International Students

Plymouth State University welcomes students from over 25 countries across the world. No matter where you are from you will find your home here.

Applying to PSU

Working on your application to PSU? Here’s what you need to get the job done.

International Financial Certification Forms
Any questions during the application process?

Please contact Sandra McGarr at

“When I decided to move to the United States for college I wanted a school that offered a good education, stunning outdoors, sports, and amazing people. Plymouth State was all of that!”


Admissions Deadlines

If you are interested in applying to PSU, please make sure all pertinent materials are received by our deadlines.

Application Deadlines
  • Fall Semester: June 1
  • Spring Semester: November 1
International Student Deposit Deadlines
  • Priority housing deadline: March 15
  • Fall Semester: July 1
  • Spring Semester: December 1

Merit Scholarships

All students are considered for a merit scholarship based on their GPA at the time of admission. Specific scholarships are given to international students.


Of Students Receive Financial Assistance

Proof of English language proficiency

If you’re from a country where English isn’t the primary language, you must provide evidence of English proficiency.

Students who meet the following English proficiency scores will enter their academic degree program: English proficiency waivers are considered on a case-by case basis.

  • TOEFL score (minimum paper score=530; online score=71),
  • IELTS score (minimum score=6.0 with no band less than 6.0),
  • Duolingo English Test results with a minimum of 100