It's just different up here.
We’re pioneering new avenues for active participation.
Today’s digital, interconnected age has disrupted traditional industries, and you want more than just a traditional college degree for career success. At Plymouth State, you’ll have real-world experiences and gain skills prized by employers.
Anne Poirier ’85 is a champion for self-reflection and change. In fact, she’s made a business from it. She runs Shaping Perspectives, a coaching business that helps women overcome distorted eating habits and body dysmorphia so they can discover body confidence and self-compassion.
In addition to maintaining a 4.0 GPA in the cutting-edge field of data analysis, Jack Vachon ’21 holds down a regular job, has a professional photography sideline, and manages an hour-and-a-half roundtrip commute to PSU when he’s not taking online classes. He also volunteers with search and rescue teams that are called out at all hours, in all conditions, assisting hikers in distress.
“Equity and social justice are at the core of all of my work—from lab-based science to political advocacy.“—Fiona McEnany ’18
Program is the first of its kind in New Hampshire, and one of only a few in the country.
We’ll look closely at your unique qualities and special talents. At PSU, everyone wants to help you succeed, beginning with completing your application and connecting you with people and programs.Learn More
Cost and Financial Aid
Our knowledgeable financial services counselors will help you find the best options and resources.Learn More
At Plymouth State, learning isn’t just sitting in a classroom. It’s about going beyond what you thought was possible and making connections with faculty, classmates, and communities.All Programs
The PSU Learning Model
You’ll combine your strengths with others, take the initiative, and make a difference.Learn More
Life at Plymouth State
Our awe-inspiring neighborhood includes a classic New England college town, the White Mountain National Forest, and New Hampshire’s Lakes Region. Think of our campus as a laboratory, a classroom, and a playground that will bring out your best.
"From First Fire to exam week, there are always fresh and exciting ways to meet new people, develop strong bonds, and prepare for life after college. I love it here!"
- Brooks Romoser '21
Information Technology (IT) Major
"The academics, athletics, people, and sceneries here are unbelievable. Everyone here wants to see you succeed and be the best possible vision of yourself."
- Keegan Burch '20
Graphic Design Major (BFA)
"PSU has changed my perspective on everything from social life to academics to my winter sport interests. I wouldn't want to experience these four years anywhere else."
- Brian Morrell '20
Business Administration Major
"With so many clubs/orgs to be a part of I knew I'd get the best of both worlds for academics and my social life at PSU. I'm excited for the next four years!"
- Michelle Ramirez ‘23
Exercise & Sport Physiology Major
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