Plymouth State University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Plymouth State University is 17:1, and the school has 51.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Plymouth State University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; and Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 75.5 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Sciences (biological or physical)
Computer literacy History
Mathematics Social science
English (including composition)
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 17:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 26%
Education 16%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 9%
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 7%
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 7%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Certificate, Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 100%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 100%
Writing in the disciplines 100%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 17.6%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program No
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 76%
4-year graduation rate 40%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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