Plymouth State University

17 High Street, Plymouth, NH 03264-1595

School Details

Plymouth State University was founded in 1871 and is a regional comprehensive university located in Plymouth, New Hampshire, operating as part of the University System of New Hampshire. Originally founded as Plymouth Normal School in 1871, the school has undergone a number of changes, evolving into a teachers college, a state college and finally into a state university in 2003. The school began offering graduate degrees in 1948 and today offers certificates, bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degrees.

PSU operates with a model of integrated academic clusters, which allows students to participate in interdisciplinary work with related departments. The clusters are:

  • Arts & Technologies
  • Education, Democracy & Social Change
  • Exploration & Discovery
  • Health & Human Enrichment
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Justice & Security
  • Tourism, Environment & Sustainable Development

Several bachelor's and master's degree programs are available online through distance learning.

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

School Overview

  • Sector Of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Highest Level Of Offering:
    Doctor's degree
  • Total Enrollments:
    5,120
  • Percent Admitted:
    74%
  • Calendar System:
    Semester

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