Founded in 1871, Plymouth State University is located in the idyllic city of Plymouth in the heart of New Hampshire, less than 2 hours away from the center of Boston. As a state university of New Hampshire it offers a great number of academic opportunities for students, as well as enjoyable student life and activities. Bachelor’s and master’s degree options are available, varying from arts to business to health sciences with very qualified professors and high quality facilities.
A beautiful campus and approximately 6,500 students from a variety of countries ensures there is much to experience. The university also offers more than 120 student clubs and organizations for spending time outside the classroom. The campus is only an hour from the Blue Hills Ski Resort and also has it also has a bus connection to the center of Boston.
The university’s athletic events are often a great way to enjoy the school spirit, especially the hockey team, which often is ranked among the top in the country.
For students interested in additional funding, PSU offers a good amount of small work opportunities on campus to earn a little extra cash. Such opportunities may include working in the school library or selling tickets at the ski resort.
• Location: Plymouth, New Hampshire
• University’s website: http://www.plymouth.edu
• Students: ca 6,500
• Student-teacher ratio: 16:1