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Plymouth State University

17 High Street
Plymouth , NH 03264
United States

Institution Overview

Plymouth State University is a regional comprehensive university offering a rich, student-focused learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 4,300 undergraduate and approximately 3,000 graduate students. The 170-acre campus offers a New England classic look combined with up-to-date facilities including the Lamson Library and Learning Commons; the Boyd Science Center; Langdon Woods, a LEED certified, environmentally conscious residence hall; and PSU’s newest addition, a Welcome Center and Ice Arena.

Founded in 1871 as a teacher training school, Plymouth State University is part of the University System of New Hampshire and accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

Located in central New Hampshire at the gateway to the White Mountains and the Lakes Region in the quaint town of Plymouth, PSU is within minutes of ski resorts, lakes, and parks and only two hours from Boston.

History

•                     Founded in 1871 as a teacher training school

•                     A part of the University System of New Hampshire

•                     Graduate programs began in 1948

Faculty Profile

•                     193 professors and instructors

•                     84% hold a doctorate or terminal degree in their field

•                     16:1 student-to-faculty ratio (includes UG & GR)

Campus Profile

•                     Accredited by the New England  Association of Schools and  Colleges.

•                     345,000+ volumes in our library

•                     120+ student clubs and organizations

•                     NCAA Division III — 20 Athletic Teams

•                     School Colors: Green and White

•                     School Mascot: Panthers

170 acres and 47 buildings

 

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Plymouth State University has a long tradition of meeting the evolving educational needs of the New Hampshire and New England community. Established in 1871 as Plymouth Normal School, the institution became Plymouth Teacher’s College in 1939, Plymouth State College in 1963, and Plymouth State University in 2003. A founding member of the University System of New Hampshire, Plymouth State now serves New Hampshire and the New England region as a comprehensive institution of higher education. The university confers BA, BFA, and BS degrees as well as master’s degrees, Certificates of Advanced Graduate Studies in selected areas, and the Doctor of Education in Learning Leadership and Community. Professional outreach activities and graduate courses are offered at several satellite locations throughout the state, and articulation agreements with other campuses of the University System and the Community College System of New Hampshire offer a variety of program and transfer opportunities. The University also contributes directly to the ongoing academic and cultural life of the region by providing a variety of continuing education programs, concerts and theater performances, art exhibits, and the athletic events of 19 varsity sports. PSU’s attractive residential campus of wide greens, tree-lined walkways and traditional brick buildings with an array of towers is located in the White Mountains and Lakes Region of New Hampshire, a pristine rural setting of great natural beauty and multiple outdoor recreational opportunities within easy access of the New England region.

Values

The University motto Ut Prosim, (Th

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Graduate Degrees at Plymouth State University
Master, Campus

Plymouth State University has a long tradition of meeting the evolving educational needs of the New Hampshire and New England community. Established in 1871 as Plymouth Normal School, the institution became Plymouth Teacher’s College in 1939, P ...

Undergraduate Degrees at Plymouth State University
Bachelor, Campus

Plymouth State University has a long tradition of meeting the evolving educational needs of the New Hampshire and New England community. Established in 1871 as Plymouth Normal School, the institution became Plymouth Teacher’s College in 1939, P ...

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