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Colleges / Plymouth State University

About Plimot

Plymouth State University is a public, state school in an small town setting in Plymouth, New Hampshire. Plimot was founded in 1871 and now enrolls around 4,502 students a year, including 3,739 undergrads.

Plimot offers housing for up to 2,520 students. The majority of students live on-campusand first year-students are required to live in on-campus housing..Each weekend, 85% of students stay on-campus..

As of 2021, the total market value of Plimot's endowment was $29,689,077 For each full-time student, Plimot spends about $8,974. Plimot employs one full-time professor for every 17 undergrads enrolled.

2021 Plimot Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 85%
In-State Tuition $14,492
Out-of-State $24,432

2022 Plimot Regular Decision Application Deadline

The deadline to apply regular decision to Plimot for Fall 2022 is April 1. All regular decision applicants should hear back from Plimot by October 1.

Early Admission at Plimot

Plymouth State University does not offer early decision or early action.

2021 Acceptance Rate for Plymouth State University

It is moderately difficult to get into Plimot. In 2021, Plimot accepted 85% of applicants. Last year, 8,035 students applied to Plimot and 6,815 were admitted. ### Plimot Waitlist 2021

Plimot reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Plymouth State University?

Plimot is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Plimot, applicants must submit the following items.

Plimot Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Test Scores for Plimot

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Plimot.

Plimot Waitlist 2021

Plimot reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

Does Plimot Require Test Scores?

Plimot does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

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Dorms at Plimot

Yes! Plimot provides on-campus housing for up to 2,520 students.

Plimot students are active in the school's Pre Medical Professional Society, Student Nurse Association and Marketing Association of Plymouth State. Spring Fling, Ski Day, and and Student Activities Fair are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Plimot.

Financial Aid at Plimot

Plimot meets 59% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $11,735 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Plimot a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Plimot

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Plimot, around 70% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 750 students who started at Plimot as first-time freshman, 371 graduate within four years.

Around 59% of students who started at Plimot earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Plimot Grads

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $39,463 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Plimot sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Plimot a good school for you?

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Where is Plimot?

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 03264-1595

Campus Setting: Small Town

Plimot Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Apr 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Apr 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Plimot is Apr 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Plimot is Apr 1.

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Wondering what life at Plimot is like? There are approximately 4,502 students enrolled at Plimot, including 3,739 undergraduate students and 763 graduate students. 95% percent of students attend school full-time, 55% percent are from NH and 45% percent of students are from other states.


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