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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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Art and Design
Zone 3 to hold alumni reading and film screening event on Oct. 26

On Thursday, Oct. 26, Zone 3, the Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts' literary journal, will welcome two alumnae back to campus for an alumni reading and film screening event.

Music/Mass Communication Building
APSU Percussion Ensemble Halloween Concert returns on Oct. 27

The Department of Music hosts the 33rd annual Percussion Ensemble Halloween Concert on Friday, Oct. 27 with two performances at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Martin Golson
APSU's Golson elected as vice president of national learning center organization

Director of the Academic Support Center at APSU, Martin Golson was elected to serve as vice president of the National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA) for the 2017-18 year.

APSU Women's Soccer
Women's Soccer vs. Morehead State
Date: October 22, 2017
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Morgan Bros. Soccer Field
APSU Symphony Orchestra
APSU Symphony Orchestra
Date: October 29, 2017
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Mabry Concert Hall
Fall Career Day
Date: October 26, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: MUC Ballroom
Campus Tour
Date: October 27, 2017
Time: 9:30 a.m.  
Location: MUC 103 A
G.H.O.S.T. by SGA
Date: October 29, 2017
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Location: Fortera Stadium