Tuition & Fees

$7,995

$23,991

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
6%
500-599
50%
400-499
44%
500-599
56%
400-499
44%
30-36
8%
24-29
22%
18-23
48%
12-17
22%
30-36
1%
24-29
21%
18-23
43%
12-17
35%
30-36
3%
24-29
24%
18-23
61%
12-17
12%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1
18

teacher

students

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Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,570
Declined + 702
Total Received 6,272
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Public

9,513

undergraduate students

831

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Health/human Performance
  3. Computer Science/information Technology
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Codes

SAT 1028
ACT 3944

Fun Facts

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School Facts

Austin Peay State, founded in 1927, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 210-acre campus is located in Clarksville, 45 miles northwest of Nashville.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 10,344
Established in 1927
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Clarksville, TN

210-acre campus in Clarksville (population: 146,806), 45 miles northwest of Nashville; branch campus in Fort Campbell, KY. Served by bus; air serves Nashville. Public transportation serves campus.

Austin Peay State University
601 College Street
Clarksville, TN 37044

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
17%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
48%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
11 fraternities 7% of male students
 
9 sororities 8% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
6%
500-599
50%
400-499
44%
500-599
56%
400-499
44%
30-36
8%
24-29
22%
18-23
48%
12-17
22%
30-36
1%
24-29
21%
18-23
43%
12-17
35%
30-36
3%
24-29
24%
18-23
61%
12-17
12%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 9
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some

Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,570
Declined + 702
Total Received 6,272

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Amy Corlew
Director of Admissions
P: 800 844-2778 (out-of-state)
F: 931 221-6168
admissions@apsu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $22,125,171
State $4,784,194
Institutional
Other external
Total $26,909,365

Non-need-based

Federal
State $10,467,355
Institutional $3,861,097
Other external $12,970,600
Total $27,299,052

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Ohio Valley Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)
Mascot
The Governors
School colors
red and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Advanced Studies in Teaching/Learning
Agriculture
Art
Biology
Business
Chemistry
Communication Arts
Computer Science
Computer Science/Quantitative Methods
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Education
Educational Leadership
Engineering Technology
English
Finance
Foreign Languages
General Studies
Geosciences
Guidance/Counseling
Health
Health Care Administration
Health/Human Performance
History
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Interdisciplinary Studies
Leadership/Organizational Administration
Liberal Arts
Management
Management Technology
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Laboratory Science
Medical Technology
Military History
Music
Nursing
Philosophy/Religion
Physics
Political Science
Professional Science
Professional Studies
Psychological Science
Public Management
Radiologic Technology
Reading
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Teaching
Theatre/Dance
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Undergraduate

92%

9,513
students

Female
58%
5,513

Male
42%
4,000

Graduate

8%

831
students

Female
71%
589

Male
29%
242

undergraduateFull-time

73%

6,956
students

Female
60%
4,122

Male
40%
2,834

undergraduatePart-time

27%

2,557
students

Female
55%
1,391

Male
45%
1,166

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
21%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

96%

Transfer applicants accepted

66%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 9

Spring: December 15

Summer: May 22

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 19
Countries most often represented Canada
Germany
Saudia Arabia
Spain
Sweden
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Marissa Chandler
Director of Study Abroad and International Exchange
931 221-6851
chandlerm@apsu.edu

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