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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.

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Medical Student Jewelia Durant ’20: PSU is Best for Pre-Meds

“You’re not a number at Plymouth State, and you make really meaningful connections with your professors and peers,” says Jewelia Durant ’20. Durant, now a medical student at Dartmouth College’s Geisel School of Medicine, is thrilled to study medicine in her home state and hopes to eventually practice here as well.

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Maria Mutesi ’24: Sharing Warmth and Positivity

Mutesi has come a long way, both literally and figuratively, since immigrating to New Hampshire as a 13-year-old with limited English proficiency. “I prayed before I came to Plymouth State because I was hoping to find a community that had friendly people and great energy,” says Maria Mutesi ’24.

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Pam Harland ’19EdD: Preparing School Library Leaders

Harland has been a librarian for over 25 years, working in school, academic, public, and special libraries. While earning her EdD from Plymouth State in educational leadership she doubled down on the topic through her dissertation on the “Leadership Behaviors of School Librarians.”

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Fall 2021 President’s and Dean’s Lists Named

1,247 undergraduate students were honored for their diligent work and academic accomplishments.

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Panther Pitch Shines Spotlight on Entrepreneurship

Plymouth State’s version of the popular Shark Tank television series emphasizes the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship through a “Big Ideas” competition open to all students.

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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.

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The PSU Learning Model

You’ll combine your strengths with others, take the initiative, and make a difference.

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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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