Plymouth State University

Plymouth State University Ranking

country rank: 473
world rank: 1175

University Overview

Plymouth State University ranking, founded in 1871, is a non-profit public state higher-education school situated in the rural environment of Plymouth, New Hampshire (population range of 2,500-9,999). Plymouth State University (PSU) ranking is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational US higher education school that is officially approved by the New England Commission on Higher Education. Plymouth State University (PSU) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 149-year-old American university has a strict admission procedure based on entrance exams and candidates’ previous academic records and ratings. This US higher education school has an acceptance rate of 80-90 percent, making it a least selective university. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. PSU also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, as well as administrative services to students.

Plymouth State University Ranking

University Identity

Name Plymouth State University
Acronym PSU
Founded 1871
Motto Ut Prosim That I May Serve
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address 17 High Street Plymouth 03264-1595 New Hampshire United States
Tel +1 (603) 535 5000
Fax +1

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 17 High Street MSC 52 Plymouth 03264-1595 (603) 535 2237 800 842 6900

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Plymouth State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 284,974 physical volumes, 8,352 physical media and 63 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes Plymouth State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,535 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

University System of New Hampshire American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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