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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.

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Amy Ueland ’96, ’04MEd: Students Know How Much She Cares

When one of her students was having difficulty, Teaching Lecturer Amy Ueland employed her time-tested strategy of friendly banter and learned that the student wanted to find a way to combine nursing and law enforcement.

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Nick Simeti ’18: Doing Meaningful Work and Making a Difference

Simeti is a health educator with Communities for Alcohol and Drug-Free Youth (CADY), a regional nonprofit devoted to preventing and reducing youth substance misuse.

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Josh Chandler ’23: A Life of Service

A cell and molecular biology major with minors in chemistry, global health, neuroscience, and psychology, the Air National Guard firefighter is taking a full load of Plymouth State University courses while currently serving in Kuwait.

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Elizabeth Howard ’72: Illuminating Opportunities for Change

Howard’s willingness to take a stand against society’s shortcomings began early on, and as a teenager she journeyed to Louisville, KY, to work on civil rights issues.

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Madison Hawkes ’23: Raising Awareness on Important Issues

Madison “Maddy” Hawkes ’23 was crowned Miss Seacoast in June, and will have a busy year ahead as she plans for the Miss New Hampshire competition in April.

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Our knowledgeable financial services counselors will help you find the best options and resources.

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Academic Programs

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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