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Plymouth State University is a public institution situated in Plymouth, New Hampshire. The location of Plymouth State is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

3,659 Full-Time Undergraduates
$11,870 Avg In-State Tuition

Where Is Plymouth State University?


Contact details for Plymouth State are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 17 High Street, Plymouth, NH 03264-1595
Phone: 603-535-5000

Can I Afford Plymouth State?

$11,870 In-State Tuition
79% Take Out Loans
4.9% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time Plymouth State students paid $495 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $865 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $11,870 $20,760
Fees $2,570 $2,570
Books and Supplies $1,310 $1,310
On Campus Room and Board $11,350 $11,350
On Campus Other Expenses $2,330 $2,330

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Plymouth State, approximately 79% of students took out student loans averaging $9,135 a year. That adds up to $36,540 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Plymouth State is 4.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Plymouth State University Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,659 Full-Time Undergraduates
50% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,802 undergraduate students at Plymouth State, with 3,659 being full-time and 143 being part-time.


There are also 846 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,659 full-time undergraduates at Plymouth State, 50% are male and 50% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Plymouth State University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 58
Black or African American 96
Hispanic or Latino 134
White 2,969
International Students 57
Other Races/Ethnicities 345

Geographic Diversity

New Hampshire students aren't the only ones who study at Plymouth State University. At this time, 20 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 27 countries are represented at Plymouth State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nepal, Sweden, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Plymouth State University

360 Took All Classes Online
1,636 Took At Least One Class Online
-7.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,636 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Plymouth State has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Plymouth State

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Plymouth State University was -7.5%. This is the #2,041 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Plymouth State regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Plymouth State University Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
Athletic Training 11 11
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 1 1
TOTAL 12 12


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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