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Zoe Johnson
Zoe Johnson
Music Performance

“Austin Peay has helped push me to be better and push for bigger and better things. I think Austin Peay has a great music department for that.”

Deepesh Subedi
Deepesh Subedi
Nurse Practitioner

“For the people of my parents’ generation, when I go in with my nursing uniform and stethoscope around my neck, and I greet them in Nepali, they’re 10 percent better."

Katherine Alba
Katherine Alba
Business Management

“I feel very prepared to take on whatever I need to do next. Whenever my next duty position is going to be or wherever I go, I feel completely prepared that I'm going to be able to do well and excel wherever I go.”

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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 community.

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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.

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.

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APSU now offers first registered apprenticeship program for teaching in the country

Tennessee is the first state to be approved by the U.S. Department of Labor to establish a permanent Grow Your Own model, with APSU and CMCSS offering the first registered program.

APSU's Uffelman to give Tennessee Historical Society talk on Daughters of the Confederacy

At 5 p.m. on Jan. 18, she'll deliver a free online talk, "The United Daughters of the Confederacy, Confederate Progressivism," as part of the Tennessee Historical Society's special virtual series.

APSU’s New Gallery starts 2022 with Christina A. West’s ‘mere mortals’
APSU's New Gallery starts 2022 with Christina A. West's 'mere mortals'

The New Gallery, with support from The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts and the Department of Art + Design, is pleased to present mere mortals by Christina A. West to continue an engaging 2021-22 exhibition season.

Who was Austin Peay? Learn more about what separates APSU from other schools in the area!

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Martin Luther King Holiday - University closed
Date: January 17, 2022
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Classes Begin
Date: January 18, 2022
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Welcome Back Snack Attack
Date: January 18, 2022
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Location: Einstein's Coffee
GPC Interest Meeting
Date: January 19, 2022
Time: 3:45 p.m.
Location: Claxton 103
Men's Basketball at UT Martin
Date: January 20, 2022
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Martin, Tenn.