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Elijah Carter, student
Elijah Carter
Sophomore/Computer Science

"I was always interested in computers. I wanted to be one of the the guys behind making them work and computer science was the field I decided would be the best way to do that."

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
Photo of APSU Maynard Math building
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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Woodward Library
APSU celebrates contributions of Woodward Library Society

Last week, The Felix G. Woodward Library celebrated the many contributions of the Woodward Library Society, a support organization for the Austin Peay State University library.

Matt Figger
APSU Men's Basketball, Fort Campbell partner to host Nov. 22 contest

As part of a historic partnership between Austin Peay State University and Fort Campbell, the men's basketball game scheduled for Nov. 22 against Bethel will take place at Shaw Fitness Center on the Fort Campbell military installation.

Cows on campus
APSU begins "legen-dairy" Homecoming tradition

Austin Peay State University began a "legen-dairy" new tradition on Friday, Oct. 20, affectionately known around campus as HomeCowing. That morning APSU Beef Show Team paraded two heifers around campus.

APSU Halloween Pumpkins
Jeffrey Williams Halloween Concert
Date: October 31, 2017
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Mabry Concert Hall
Miss Austin Peay Scholarship Pageant
Miss Austin Peay Scholarship Pageant
Date: November 5, 2017
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Mabry Concert Hall
Day of the Dead Art Exhibit
Date: November 2, 2017
Time: 3 - 5 p.m.
Location: MUC Lobby
Women's Volleyball vs. UT Martin
Date: November 3, 2017
Time: 7 p.m.  
Location: Dunn Center
AP Day
Date: November 4, 2017
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Foy Fitness Center