Austin Peay State University
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Jenny Hernandez
Jenny Hernandez
Senior, HHP

“When people ask me about Austin Peay, I tell them the truth: I love this campus and it’s the best choice I could have ever made.”

Joshua Rees
Joshua Rees
Foreign Languages (specialization in Spanish)

"My professors at Austin Peay have always asked me to think about how I can take what I’m already good at and use that to help a bigger group of people than I have before."

Alexis Hill
Alexis Hill
Senior, Biology

“Austin Peay has treated me way better than I ever thought it could have, and if I had to do it all over again, I’d still choose to go to this University.”

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At APSU, we are large enough to offer you a broad range of educational and social options, but small enough to treat you as an individual. We offer all of the resources of a large university, with a small college feel. We serve a large population of diverse students with many bachelor’s and master’s degree options that can be pursued on campus, online, and abroad.

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College of Arts and Letters
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College of Behavioral and Health Sciences
College of business students
College of Business
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Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education
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College of STEM
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College of Graduate Studies


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.

APSU is surrounded by a thriving community, rich in history and tradition. 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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Dr. Dwayne Estes
APSU leads national conservation effort with Southeastern Grasslands Initiative

Dr. Dwayne Estes has traveled the country to drum up support for endangered grasslands, prompting the Tennessee Wildlife Federation to name him Conservationist of the Year.

APSU embraces community with Foy Center's new outdoor camp for teens

The camp focuses on getting teens outdoors and offers activities ranging from hiking and biking to rock climbing and caving, all of which are offered in the Clarksville area.

New composter at APSU
APSU part of state's inaugural Food Waste Initiative

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced the first group of participants in Get Food Smart TN - a statewide initiative aimed at reducing food waste.

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Memorial Day - University Closed
Date: May 28, 2018
Time: --
Location: All Campuses
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Govs R.O.W.
Date: June 2, 2018
Time: 7:45 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Morgan University Center
Summer Classes Begin
Date: June 4, 2018
Time: Refer to class schedule
Location: All Campuses
Matt Figger Basketball Camp
Date: June 4-7, 2018
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: Dunn Center
Govs R.O.W.
Date: June 7, 2018
Time: 7:45 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Morgan University Center