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Colleges / Plymouth State University

Plymouth State University

Plymouth, NH 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate92%
Acceptance Rate92%

Plimot Admissions

If you want to apply to Plimot, the regular decision application deadline is April 1 and the application fee is $50.

Students who apply to Plimot for the fall semester should hear back from Plimot by May 1.

Plimot Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Plimot's admissions stats.

Plimot 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.1
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 4%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist No

Plymouth State University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Plymouth State University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––
Regular Decision Yes April 1 May 1

Want to Apply Early to Plimot?

Plimot does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ See a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Plymouth State University Admissions

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Plimot?

Plimot is a moderately difficult school to get into. Plimot evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Plimot accepted 92% of students, approximately 6,285 from the 6,856 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Plimot, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT. Admissions to nursing programs is program very difficult.

Transferring to Plymouth State University

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Plimot

Plimot has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Plimot?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Plimot

Curious about the factors that are considered by Plimot during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Academic GPA Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Work Experience Considered
Application Essay Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with Plimot for more information on admission factors.

Plimot 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Plimot, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Plimot's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Plimot?

Students admitted to Plimot have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.

Out of all students that were admitted, 54% submitted a class rank. At Plimot 4% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 17% were in the top 25% and 47% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Plymouth State University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 3.96%
3.75 and 3.99 4.6%
3.50 and 3.74 9.53%
3.25 and 3.49 16.06%
3.00 and 3.24 16.92%
2.50 and 2.9 27.41%
2.00 and 2.49 17.77%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Plimot directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Plimot does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

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.

More Information on Transferring to Plymouth State University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Plimot.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is May 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by May 15.

Transfer students can enroll in Plimot during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

Plimot Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Plimot?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Plimot.

Does Plimot accept transfer credits?

✅ Plimot accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Plimot accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Plimot accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Plimot accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Plimot?

✅ Plimot is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is Plimot's acceptance rate?

✅ Plimot's acceptance rate is 92%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Plimot?

❌ Plimot does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About Plimot?

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Plimot Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Plimot? Plimot is a somewhat selective institution. The Plimot acceptance rate is 92%. This means that the institution accepts 91 out of every 100 applicants.


Plimot Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Apr 1

Transfer Applications are Due

May 1

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

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

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Plimot SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Plimot GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Plimot, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.08. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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