Plymouth State University Graduate Schools

Plymouth State University (referred to as PSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Plymouth, NH. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Plymouth State University is $12,060 for New Hampshire residents and $16,234 for out-of-state students. The school has 752 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,491 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Plymouth State University (referred to as PSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Plymouth, NH. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (12/1/1955 - Current).
PSU Directory Information
School NamePlymouth State University (PSU)
Address17 High Street, Plymouth, NH 03264-1595
Phone603-535-5000
Webhttps://www.plymouth.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.plymouth.edu/apply-to-psu
Financial Infohttps://www.plymouth.edu/office/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Plymouth State University is $12,060 for New Hampshire residents and $16,234 for out-of-state students. The school has 752 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,491 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 142 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 5 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$16,234
$12,060 for New Hampshire Residents
Student Population752
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs142 graduate programs
(5 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Plymouth State University is $12,060 for New Hampshire residents and $16,234 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $668 for New Hampshire residents and $829 for out-of-state students.
Plymouth State University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Plymouth State University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)5 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Plymouth State University is $12,060 for New Hampshire residents and $16,234 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 11.57% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
New Hampshire ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$9,288$648$10,710$648
2018-2019$9,450$684$10,890$684
2019-2020$9,630$720$13,680$720
2020-2021$9,830$750$13,800$750
2021-2022$11,160$900$15,334$900
The graduate school tuition & fees of PSU is relatively inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in New Hampshire. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the New Hampshire graduate tuition is $22,056 (public) / $23,066 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Plymouth State University$12,060$16,234
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
New Hampshire Graduate Schools$18,264$22,705
Public$17,054$22,056
Private$23,066
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $14,032 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Plymouth State University. On-campus living costs are increased by 0.59% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $14,032. Off-campus living costs are increased by 0.59% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$10,960$2,234$9,970$2,234
2018-2019$11,300$2,265$11,100$2,265
2019-2020$11,350$2,330$11,350$2,330
2020-2021$11,580$2,370$11,580$2,370
2021-2022$11,580$2,452$11,580$2,452
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $668 for New Hampshire residents and $829 for other students at Plymouth State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 11.13% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
New Hampshire ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$552$631
2018-2019$563$643
2019-2020$573$710
2020-2021$588$746
2021-2022$668$829

Graduate Programs at PSU

Plymouth State University offers 84 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 362 students have completed their study at Plymouth State University.
Offered Degrees at Plymouth State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree404228
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship2012
Doctor's degree - other1025
Post Bachelor's Degree29055
Post Master's Degree12042
Total844362
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Plymouth State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other) program with 35 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Curriculum and Instruction program with 50 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 25 completers.
Plymouth State University offers 84 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 362 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 228 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 25 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 55 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 42 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 3 completers-
Environmental Studies3-
Education [+] (2 completers) 95 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction19-
Educational Leadership and Administration9-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision0-
Educational/Instructional Technology1-
Special Education and Teaching12-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services8-
Elementary Education and Teaching6-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)0-
Art Teacher Education6-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education11-
Health Teacher Education6-
Mathematics Teacher Education1-
Music Teacher Education3-
Reading Teacher Education2-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0-
Social Studies Teacher Education0-
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist11-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 4 completers-
Applied Linguistics4-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences6-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Historic Preservation and Conservation (other)1-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 26 completers-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness17-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science0-
Outdoor Education9-
Physical Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology5-
Psychology [+] 11 completers-
School Psychology11-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 1 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 29 completers-
Health and Wellness1-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management5-
Athletic Training/Trainer10-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling1-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor10-
Public Health Education and Promotion2-
Business [+] 47 completers-
Business Administration and Management38$54,200
Accounting9-
Total228
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 12 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration10-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration2-
Total12
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 25 completers-
Physical Therapy/Therapist25-
Total25
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 0 completers-
Organizational Communication0-
Education [+] 37 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances1-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)35-
Reading Teacher Education1-
Health Occupations Teacher Education0-
Education (other)0-
English Language And Literature [+] 0 completers-
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies (other)0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 2 completers-
Historic Preservation and Conservation (other)2-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 0 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management0-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (other)0-
Physical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Science Technologies/Technicians [+] 0 completers-
Science Technologies/Technicians (other)0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management6-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling3-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling0-
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (other)0-
Dietetics/Dietitian0-
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services (other)0-
Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems (other)1-
Movement Therapy and Movement Education1-
Business [+] 5 completers-
Accounting2-
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations (other)0-
Finance and Financial Management Services (other)0-
Hospitality Administration/Management1-
Organizational Behavior Studies0-
International Business/Trade/Commerce0-
Marketing Research2-
Total55
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 40 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration19-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision21-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)0-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 2 completers-
Fine and Studio Arts Management2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management0-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor0-
Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems (other)0-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations (other)0-
Finance and Financial Management Services (other)0-
Organizational Behavior Studies0-
Marketing Research0-
Total42

Graduate Student Population at PSU

For academic year 2021-2022, total 752 students enrolled into Plymouth State University graduate schools where it has total 4,491 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 392 full-time and 360 part-time graduate students. By gender, 209 male and 543 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total752209543
Full-time392109283
Part-tme360100260
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 581 White (77.26%), 11 Black/African American (1.46%), 25 Hispanic (3.32%), 12 Asian (1.60%), and 123 students with other races. 8 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total752209543
American Indian/Native American101
Asian1248
Black/African American1165
Hispanic251114
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White581147434
Two More844
Un-Known1063373
Non-resident Alien844
Plymouth State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 420 graduate students (55.85% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 152 graduate students (20.21% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total752
Enrolled Online Exclusively420
Enrolled Some Online Courses152
Not in Online Courses180
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Plymouth State University. 132 students are aged 20 to 24 (17.55% of total students), 91 students are aged above 50 (12.10%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Plymouth State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total752209543
Age 20-21101
Age 22-241314487
Age 25-2918145136
Age 30-341063076
Age 35-39862957
Age 40-4915136115
Age 50-64872166
Over 64413
Age Un-Known532

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