17 High StreetMSC 52, Plymouth, NH 03264 603-535-2237
http://www.plymouth.edu plymouthadmit@plymouth.edu
About Plymouth State University
  • Year of Foundation 1871
  • Size of Campus 170 acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 4,192
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 46%, 54%, 39%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee 45
  • Enrollment No. 4,155
Plymouth State University is a regional comprehensive university offering a rich, student-focused learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 4,300 undergraduate and approximately 3,000 graduate students. The 170-acre campus offers a New England classic look combined with up-to-date facilities including the Lamson Library and Learning Commons; the Boyd Science Center; Langdon Woods, a LEED certified, environmentally conscious residence hall; and PSU’s newest addition, a Welcome Center and Ice Arena.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies Delta Mu Delta (business), Eta Sigma Gamma (health education), Kappa Delta Pi (education), Lambda Pi Eta (communication), Pi Gamma Mu (social science), Phi Alpha Theta (history), Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Sigma Iota (foreign languages), Psi Chi (psychology), Phi
  • Number of sororities 4
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Number of frats 2
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 1%
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Globally Minded Students, Nicaraugua Club, World Language Society
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Spring Fling, Homecoming, Winter Carnival;
  • Number of students in fraternities 2
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Crusade for Christ, Campus Ministry, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship;
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 1%
  • Distance to nearest train White River Junction, Vermont (50)
  • Distance to nearest bus Plymouth, New Hampshire (0)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Manchester, New Hampshire (62), Boston (110)
Student Housing
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 5%
  • Number of students using college housing 53%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 10
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (74%), sorority housing (1%), apartments for married students, apartment for single students (24%), special housing for disabled students (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 53%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 10%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 90%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 26%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 16%
Campus Services
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Herbert H. Lamson Library, built in 1964 with a major renovation and expansion in 1998, is wireless and provides seating for 1500 students and a storage capacity for 450,000 volumes of print materials. The Lamson Learning Commons, which incorporates librar
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 309,865
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Karl Drerup Art Gallery; Silver Cultural Arts Center; Judd Gregg Meteorology Institute; Mark Sylvestre Planetarium; New England Weather Technology Evaluation Center; Graphics design studio; Geographic Information Systems laboratory; Child Development and F
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 976
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 45
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 657,490
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 400
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 14,505
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 330
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, interview training
  • Employed Students after 1 year 56%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of New Hampshire)
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of New Hampshire)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 855
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 16%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs New Hampshire public school districts; Easter Seals; Peace Corps; Bankers Life & Casualty; Genesis Behavioral Health; John Hancock Financial Services; orthwestern Mutual Financial Network; Sherwin Williams Co.; New York State Life; United Parcel Service;
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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