Plymouth State University is a regional comprehensive university offering a rich, student-focused learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 4,300 undergraduate and more than 2,000 graduate students. The 170-acre campus offers a New England classic look combined with state-of-the-art facilities, including the Lamson Library and Learning Commons, the Boyd Science Center, and Langdon Woods, a LEED-certified residence hall.
Founded in 1871 as a teacher training school, Plymouth State is part of the University System of New Hampshire. 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.
As a regional comprehensive university, Plymouth State University serves the state of New Hampshire and New England by providing well-educated graduates; by offering ongoing opportunities for graduate education and professional development; and by extending to communities partnership opportunities for cultural enrichment and economic development. In each of these roles, Plymouth State University has a special commitment of service to the North Country and Lakes Region of New Hampshire.