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At Austin Peay, we are large enough to offer you a broad range of educational and
social options, but small enough to treat you as an individual. That’s because we
provide all of the resources of a big university, with a small college feel. We serve
a large population of diverse students with several degree options at the associates,
bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. Many of these degrees can be pursued on
campus and online. Austin Peay also is working to support the region’s economic growth with several
new programs that cater to the employment needs of local industries and the surrounding
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.
As Tennessee's youngest city by median age, APSU is surrounded by a thriving community,
named as 2019's #1 Best Place to Live in America by Money Magazine. Set against the
Cumberland River, Clarksville offers outdoor activities, great restaurants, and local
theatre. Not to mention, we're just 45 minutes from Nashville.
Don Mathis's 1966 class ring from Austin Peay State College was a cherished memento until he lost it in the 1970s - but 45 years later, the ring was unearthed in Kansas City, Missouri and returned to its owner.
Students throughout Tennessee will need experienced and knowledgeable English as a Second Language instructors in the coming years, and Austin Peay State University is helping to meet these needs through the Eriksson College of Education's Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) degree and certificate programs.