Go back
Students riding bicycles on the greenway
Christaine Patton
Christaine Patton
Broadcast Media

“Going back to school with a daughter is challenging but rewarding. I really want to set an example for my daughter and show her that it doesn’t matter what you go through in life.”

Jason Chavez-Rivas
Jason Chavez-Rivas
Biology

“I’ve grown up here, so Austin Peay was a popular landmark. My dad and brother went here, so I knew this was a good option.”

Katie Boyer
Katie Boyer
Graphic Design

“I think what is so special about Austin Peay is the number of opportunities you are given. There are so many things I’ve done here that I would have never thought I would be able to.”

Explore Majors
and Programs

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.

Explore our academic programs
Students sit around a laptop looking at potential programs

 

 

student in art studio with clay
College of Arts and Letters
Explore
students in PPE working in the lab
College of Behavioral and Health Sciences
Explore
student inside trading center
College of Business
Explore
Makayla Boisseau works in school room
Eriksson College of Education
Explore
students work in lab with fire experiment
College of STEM
Explore
Graduate student Brian Dunn receives recognition for paper
College of Graduate Studies
Explore

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.

Schedule a Campus Tour
Conference attendees
APSU business faculty and students present at regional conference

The Society of Business, Industry, and Economics (SOBIE) academic conference brought universities together to promote peer-reviewed research and student research at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

PHOTOS: ROTC celebrates this year's graduates during commissioning ceremony
PHOTOS: ROTC celebrates this year's graduates during commissioning ceremony

The ROTC program at Austin Peay ended the school year with the commissioning of 29 new Army officers on Friday, May 6, 2022, in the Clement Auditorium. Maj. Gen. Joseph McGee, commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, was the keynote speaker.

Mount Olive Cemetery Historical Preservation Society, Austin Peay land Preds Foundation Helper Grant
Mount Olive Cemetery Historical Preservation Society, Austin Peay land Preds Foundation Helper Grant

Austin Peay State University and the Mount Olive Cemetery Historical Preservation Society recently worked together to secure a $10,000 Helper Grant from the Nashville Predators Foundation.

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

Read More
students on campus in hammock in summer
May
9
Summer Classes Begin
Date: May 9, 2022
Time: --
Location: --
summer scenic
May
12-13
Track & Field at Ohio Valley Conference
Date: May 12-13, 2022
Time: see schedule
Location: Murray, Kentucky
May
11-13
Softball at OVC Tournament
Date: May 11-13, 2022
Time: see schedule
Location: Oxford, Alabama
May
13-15
Baseball at Tennessee Tech
Date: May 13-15, 2022
Time: see schedule
Location: Cookeville, Tennessee
May
21
Governors Orientation
Date: May 21, 2022
Time: see schedule
Location: MUC Lobby