Plymouth State University

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General Information

Admission Office

17 High Street MSC 52

Plymouth, NH 03264-1595

(603) 535-2237

(800) 842-6900

Fax: (603) 535-2714



Contact: Eugene Fahey

Senior Associate Director of Admission
Main Address

17 High Street

Plymouth, NH 03264-1595

(603) 535-5000

www.plymouth.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 4,300

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,090

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,204

Graduate enrollment: 2,262

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 71%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 81%


College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

City/Community/Regional Planning B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Biotechnology B
Environmental Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Information Technology B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Music Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Public Health Education B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Adventure education B
Health/Physical Fitness B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Atmospheric Sciences B
Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Applied Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Plymouth State University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(603) 535-5000
Website:www.plymouth.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.plymouth.edu/admissions/application-requirements-instructions/
Address:17 High Street, Plymouth, NH 03264-1595
Setting:33
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:5,049
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):56%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,496 (69% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$13,472
Out-of-state Tuition:$21,732
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$7,091

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Plymouth State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Plymouth State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences31
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1262
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education129201
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics21
Health Professions and Related Programs734
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies122
Natural Resources and Conservation11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies253
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences122
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2
Science Technologies/Technicians1
Social Sciences15
Visual and Performing Arts15
Grand total4056371

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Plymouth State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2
Education13
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Grand total25

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Plymouth State University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$13,472
Out-of-state$21,732
Books and supplies$1,337

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$9,738
Out-of-state$11,124

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,33199%
Grant or scholarship aid1,32699%$7,091
Student loan aid1,09582%$8,851

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,09075%$8,196
Federal student loans3,14577%$6,763

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Plymouth State University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Plymouth State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants6,8643,2393,625
Percent admitted100%74%83%
Percent admitted who enrolled17%17%17%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Plymouth State University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment5,049
Undergraduate enrollment4,124
Graduate enrollment925

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Plymouth State University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

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