Exchange Students

We are glad you are considering PSU for your study away experience!  If you are a student at one of our partner institutions, we welcome you to apply to study abroad at PSU. We have so much to offer our exchange students:

  • Orientation
  • Center for Global Engagement
  • Support services on campus
  • Monthly events
  • Support Programs- Conversation Partners, Global Ambassadors, Language Circles

Testimonials from Exchange Students

Health Insurance Requirements

As a J-1 exchange student to Plymouth State, you must purchase the minimum requirement for health insurance coverage for the entire duration of your program in the USA. This is required by the United States Department of State.

  • Medical benefits of at least $100,00 per accident or illness
  • Repatriation of remains in the amount of $25,000
  • Expenses associated with medical evacuation of the exchange visitor to his or her home country in the amount of $50,000
  • A deductible not to exceed $500 per accident or illness

Plymouth State University does not offer insurance for any of its students. You are free to to purchase an insurance plan from any provider or carrier that meets the above requirements. PSU exchange students to our overseas university partners purchase travel insurance with CISI, which also provides insurance plans  for J-1 exchange students to the USA. Learn more at the CISI site:


If you are interested in coming to PSU on an exchange program, please contact the International Programming Coordinator, Thomas Janis at If you would like to apply for the exchange program at PSU, please fill out the following forms. Send them in an email attachment to and mail originals to: Exchange Student Program Plymouth State University Center for Global Engagement 17 High Street, MSC 62 Plymouth, NH, USA 03264-1595