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About APSU

With over 50 graduate and 125 undergraduate degree paths, Austin Peay is a major regional provider of higher education. We are proud to offer the country’s first registered apprenticeship for teaching and continuously expand our programs in national security studiesaviation science, and animation.

Cultivating a Culture of Excellence

Austin Peay offers transformational experiences that empower you to make a positive change in the world. Join the ranks of our distinguished alumni like Raven, whose feature film “All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt” captivated audiences at the Sundance Film Festival; Thomas, who discovered four new plant species during a research project; and Roxanne, who organized free mental health services in Clarksville after a devastating tornado.

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Find Your Home at Austin Peay State University

Our classes are designed to fit into your life. At our Clarksville and Fort Campbell campuses, we offer a comprehensive list of courses that accommodate your daily schedule. Have a hectic routine? Our online courses make it even easier to invest in yourself and earn a degree. Whatever your educational needs, we are here to help you succeed.

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Clarksville campus (Clarksville, TN)

Located just 45 minutes from Nashville in downtown Clarksville, Austin Peay offers a comprehensive range of programs, including associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees.

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Fort Campbell campus (Fort Campbell, KY)

Expand your skillset and enhance your career opportunities through the academic programs and convenient class schedules at the Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell. Whether you’re an active-duty military service member, veteran, or civilian, you can earn your associate, bachelor’s, or master’s degree through 7 1/2-week courses that allow you to meet your objectives faster than traditional 16-week semesters.

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Austin Peay State University’s online courses offer an interactive approach to education with a user-friendly platform. Even if you've never taken an online class before, you’ll find our format easy to learn, navigate, and manage. Note that online courses are not self-paced; they begin and end on specific dates with assigned deadlines. As an online student, you’ll have access to advising, library services, student support, and other forms of assistance.

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