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

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

17 High Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6035355000
Fax: 6035352654
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. When it comes to the ranking of a university or any educational institution, the more information a student has, the better. The ranking of a university helps a student in many ways. It helps them overcome the confusion of which university/college is good for them and also other prospects. Before taking admission, a student assesses their chosen university on various factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, and their experience, among others. Notably, for the rankings, the two publications, US News and Forbes, are trusted everywhere. However, it is to be noted that Plymouth State University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these two publications.

Admissions

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

1-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

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Though the varsity takes in only a few number of students, and the admission to PSU is fairly easy. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $50, as part of the admission process at PSU. Securing a good score in a standardised test like SAT or ACT improves an applicant’s chances of securing admission. However, Plymouth State University doesn’t focus much on standardised tests. Interestingly, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 17 High Street, Plymouth, New Hampshire 03264-1595. To gather more information, they can call them at (603) 535-5000.

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

Before applying to PSU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $33,875. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

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

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $11,350 per year for living on campus. The average meal plan at PSU costs around $4,000 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At PSU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 50% and 50%, respectively.

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

In case the students at Plymouth State University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,614, whereas the financial aid is $6,976. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $1,163 as well as institutional aid worth $6,976. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Plymouth State University amount to $19,390,742 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $4,708,878.

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