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Garrett Coscolluela
Garrett Coscolluela
Senior/Music Education, Performance

"I’m thankful to have spent two years with the Governors’ Own Marching Band and to have been a part of the most visible extension of Austin Peay’s Department of Music."

Sarah Eskildson
Sarah Eskildson ('17)
Sociology, Journalism

“My communication degree will equip me to spread the awareness about human trafficking and advocate to end the injustice.”

Joshua Russell
Joshua Russell
Senior/Criminal Justice

“I had the opportunity to go to any ROTC program I wanted, but I figured why not go to the best and that was Austin Peay.”

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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
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College of Behavioral and Health Sciences
College of business students
College of Business
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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 Feel. 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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MLK Day of Service
APSU volunteers package 8,000 meals for those in need in honor of MLK Day of Service 2018

On just the second day of the Spring 2018 semester, Austin Peay student, faculty and staff volunteers gathered at the Foy Fitness and Recreation Center, packing over 8,000 meals over the course of three hours. The packaged meals collected by Rise Against Hunger will be sent to third-world countries suffering from hunger.

Amanda Walker
Walker appointed to Tennessee Regional Planning Commission

Amanda Walker, director of career services, was recently appointed to the State of Tennessee Regional Planning Commission for the Clarksville-Montgomery County Region.

AP Day
AP Day for prospective students is Feb. 3

High school students interested in knowing more about attending Austin Peay are encouraged to visit during Spring 2018 AP Day on Saturday, Feb 3 and tour campus, meet with academic departments and student organizations and hear from important offices such as admissions, housing and financial aid.

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Men's and Women's Basketball vs. Morehead State
Date: January 27, 2018
Time: 5:15 p.m.
Location: Dunn Center
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AP Day
Date: February 3, 2018
Time: 11 a.m - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Foy Fitness Center
Men's Tennis vs. Chattanooga
Date: January 27, 2018
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Tennis Center
John Douglas Powers: The Four Winds
Date: January 29, 2018
Time: through February 9, 2018  
Location: New Gallery
First Friday
Date: February 2, 2018
Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: MUC Plaza