About the University

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 CenterLangdon Woods, a LEED certified, environmentally conscious residence hall; and PSU’s newest addition, a Welcome Center and Ice Arena.

Founded in 1871 as a teacher training school, Plymouth State University is part of the University System of New Hampshire and accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

Located in central New Hampshire at the gateway to the White Mountains and the Lakes Region in the quaint town of Plymouth, PSU is within minutes of ski resorts, lakes, and parks and only two hours from Boston.

October 8th, 2010 by Timothy

This is the New England of art and poetry, the landscape that inspired Henry David Thoreau and Robert Frost and continues to inspire. You see before you at Plymouth both a glorious panorama and an unparalleled natural laboratory for learning. – Sara Jayne Steen, president