Academics at Plymouth State

PSU offers 55 undergraduate majors, more than 60 minors, an innovative University Studies program for students still deciding on a major, and 75 graduate degree and certificate programs through the College of Graduate Studies.

We provide an educational experience that you would expect from a small private school; small classes taught by dedicated professors; personal attention from faculty and staff; and outstanding opportunities to lead and to serve.

You won’t sit in the back of a huge lecture hall taking notes; you’ll take an active role in your learning process.  At PSU you’ll:

  • Participate in lively, interactive classes.  The average class size is 23.
  • Build strong relationships with your professors.
  • Get real-world experience through research opportunities, internships, international study programs, and community service.
  • Sharpen your critical thinking and communication skills by participating in hands-on learning experiences.
  • Encounter experiences which will challenge your assumptions and change your perception about the world.

Plymouth Magazine

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Another Way to Serve

“It was like moving to a foreign country with a completely different culture,” says PSU student Patrick O’Sullivan. The 26-year-old veteran isn’t referring to his time in Iraq as a motor transport operator in the Army Reserve. He’s talking about coming home. O’Sullivan joined the Army Reserve right out of high school, at an age [...]