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Plymouth State University

Plymouth, NH 4-Year Public
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About Plimot

Plymouth State University Overview

Plymouth State University is a public, state school in a small town setting in Plymouth, New Hampshire. Plimot was founded in 1871 and presently has around 4,224 students a year, which includes 3,536 undergraduates. Plimot provides on-campus housing for up to 2,520 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 85% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

📆 Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to Plimot for Fall 2023 is April 1. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should find out if they have been admitted by May 1.

Student Involvement at Plimot

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Plimot's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Plimot students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Excited for Greek life? Plimot has both fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Plimot has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Plimot on the Student Life page.

2022 Plimot Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 92%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.1
Percent of Need Met 60%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $11,974

Is Plimot a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer idea of what Plimot offers and if the school could be a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Plymouth State University

Plimot is moderately difficult to get into. Around 92% of applicants get into Plimot each year. Out of 6,856 applications received in 2022, 6,285 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Plimot

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 64% of students who start at Plimot come back for their second year of college. Around 53% of students who started at Plimot earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Plimot Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Plimot directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Plimot's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Plimot's endowment was valued at $37.7 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, Plimot spends about $10,088 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Plimot

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Plimot meets 60% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $11,974 a year.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $40,787 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Plimot.

Based on this information, how does Plimot sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Plimot a good school for you?

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Where is Plymouth State University Located?

Plimot is located in the small town setting of Plymouth, New Hampshire, less than an hour from Manchester.

If you want to see Plimot for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 93 to Plymouth, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Manchester-Boston Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Plimot and Plymouth are like without leaving home.

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College Info

17 High Street Plymouth, NH 03264

Campus Setting: Small Town

Plimot Application Deadline

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Math SAT Range

440 - 500


Reading SAT Range

460 - 560

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Plimot is like? There are approximately 4,224 students enrolled at Plimot, including 3,536 undergraduate students and 688 graduate students. 95% percent of students attend school full-time, 50% percent are from NH and 50% percent of students are from other states.


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