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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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MAPS Mask Makers Contribute to Campus Health

Members of the Marketing Association of Plymouth State (MAPS) are producing attractive cloth face coverings free of cost for PSU community.

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A Historic Turning Point in Higher Education

Plymouth State University’s 150th anniversary year has started off unlike any in our history. COVID-19 is illuminating the great strength of our flexible culture, which has historically embraced adaption and innovation.

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Plymouth State University Announces 2020 Alumni Award Recipients

Six alumni and one staff member were recognized for their commitment to serving PSU, their professions and their communities.

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PSU Researchers Find ‘Biomedical Bleeding’ of Horseshoe Crabs Can Negatively Impact Species

Horseshoe crab blood – used to ensure vaccines are free from potential bacterial contamination – is vital in race for a COVID-19 vaccine.

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NH Delegation Announces More Than $1.3 Million for Student Support Services

PSU will receive $357,608 for the TRIO Student Support Services program, which serves low-income and potential first-generation college students in higher education.

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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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