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Why PSU?

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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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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“Amazing” Move-In Welcomes Students

The Fall 2021 semester is off on a high note as residential students moved into their new campus homes.

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Counseling Center’s Historical Site Dedicated and Founder Honored

Professor Emeritus Michael Fischler founded the Counseling Center in 1974, and he joined with University leaders past and present to witness the unveiling of a commemorative plaque near the Center’s current location by Hyde Hall.

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PSU Awarded $1.92 Million Federal Grant to Expand Youth Mental Health Services

The funds will also be used to focus on the state’s opioid crisis and post-pandemic behavioral health needs throughout New Hampshire.

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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.

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Cost and Financial Aid

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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