Plymouth State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Plymouth State University is a medium four-year, public school with 5,435 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1871 and is the only school located in Plymouth, New Hampshire.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
78
Plymouth State University will give you the opportunity to get a several-month certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Plymouth State University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 78 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Management, Medical, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
74%
The student retention rate at Plymouth State University is fair at 74% (close to New Hampshire average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Plymouth State University is below average: 55%.

Student to faculty ratio at Plymouth State University is decent, 17:1. Find out more on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$19,600
Average tuition prices are fairly high, $17,400 annually. The additional fees at Plymouth State University not covered by tuition are around $2,200, which totals $19,600 per year.

Read the details about Plymouth State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
76%
As reported in recent government data, 4,940 applications were submitted and 3,778 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

Plymouth State University will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Plymouth State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,400
Plymouth State University provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Plymouth State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Plymouth State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 2,400 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable: roughly $6,400 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Plymouth State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Plymouth State University appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Plymouth State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Plymouth State University, 17 High Street, Plymouth, New Hampshire 03264-1595, USA
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