Transfer Students

Plymouth State offers a personalized transfer experience with dedicated transfer admissions counselors. We make it easy to transfer to PSU, see your 5 steps below!

  1. APPLY by completing one of three application options: Common ApplicationPanther Application, or the NH Transfer Connections Application.
  2. REQUEST TRANSCRIPTS including your official high school* and all college transcripts. Can be waived if you’ve earned an associates degree.
  3. APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID (FAFSA) at—use FAFSA Code 002591.
  4. PLAN YOUR DEGREE PROGRAM by contact your admissions counselor for a one-on-one planning session!
  5. SUBMIT YOUR DEPOSIT. Reserve your spot today!

Admissions Deadlines

  • Application Deadlines

    Fall Semester: June 1
    Spring Semester: January 2

  • Deposit Deadlines

    Fall Semester: June 1
    Spring Semester: January 3

Candidates applying after deadlines may receive consideration on a space-available basis. The University reserves the right to close admission prior to the above deadlines if enrollment has reached full capacity.

Guaranteed Admission For Associate Degree Earners

Any student who has earned an Associate Degree in the last three years from an accredited college will be guaranteed admission.

Transfer Agreements

Learn more about our exciting new initiative, the New Hampshire Transfer Guarantee. This block transfer guarantee streamlines transfer for anyone with an earned associate’s degree.

NH Transfer Guarantee

In addition, our 2+2 agreements are designed for students with associate’s degrees from specific institutions who transfer into specific bachelor’s degree programs at Plymouth State University. Learn more about these transfer agreements.


Placement Rate
Within One Year
Of Graduation

Transfer Housing

Plymouth student in campus dorm room

On-campus housing is guaranteed to all undergraduate students who would prefer to live on campus. For more information regarding on-campus housing requirements visit the Residential Life website.

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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

Application Requirements

Online Application

A completed application, either the PSU Panther Application or the Common Application (fee required) and an essay.

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Additionally, for students transferring from a CCSNH school, we accepted the NH Transfer Connections Application which is free and requires no essay.


Official copy of high school transcript or GED/HiSET scores. This requirement can be waived if an associates degree or higher has been earned

Official copies of all college transcripts, including grades from most recent semester completed, and cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 2.0 based on a 4.0 scale on the final transcript from the institution you are currently attending or last attended (required for consideration)

Additional Requirements

  • There are selective requirements for applicants seeking admission to PSU’s Music and Theatre programs.
  • If you are a transfer student considering nursing, please email Karen Johnson,
  • International applicants who currently have an F-1 visa, or intend to apply for one, should see our information for International Students.

Jack Vachon ’21, Plymouth State Business Management major, started his college journey off studying computer science at a community college. Fall 2019, Vachon transferred to Plymouth State and hasn’t looked back! Watch his journey.

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Credit Evaluation

Do you want to know how your credits will transfer before applying? Email for an unofficial review. Once admitted, PSU will complete an official credit evaluation.

For more information about credit transfer policies and procedures please visit our Transfer Credit Database page. 

  • Plymouth students on Plymouth campus

We’re Here to Help!

Contact Your Transfer Admissions Counselor

Our transfer counselors are available to answer any questions that come up!

Degree Planning

Our transfer counselors can help map out your future courses and to discuss how your previous college-coursework will work into your program at PSU. For questions, email Mike Wilus or Karen Johnson, or contact the admissions office at (603) 535-2237.