Application and Deadlines

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Admissions Deadlines*

  • Fall Semester - August 1
  • Spring Semester - December 1
  • Summer Semester - April 15
*The following programs use different application systems and/or have a different deadline.
  • Applied Exercise Physiology & Human Performance - August 1
  • Applied Meteorology - January 31
  • Athletic Training-Professional program - February 15 via ATCAS 
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy - Extended to April 15 via PTCAS
  • Littleton Residency Program - March 1

Admissions Application

Plymouth State University offers an online application for admission to most graduate programs on a year-round basis. Begin Your Application Here!

Plymouth State University, in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, veteran’s status or disability, in admission or access to, its programs or activities.

Application Requirements

  • Recommended undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Official transcripts verifying conferral of bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, along with official transcripts from any/all other colleges and universities attended.
    • Electronic transcripts can be sent to
    • Via mail, use: PSU-Graduate Admissions, 17 High Street-MSC 52, Plymouth NH 03264
  • Statement of interest/intent explaining your motivation for pursuing graduate study and how it relates to your professional and personal goals
  • Current resume
  • Three professional recommendations
  • GRE scores are OPTIONAL for the following programs
    • MS in Applied Meteorology 
    • Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Signed NH Residency Confirmation Form (NH residents only)

Applications for Graduate Certificate programs only (not in conjunction with a degree program) include:

  • Application for admission
  • Official transcripts showing conferral of bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Current resume

Program Specific Applications and Requirements

  • Participation in the Group Interview is required for applicants to the Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, and School Psychology programs,
  • Applications for the Doctor of Physical Therapy are accepted through PT-CAS, and Athletic Training-Professional program through AT-CAS