International Students

Plymouth State University welcomes students from over 25 countries across the world. No matter where you are from you will find your home here.

Through the admissions process we will be with you every step of the way. 


Applying to PSU

Working on your application to PSU? Here’s what you need to get the job done.

  • Panther application – for undergraduate admissions;
  • Notarized copies of your high school and/or college transcript translated into English (translation recommended via WES or SPANTRAN);
  • Notarized International Financial Certification Form and copies of bank verification (evidence of financial ability to afford university costs);
  • A copy of your valid passport and visa;
  • Proof of English language proficiency

International Financial Certification Forms

Applying for Spring 2024
Applying for Fall 2024

Any questions during the application process?
Please contact Sandra McGarr at



“When I decided to move to the United States for college I wanted a school that offered a good education, stunning outdoors, sports, and amazing people. Plymouth State was all of that!”


Admissions Deadlines

If you are interested in applying to PSU, please make sure all pertinent materials are received by our deadlines.

  • Application Deadlines

    Fall Semester: June 1
    Spring Semester: November 1

  • International Student Deposit Deadlines

    Priority housing deadline: March 15
    Fall Semester: July 1
    Spring Semester: December 1

Merit Scholarships

All students are considered for a merit scholarship based on their GPA at the time of admission. Merit scholarships are renewable at the awarded amount for a total of eight full-time semesters.
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Of Students Receive Financial Assistance

  • Plymouth student on Plymouth campus

Proof of English language proficiency

If you’re from a country where English isn’t the primary language, you must provide evidence of English proficiency. 
English proficiency waivers are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Students who meet the following English proficiency scores will enter their academic degree program:

  • TOEFL score (minimum paper score=530; online score=71),
  • IELTS score (minimum score=6.0 with no band less than 6.0),
  • Duolingo English Test results with a minimum of 100