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Austin Peay State University, founded in 1927, is a public, comprehensive university and is the designated liberal arts university in the Tennessee Board of Regents system. Its distinctive centers of excellence are the areas of creative arts and field biology. The school's outstanding students are eligible to participate in the President's Emerging Leaders Program, preparing them for leadership careers in business and the community by providing mentors and by special curricular and extracurricular offerings. Austin Peay State's 210-acre campus is located in Clarksville, 45 miles northwest of Nashville.

Website: www.apsu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
9,871
Undergraduate
Students
(58.7%) 5,794 Women
(41.3%) 4,077 Men
1,083
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
94% of 7,704 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.25
SAT Math
470-570 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
551 average
490-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $27,059
Out-of-state: $32,603
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,303
Out-of-state: $13,847
Room and Board
$11,114
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
$11,039
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$25,279
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
371
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
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Campus Life

Clarksville Population
142,519
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Nashville
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students in College Housing
16% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Governors
Sororities
7% of women participate
Fraternities
6% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.5% Asian
22.1% Black/African-American
7.7% Hispanic/Latino
6.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
59.2% White
2.5% Unknown
International Students
0.6% from 23 countries
First-Year Students Returning
66.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
25.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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