82%

Acceptance Rate

$7,346

Avg.Financial Aid

002591

FAFSA Code

About Plymouth State University (PSU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

5,059

Website

www.plymouth.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

CIHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Plymouth State University (PSU) is a public university located in Plymouth, New Hampshire. The university was established in 1871 and since then focused on creating a better learning environment for students. It believes in an Integrated Clustering Model of education. The clustering model focuses on Arts & Technologies, Education, Democracy, Social Change, Exploration, Discovery, Health, Human Enrichment, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Justice, Security, Tourism, Environment, Sustainable Development, and finally student success.

PantherPost is the official blog-space of the university that contains several recommendations from the past and present students, about the university. 

  • The total population of the university is 5,049 out of which 4,223 are full-timers and 826 are part-timers.

  • The student-faculty ratio of the university is 17: 1.

  • PSU acceptance rate is 79%.

  • The graduation rate of the university is 55%.


Online Education at PSU

The credits of these courses can be transferred conveniently.

  • The university offers programs at the Masters level.

  • PSU majors include Accounting, Business Management, and Education. Plymouth State University (PSU) Graduate Programs are offered in the above-mentioned majors.

  • Information Technology Services is always ready to help any ward with technical issues of the university.


Reviews

Few reviews that the university has received are as follows.

  • The university offers an opportunity to share thoughts and ideas and also gives students the confidence to raise their voices.

  • The network that the university helps to build can be really helpful in future jobs and other related opportunities.

  • The campus is beautiful and is a safe place to attend.

  • Time-management is one quality that you surely would learn at the university.

  • The university has a good rugby and volleyball team.

Location & Contact

Address

17 High Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6035355000
Fax: 6035355000
Request Info

Rankings

As per the US News, few rankings that the university has received are as follows.

  • The university has received 132nd rank in 'Regional Universities - North'.

  • It got 42nd rank in 'Top Public Schools'.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1st Apr

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

82%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Neither required nor recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$21,143

Average Annual Cost

$11,580

Books And Supplies

$1,286

Other Fees

$2,519

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,300

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,265

Total One Year Cost

$28,950

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

69%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$650

Faculty Overview

48%

Male Professors

52%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

69 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

67 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

65 Graduates

Marketing

62 Graduates

Psychology, General

46 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

43 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

38 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

31 Graduates

General Sales, Merchandising and Re...

22 Graduates

Biology, General

21 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

21 Graduates

Social Work

21 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

18 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

18 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

17 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

17 Graduates

Public Health

16 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

14 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

13 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

13 Graduates

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fit...

13 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

13 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

12 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

11 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

10 Graduates

Computer Science

8 Graduates

Chemistry

7 Graduates

History

7 Graduates

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorolog...

6 Graduates

Mathematics

6 Graduates

Philosophy

6 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

6 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

5 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

5 Graduates

Political Science and Government

4 Graduates

Biotechnology

3 Graduates

City/Urban, Community and Regional...

3 Graduates

Public Administration

3 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

3 Graduates

Education, Other

2 Graduates

Music

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

4,222

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

30%

Full-time

95%

Part-time

5%

Students Gender

Male

51%

US National: 44%

Female

49%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

83% White

6% Unknown

2% Black

3% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

2%

Unknown Location

50%

Out Of State

47%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$74,160 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

56%

Averege Housing Cost

$7,300/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,000/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,000/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Pemi the Panther

School Colors

green and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Massachusetts State College Ath Assoc

Total Male Athletes

320

Total Female Athletes

241

Intramural Sports

22

Sports Club

26

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Skiing-Snowboarding

Soccer

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Skiing-Snowboarding

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$41,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$23,366

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$242 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

97%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,346

Students Receiving Federal Grants

33%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,571

Students Receiving State Aid

10%

Average Aid Per Year

$858

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

97%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,743

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$10,341

$30K - $48K

$9,615

$48K - $75K

$6,195

$75K - $110K

$3,962

> $110K

$3,291

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$19,390,742

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$4,708,878

Scholarships, grants,work-study programs, and loans are the provisions of financial aid. Students looking for financial aid facilities can fill the FAFSA Form. Plymouth State University (PSU)  federal school code is 002591.

  • Federal Aid includes Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan, Federal Work-Study, and many more.

  • State Aid include UNIQUE Annual Grant.

  • Institutional Aid includes Plymouth State University (PSU) Scholarships such as Presidential Scholarships, Dean's Scholarships, Aspire Scholarship and more. The grants include PSU Grants and Talent Grants.

  • Military Aid includes Post 9/11 GI Bill and Tuition Assistance Program.

Contact the university to know more about the financial aid information. The financial aid phone number of the university is 603-535-2338.

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