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Christopher Trice
Christopher Trice
Sophomore/Social Work

“Because of Austin Peay’s smaller class sizes, I get a chance to have a better connection with my professors and classmates.”

Jessica Sheers
Jessica Sheers

“My hands-on internship experience was more than just shadowing someone; the real work I did solidified my desire to be a nurse.”

Colin Crist
Colin Crist

“Being a part of Austin Peay Army ROTC has shown me that, in order to become a leader, I have to first be a team player and learn to be a follower.”


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At APSU, we are large enough to offer you a broad range of educational and social options, but small enough to treat you as an individual. We offer all of the resources of a large university, with a small college feel. We serve a large population of diverse students with many bachelor’s and master’s degree options that can be pursued on campus, online, and abroad.

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College of Arts and Letters
Nursing student in the lab at APSU
College of Behavioral and Health Sciences
College of business students
College of Business
Student teaching a class at a local grade school
Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education
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College of STEM
Masters degree students at graduation at APSU
College of Graduate Studies


Small Campus. Big Opportunities.

Austin Peay offers the resources of a major university, with a small college feel. You'll get to know people quickly —- including your professors. That one-on-one communication is just part of the friendliness that makes Austin Peay a comfortable place to be.

Clarksville, Tennessee

APSU is surrounded by a thriving community, rich in history and tradition. Set against the Cumberland River, Clarksville offers outdoor activities, great restaurants, and local theatre. Not to mention, we're just 45 minutes from Nashville.

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APSU to receive Veteran Reconnect Grant during Oct. 2 ceremony

APSU to receive Veteran Reconnect Grant, providing funds for the development of new programs designed to promote the success of student veterans, during ceremony on Monday, Oct. 2 at 2 p.m.

Work by Andrew Scott Ross
APSU's CECA announces 2017-18 Tennessee Artist Fellow

The Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts is pleased to announce that Andrew Scott Ross, of Johnson City, is the 2017-18 recipient of the Tennessee Artist Fellowship.

Film Festival
Inaugural Film Genre Festival brings sci-fi classics to APSU

On each Tuesday beginning Sept. 26 and lasting through Oct. 31, a different film will be shown at 5 p.m. in the Art and Design Building, room 120. All screenings are free and include an introduction from the Austin Peay professor who selected the film.

APSU vs. UT-Martin
Date: September 30, 2017
Time: Game Time 6 p.m.
Location: Fortera Stadium
Homecoming parade
Date: October 21, 2017
Time: Game Time 4 p.m.
Location: Fortera Stadium
Family Weekend
Date: September 29, 2017
Time: All day event
Location: N/A
Dr. Lisa Woylnec Faculty Recital
Date: September 21, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: MMC Mabry Concert Hall
College of Business Meet the Firms
Date: September 21, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: UC UC Ballroom