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PSU’s 4,100 undergrads represent 43 states, 32 countries, and come from all walks of life. Their experiences at PSU are as unique as they are! Hear what they have to say about their PSU experience.

Student Profiles

Around the world, PSU alumni are putting their degrees to work in careers they love. With 52 majors and more than 60 minors, plus a program that allows you to design your own major, you’ll get the education you need for the career you want.

Academic Programs

This is what we hear all the time from students and alumni: “I knew the minute I stepped onto campus that Plymouth State was the place for me.” Our 170-acre campus is one big laboratory, classroom, playground, and home away from home. See for yourself!

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Just the Facts

55 majors

16:1 student to faculty ratio

20 athletics teams

more than 100 student clubs and organizations

99 percent of our graduatess are working or in graduate school within six months after they graduate Plymouth State

Plymouth State is a 30 minute drive from the closest ski area

Student Profiles

Josh Woody

Dan Dupell ’17

Collegeville, PA

“I visited and I just fell in love with this place. I had to come here.” As a forward on the men’s hockey team, Dan’s favorite place on campus is the Hanaway Rink. To him there’s nothing better than hearing nearly a thousand people cheering his team on.

Iveta Stefancova

Hannah Andritsakis ’17

Deerfield, NH

“I was drawn to my major because I run a small sheep farm. I just really enjoy the idea of being my own boss.” At PSU, Hannah is not only getting a top-notch education in management, she’s also learning how to take her small business to the next level.

Jake Pleadwell

Benjamin Higman ’15

Loudon, NH

“Something I really didn’t expect at Plymouth State is how much I wanted to be involved in the campus.” This computer science major says the best way to know if PSU is right for you is to visit, get a feel for campus, and ask lots of questions.

Rachel Perelli

Mary Kauer ’17

Rindge, NH

“Adventure education is literally what I want to do.” An outdoorswoman who loves teaching, Mary is working toward her dream job as an interpretive park ranger, planning and designing programs to make them more friendly, appealing, and understandable to visitors.

Academic Programs

  • Accounting
  • Adventure Education
  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Art Education (K-12)
  • Art History
  • Athletic Training
  • Biological Science Education (7-12)
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Childhood Studies
  • Communication Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Early Childhood Studies
  • Elementary Education (K-8)
  • English
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Planning
  • Environmental Science & Policy
  • Exercise & Sport Physiology
  • Finance
  • French
  • Geography
  • Health Education & Promotion
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Information Technology
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Meteorology
  • Modern Languages
  • Music
  • Music Education (K-12)
  • Nursing
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Management
  • Social Science
  • Social Studies Education (5-12)
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Sports Management
  • Theatre Arts
  • Tourism Management & Policy

Featured Majors


“I’m a small-town girl, so I loved the small, intimate feel of the campus and my classes. I felt like I really knew my professors, and I still do.”

Erin McDonough ’11
BS in Childhood Studies, Minor in Dance

Health & Human Performance

“At PSU, I was able to use the skills I learned in class right away—skills like wound care, taping, and therapeutic exercise. Starting to learn those skills early on was invaluable to me.”

Keith Belmore ’05
BS in Athletic Training

Business Administration

“I wouldn’t trade anything in the world for the experience that I am having right now. This is the best time of my life.”

Cynthia Barata ’16
BS in Business Administration

Criminal Justice

“Each professor brings something new, different, and exciting to the table. I’ve gotten an education that goes beyond textbooks and lectures; I had the opportunity to thrive and learn.”

Penina Wallace ’13
BA in Criminal Justice

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