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Austin Peay State University, one of Tennessee’s fastest-growing public universities, occupies a beautifully pastoral, 180-acre campus in Clarksville, Tennessee. Each year, students from around the world enroll at the school to take advantage of Austin Peay’s diverse offering of associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, in addition to its specialized English language (ESL) program. The University’s faculty and staff make each student a priority, which is why Austin Peay has been nationally recognized for its student-success initiatives. Students thrive on this campus because of its inspiring academic environment, coupled with a focus on extra-curricular offerings. When individuals aren’t in class, they enjoy attending sporting events in 16 different sports and participating in social events and academic student associations. That’s why Austin Peay isn’t simply a university; it’s a community of learners from across the globe.  


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International students working in class together. 

Austin Peay State University offers the resources of a major university with the benefits of a small college campus.  An excellent variety of associates, bachelors, and masters degree programs and an intensive English language (ESL) program provide many options for study. Austin Peay is also nationally recognized for our attention to student success.Our faculty make teaching a priority and are directly available to students. This friendly, personal support makes Austin Peay a unique and comfortable place to learn. Austin Peay offers many educational and social options designed to meet your needs. Special programs for international students welcome you to campus and help you succeed in the classroom.

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Austin Peay is located in Clarksville, Tennessee, in the southeastern United States. A city surrounded by natural beauty, Clarksville offers the amenities of city living with beautiful natural surroundings and many opportunities for outdoor recreation.

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Situated 45 minutes northwest of Nashville, the University is convenient to Nashville International Airport, the excitement of Music City USA and professional hockey and football teams. 

Students will find music, shopping, professional and college sports, and other cultural events on and near to campus. The many opportunities in and out of the classroom will give international students a true American cultural experience.


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