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Jonathan Bunton
Jonathan Bunton
Physics/Junior – Earned summer internship with Tesla Inc.

“I’ve come to appreciate that, after just my freshman year, I already knew all of the physics faculty at Austin Peay."

Brittney Washington
Brittney Washington

“Austin Peay is small enough that I can meet people, but it is big enough to offer plenty of opportunities on campus.”

Dominic Critchlow
Dominic Critchlow
Physics/Senior – Exploring new methods for high altitude balloon launches.

“Sending a camera to space is kind of the next best thing to actually going there yourself.”


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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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APSU award Komen grant
APSU earns record amount of external grants

Last year, APSU faculty and staff aggressively pursued outside funding to support research, resulting in a 76-percent increase in external grants over the previous year.

University of Burgos
Austin Peay signs student exchange agreement with Spanish university

Austin Peay State University recently entered into a formal exchange agreement with the University of Burgos, ranked as one of the top institutions of its size among Spanish universities.

APSU observatory
APSU hosting several events for total solar eclipse

University officials have spent the last several years organizing its PeayClipse events. On Aug. 20 and 21, APSU will offer several extraordinary opportunities for individuals to witness the eclipse.

Total Eclipse
Date: August 21, 2017
Time: Activities begin at 8:00 a.m.
Location: Dunn Center/Fortera Stadium
The green man sculpture at APSU
Classes Start
Date: August 28, 2017
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Location: All Campuses

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