Plymouth State University Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Plymouth, NH, Plymouth State University is one of the best universities in the state of New Hampshire. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Plymouth State University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Plymouth State University.

17 High Street Plymouth, NH 03264-1595
Phone: (603) 535-2237
Web site:

Rankings: Plymouth State University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.5
Graduation and retention ranking: 93
Average freshman retention rate: 77.8%
6-year graduation rate: 52.8%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 53
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 46.8%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 1.5%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 17:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 70.4%
Student selectivity ranking: 152
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 870-1060
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 4%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 14%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 70.9%
Financial resources rank: 146
Alumni giving rank: 105
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 8.6%

Plymouth State University History

Essential Facts: Plymouth State University

Ranking: #104 Regional University North (2017)
Acceptance rate: 82.00% (2019-20)
Tuition: in-state $11,580 / out-of-state $20,250 (2019)
School colors: Green · White
Mascot: Panther
Founded: 1871

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 59%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 1%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 1%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 60%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 30%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, yearbook