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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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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.

World War I exhibit
APSU Woodward Library to host month-long exhibit, lecture and film series on World War I

Felix G. Woodward Library to host a digital, interactive, multilingual exhibit from the Institut français and the French Consulate in Atlanta, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the final year of World War I and the American entry into the war.

Department of History to host symposium on African-Americans and the Civil War on Oct. 27-28

Clarksville's role in the Civil War will be explored as the Department of History and Philosophy and Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center host "Liberation and Reconstruction: Clarksville and Montgomery County, 1860-1880."

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