There are two ways to apply as a first-year student to Plymouth State University. You can apply via Plymouth State University’s custom first-year Panther Application or you can apply via the Common Application.

Our admissions office has no preference as to which application you choose and we review all applications in the same manner. We provide the two options for you to decide which is the best fit for you.

I want to apply with the:

Panther Application

  • No Application Fee
  • Time to complete:
    Approx. 8 minutes
Common Application

  • Application Fee: $50
  • Time to complete: Varies

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Plymouth State University, in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, veteran’s status or disability, in admission or access to, its programs or activities.

Inquiries regarding this policy should be made to the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs or the Dean of Students.

What our students, alumni, & faculty say

Rachelle Lyons ’11, ’13G

Rachelle Lyons

Agriculture & Environment Coordinator, Center for Rural Partnerships
“This is a wonderful opportunity to bring our students together with some cooperating partners. To give them a chance not only to build field skills in this setting, but also to do some networking with professionals in the environmental science field.”

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