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Study at Plymouth State University

Plymouth State University is a regional, comprehensive university located in Plymouth, New Hampshire. It is a part of the University System of New Hampshire. It was established as Plymouth Normal School in 1871 and now enrolls more than 4, 000 undergraduate and 1, 000 graduate students every semester. The university comprises of more than 15 academic departments. It offers a wide variety of degrees and programs. Plymouth State's athletic teams are nicknamed the Panthers and compete in the NCAA Division III's Little East Conference. The men's Rugby team won the Division III national championship in 2008. PSU's campus is home to several student clubs and organizations.

Profile of Plymouth State UniversityPlymouth State is found in Plymouth, NH. Plymouth is a self-contained town. The school is a public institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Post-Master's certificate at Plymouth State.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in education and teaching.

Plymouth State Selectivity

Admission to Plymouth State is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 420. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 430 and 530.

Faculty
Plymouth State has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 6, 501 in 2007 at Plymouth State. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

Student Life
Plymouth State offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Little East Conference and Other.

Plymouth State Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching421elementary school teaching, teacher ed, educational administration, teacher education, secondary teaching, early childhood education, school Counselling, educational supervision, . . .
Business and Management194business management, business, marketing, accounting, finance
Liberal Arts107English, social services, history, interdisciplinary studies, social studies, political science, geography, Spanish language, . . .
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy52health and physical education, recreation and leisure studies, athletic trainer, parks and recreation studies
Science41atmospheric sciences, environmental biology, biology, biotechnology, chemistry
Security and Law Enforcement32criminal justice and safety
Therapy and Counselling25psychology
Media25communication studies
Art Studies23art studies
Fine Arts17fine arts
Computer Science and Engineering15information technology, computer science
Architecture and Planning14urban planning
Family and Social Work13social work, public administration
Medical administration11public health Education
Mathematics8mathematics
Music8music
Drama and Performing Arts8drama
Religion and Philosophy3philosophy
Contact: Plymouth StatePlymouth State University

17 High Street

Plymouth, NH 03264-1595

General Phone: (603) 535-5000

http://www.plymouth.edu

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