Plymouth State University (Plymouth)

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Plymouth State University can be found in Plymouth, NH, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Plymouth has an enrollment of about 4,800 students.

Plymouth State University admits around 80% of students applying. Of those that are accepted, roughly 15% of students attended the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Plymouth Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Plymouth State University was reported as 84.8% in Fall 2020 with over 8,040 applications submitted to Plymouth. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Plymouth State University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 78.8%
  • 2017-2018: 78.8%
  • 2018-2019: 82.4%
  • 2019-2020: 84.8%
  • Projected Plymouth Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 76.5%

How Does Plymouth Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Plymouth is fifty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Colby-Sawyer College89.6%
New England College100.0%
Vermont Technical College67.0%
Saint Anselm College75.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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