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Out-of-State Admissions

Tennessee MapAn opportunity-filled, career-building, life-changing college experience awaits you in Clarksville, Tennessee. And, if you’re an academic all-star, it’s more affordable than ever.

Big opportunities usually come with a big price tag, especially when you’re an
“out-of-state” student.
Not at APSU.

If you’re an out-of-state high school student with at least a 21 ACT score and 3.0 GPA, you could be eligible for a number of four-year renewable scholarships, including the

Provost’s Out-of-State Scholarship, a yearly tuition discount of almost $16,000;

• Freshman Academic Scholarships, awarded in amounts up to $6,000/year;


• Kimbrough Memorial Scholarship, awarded in amounts up to $2,500/year.1

With a 30 ACT score and 3.0 GPA, you’re automatically eligible to receive both the Provost’s Out-of-State Scholarship and a Presidential Scholarship of at least $5,000, placing your tuition cost for an entire year at $1,918 or less!2

Learn more about the cost to attend APSU

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Apply for admission and admission application-based scholarships1

Email us to explore the opportunities awaiting you at APSU. 

1 Your application for admission IS your application for the Provost’s Out-of-State Scholarship, Freshman Academic (a.k.a. “Presidential”) Scholarship and Kimbrough Memorial Scholarship, all of which are renewable for up to four years. To review and apply for other APSU scholarships, visit and submit the scholarship application.

2  Estimates based on 2012-13 tuition rates for a student completing 15 credit-hours per semester during an academic year. Estimate assumes eligibility for Provost’s Out of State Scholarship and Presidential Scholarship, and does not include room, board, books or other fees. For a comprehensive estimate, visit