Public 4 Year

Plymouth State University

Plymouth, New Hampshire

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Plymouth State University overview
Location Plymouth, New Hampshire
Online plymouth.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Remote Town
Plymouth State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Plymouth State University, established in 1871, is a public institution located in Plymouth, New Hampshire, a town set amidst the White Mountains and Lakes Region, which offers a rural atmosphere and natural beauty. Approximately two hours from Boston, the university provides a scenic campus background that reflects its New England heritage with contemporary facilities. The university enrolls students in a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs, with popular majors including Business, Education, Environmental Science, and Meteorology. Academically, Plymouth State offers an integrated cluster approach to learning, encouraging interdisciplinary study and collaboration. With a student-centered focus, the admission process at Plymouth State University is considered to be moderately selective. On-campus housing is available to students, with multiple residence halls that enhance the collegiate experience. Plymouth State University is home to the Panthers, with their athletic teams participating in the NCAA Division III, though the institution is not primarily recognized for its competitive sports teams.

In the most recent statistical year 5,917 prospective students applied, and 5,772 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 870 enrolled in the school.  3,385 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 487 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $11,870 plus fees of $2,622.












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Admission Standards

Plymouth State University overview
GPA 3.08

Applications Accepted

Plymouth State University overview
Applications Due Apr 1, 2024
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

New Hampshire Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Plymouth State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,330
Other Fees$2,622
Room and Board $11,810
Budget for Other Expenses$2,580
Total One Year Cost$30,212

Out of State Resident Tuition

Out of State Costs for Plymouth State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,330
Other Fees$2,622
Room and Board $11,810
Budget for Other Expenses$2,580
Total One Year Cost$40,592

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$42,200 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

59% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Plymouth State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 30%
Education 15%
Visual and Performing Arts 8%
Communication 7%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=183080 IPEDS survey data for Plymouth State University.

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