Undergraduate Admissions

Plymouth State University is closely monitoring the current 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and University leaders are in constant communication with government and public health agencies on a global scale to learn from and closely follow their recommendations. At this time, there are no confirmed cases of coronavirus at Plymouth State University. Please review our coronavirus information webpage to see real-time updates and correspondence on this ever-changing situation. 

All of us here at PSU know that there will be disruption to students normal end-of-the-year activities and we want to assure all students that we are here as a partner every step of the way. PSU will work with you to ensure any delay or interruption in this process does not hinder your ability to arrive at PSU this fall and begin your successful time here at PSU.  

If you have any questions please reach out to the admissions office at (603) 535-2237 or

Plymouth State offers you a broad range of distinctive programs at an exceptional level of academic excellence.

Up here, you’ll receive the educational experience you would expect from a private school: small classes taught by dedicated faculty whose passion for teaching will spark both your intelligence and your imagination; personal attention from faculty and staff; and outstanding opportunities to lead and to serve—all at state school costs. You won’t sit in the back of a huge lecture hall taking notes; you’ll take an active role in your learning process.

You’ll also have access to some of the most comprehensive state-of-the-art laboratories, research facilities, and learning environments in the region. Plus, there’s ample real-world experience to be had through our Integrated Clusters and Open Labs, our extensive network of undergraduate research opportunities, professional internships, national and international study programs, and service learning and community service opportunities.

Some PSU Quick Facts:

  • Undergraduate student to faculty ratio: 17:1
  • Average class size: 21
  • 4,100 undergraduate students from 45 states and 25 foreign countries, with approximately 46% of our students coming from out of state
  • About 60% of our students live on campus
  • The PSU Panthers field 24 athletic teams competing in NCAA Division III
  • PSU graduates have an outstanding record of professional achievement in fields ranging from adventure education to television meteorology
  • PSU is only two hours from Boston and within minutes of ski resorts, lakes, & parks

To learn more, visit Get to Know PSU.

If you’re ready to apply, visit our Admissions page. If you have any questions about the admissions and application process, academic advisors are available to assist you.

Qualified, degree-seeking students may be eligible for financial aid and scholarship opportunities are available. And if you are looking for on-campus housing, Residential Life can provide a number of housing options to fit your needs.

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.

Begin your application today!