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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.”

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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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Brad Averitt
Alumnus Brad Averitt named APSU Assistant Executive Director of Alumni and Annual Giving

In this position, which he will begin on July 1, he will oversee the APSU Office of Alumni and Annual Giving.

Transfer student Austin Kerr found purpose, encouragement at his hometown college
Student spotlight: Transfer student Austin Kerr found purpose, encouragement at his hometown college

"I decided to transfer back to my home of Clarksville, and while attending APSU, I was able to find a field that called to me. I think a large reason for being so responsive to computer science was largely due to the accessibility and positivity that shines from a lot of the professors in the department."

Austin Peay coding camp kids pepper Google data center reps with questions
Austin Peay coding camp kids pepper Google data center reps with questions

On the last day of one of the Google-sponsored summer coding camps at Austin Peay, a trio of representatives from the Google data center in Montgomery County stood at the front of the classroom bracing for the youngsters' questions.

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