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Colleges / Plymouth State University

Plymouth State University

Plymouth, NH 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate98%

Plimot Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Plymouth State University. The acceptance rate at Plymouth State University is 98%. Last year, 5,918 students applied to Plymouth State University and 5,773 were admitted.

If you are thinking about applying to Plymouth State University, the deadline for Fall 2024 admissions is 4/1 and the fee for the application is $50.

Students who submit their applications to Plymouth State University for fall should hear back from Plymouth State University by October 1.

Plymouth State University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Plymouth State University's admissions stats.

Plymouth State University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.0
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 4%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
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 4 1 October 1

Applying Early to Plymouth State University?

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

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

More on Plymouth State University Admissions

Transferring to Plymouth State University

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

For Students Waitlisted to Plymouth State University

Plymouth State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Plymouth State University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Plymouth State University

What does Plymouth State University consider 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
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered

Make sure to check with Plymouth State University for more information on admission factors.

Plymouth State University Application Requirements

To apply to Plymouth State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Plymouth State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and 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
Transcript(S) of College Record
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Plymouth State University?

Students admitted to Plymouth State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.0.

Out of all students that were admitted, 54% submitted a class rank. At Plymouth State University 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 3.81%
3.75 and 3.99 7.96%
3.50 and 3.74 11.65%
3.25 and 3.49 16.26%
3.00 and 3.24 13.26%
2.50 and 2.9 24.91%
2.00 and 2.49 17.88%

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 Plymouth State University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects 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

Plymouth State University is not test optional. 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 Plymouth State University.

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.

Transfer students can enroll in Plymouth State University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Plymouth State University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Plymouth State University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Plymouth State University.

Does Plymouth State University accept transfer credits?

✅ Plymouth State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Plymouth State University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Plymouth State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Plymouth State University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Plymouth State University?

✅ Plymouth State University is not test optional.

What is Plymouth State University's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Plymouth State University is 98%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Plymouth State University?

❌ Plymouth State University does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About Plymouth State University?

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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 98%. This means that the institution accepts 97 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 3.01. 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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