, academic support services, veterans services

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Pre Medical Professional Society, Student Nurse Association, Marketing Association of Plymouth State, Gaming Club and Programing Activities in a Campus Environment

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
shuttle bus service, crime prevention programs, self-defense education

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

426
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 188
Part-time - 238
Male - 197
Female - 229