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On Campus:60%
  • Fall 8/31-12/18
  • Spring 01/25-5/13

Tuition & Payments
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
EVEN - Host campus accepts no more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:

Additional Information
Receive From Canada

Campus Diversity
0%Native/First Nation
0%Hawaiian/Pacific Island
1%Two or more races

Campus Links
Home Page

NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
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Plymouth State University is a comprehensive regional university offering a rich, student-focused learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 4,300 undergraduate and more than 2,200 graduate students. The 170-acre campus offers a New England classic look combined with up-to-date facilities including the Lamson Library and Learning Commons, the Boyd Science Center, and Langdon Woods, a LEED certified, environmentally conscious residence hall.PSU offers nearly 50 undergraduate majors, more than 60 minors, an innovative University Studies program for students still deciding on a major and 75 graduate degree and certificate programs through the College of Graduate Studies.

PSU provides an educational experience that you would expect from a small private school. Small classes taught by dedicated professors, personal attention from faculty and staff, and outstanding opportunities to lead and to serve.

Closed Programs

Audition or portfolio is required for admission to music, theatre and art majors. Upper level education courses may be difficult to access. Please contact NSE coordinator with questions.

Special Options
RA Exchange: Yes

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Anthropology: Anthropology

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Drawing, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Studio Art

Athletics: Athletic Training, Coaching, Exercise Science, Fitness and Sports Science, Health and Fitness Teaching, Physical Education, Sports Management/Administration

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Biotechnology

Business: Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Finance/Banking, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

Communications: Communication, Film, Journalism

Computer Science: System Administration

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice, Legal Studies

Earth Sciences: Atmospheric Sciences, Earth Science, Meteorology, Physical Sciences

Economics: Applied Economics, Economics

Education: Athletic Training Education, Childhood Studies, Early Childhood, Elementary Education, English, Health Education, Junior High/Middle School, Junior High/Middle School Mathematics, Kindergarten Education, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Science, Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Special Education

English: English, Film Studies, Literature, Writing

Environmental Studies: Environmental Biology, Environmental Management, Environmental Sciences

Foreign Language: Chinese (some courses), French, Spanish

General Studies: Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Studies

Geography and Urban Studies: Environmental Planning, Geographic Information Sciences & Emergency Management, Geography

Health and Safety Sciences: Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Health Science, Rehabilitation Sciences, School Health, Wellness

History: History

Hospitality and Tourism: Hospitality Management, Tourism and Travel, Tourism Management

Information Studies: Computer Science, Computer Technology, Information Technology

Mathematics: Actuarial Mathematics, Mathematics

Medieval/Renaissance Studies: Medieval/Renaissance Studies

Performing Arts: Acting, Dance, Dramatic Writing, Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Music Technology, Music Theater, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Design Technology

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy

Political Science: Political Science

Psychology: Psychology

Recreation: Adventure Education, Recreation Leadership, Sports Management

Sociology/Social Work: Social Science, Social Work

Technology: Biological Technology, Computer Technology, Information Technology

Registration Priority
  • According to class standing
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.5 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
  • Prefer students who will live on campus
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Not available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 520 paper, N/A computer or N/A Internet
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • No graduate or post-baccalaureate students
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Plan B: 17 ($763 per additional hour)
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 7/13/2015.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Orientation Fee: $100 Semester Plan B Mandatory

Important Notes: Orientation fee provides NSE students with comprehensive overview of Plymouth State, regional excursion/s, social activities, early on-campus move-in and accompanying meals (fee normally only assessed in Fall)

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $320 per semester.

Financial Aid
Plan B
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
  • Figures are current as of 7/13/2015.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • Double: $4,804 (includes meals)
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $850
  • Proximity to campus: 1
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $1429 per semester for 13 meals per week.

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.