94%

Acceptance Rate

$8,212

Avg.Financial Aid

003478

FAFSA Code

About Austin Peay State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

10,954

Website

www.apsu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Austin Peay State University is a public institution that was established back in the year 1927 and the university was named after the Governor of Tennessee of that time named ‘Austin Peay’. This accredited university stands on the site that is for the last 180 years or above has been used for educational purposes.

Teachings at Austin Peay State University are oriented in a way that makes students constructive and productive citizens. The University aspires to contribute to the economic social and cultural development of the region. To augment creativity, communication skills, and leadership, APSU offers programs in undergraduate, graduate, and student support. Some fundamental academic divisions at Austin Peay State University(APSU) are College of Arts and Letters, College of Business, College of Behaviour and Health Sciences, and College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics(STEM).

The university is located in Clarksville, Tennessee, and its campus is over 169 acres. The university provides various degree programs both on campus and on online platforms. It currently has around 10,344 students enrolled in various programs within the university.

The student-faculty ratio of the university is around 18:1 while the acceptance rate is 90%, which means per 100 students, 89 students get admitted to the university. The university offers various facilities and activities to entertain its students such as the polar plunge in the outdoor pool, tug-of-war, various organizations and clubs, athletic events, security, housing, and dining.

The online education provided by APSU offers various programs for the students. The programs offered are exclusively online and can be helpful in earning an accredited degree from anywhere around the world.

The university follows a flexible online curriculum and provides convenient credit transfer. The online program consists of Associates, Bachelors, and Master’s degree level programs.

APSU Accreditation

APSU is accredited by the regional body for accreditation in the Southern States “Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges”.

Based on this accreditation APSU can accordingly award Associate, Baccalaureate, Master’s, Education Specialist, and Doctorate degrees. APSU also has programs accredited by Program Accreditation agencies which are on the Tennessee Higher Education Commission’s list of approved accreditors.  

Location & Contact

Address

601 College St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9312217011
Fax: 9312217614
Request Info

Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. The two popular publications, US News and Forbes, are among the most trusted publications when it comes to the rankings of an educational institution. The ranking of a university plays an important role in helping a prospective candidate choosing the right university. It helps them assess the university's performance based on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. However, it is to be noted that Austin Peay State University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings by these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

94%

SAT Range

958 - 1178

ACT Range

19 - 24

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Neither required nor recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Austin Peay State University wishes to instill a habit of critical thinking in students, synchronously helping them gain skills and knowledge. The admissions process at the university is simple and easy.

Steps to Apply:

  • Apply online with the application fee is $25.
  • Submit SAT/ACT scores to APSU’s office of admission.
  • Send an official copy of the academic transcript.to the office of admission.
  • Take the placement test for programs and degrees that require this test. 
  • Apply for financial aid.
  • Submit medical forms to verify immunization.

 

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$13,331

Average Annual Cost

$6,576

Books And Supplies

$1,550

Other Fees

$1,583

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,699

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,538

Total One Year Cost

$24,946

From the above table, it is clear that the CU undergraduate average annual cost is $6,576. The students also need to budget for other expenses which include the following:

APUS room and board amounting to $10,699 while books and supplies amount to $1,550.

The total one year cost for undergraduate students is $24,946.

For any further information about tuition and ways to pay, we suggest you follow our tuition and programs page or the university's official website.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

18:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

67%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

47%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$329

Faculty Overview

51%

Male Professors

49%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

361 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

175 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

146 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

116 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

114 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

97 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

82 Graduates

Psychology, General

81 Graduates

Social Work

72 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

66 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

66 Graduates

Biology, General

56 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

56 Graduates

Agriculture, General

46 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

40 Graduates

Engineering Technology, General

37 Graduates

Political Science and Government

37 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

36 Graduates

History

33 Graduates

Chemistry

26 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

21 Graduates

Sociology

18 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

16 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

13 Graduates

Music

12 Graduates

Mathematics

11 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

11 Graduates

Physics

9 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

8 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

7 Graduates

Marketing

7 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

5 Graduates

Philosophy

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

9,871

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

51%

Full-time

71%

Part-time

29%

Students Gender

Male

41%

US National: 44%

Female

59%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

59% White

2% Unknown

22% Black

8% Hispanic

7% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

9%

Out Of State

91%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$52,473 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

17%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,800/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,800/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,800/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

The Governors

School Colors

red and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Ohio Valley Conference

Total Male Athletes

183

Total Female Athletes

109

Intramural Sports

13

Sports Club

8

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Beach Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by APSU. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $11,542 per year for living on campus. Austin Peay State University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at APSU costs around $3,800 per year. The university has enrolled around 42% male and 58% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$29,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$34,900/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$15,301

$32,274

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$159 - 335

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

95%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,212

Students Receiving Federal Grants

57%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,886

Students Receiving State Aid

85%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,410

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

22%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,951

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$11,127

$30K - $48K

$9,681

$48K - $75K

$5,751

$75K - $110K

$4,608

> $110K

$4,208

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$28,205,700

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$30,838,262

Acquiring education can be quite expensive for a lot of people. To help students avoid these obstacles, the Austin Peay financial aid programs are established to provide the students with much needed financial assistance in various forms which includes federal work-study, loans, grants, and scholarships.

The students looking for financial assistance must file the FAFSA and receive the Student Aid Report to know the eligibility.

Austin Peay Scholarships federal school code is 003478.

The various Austin Peay Scholarships available for students are Academic Scholarships, APSU Scholarships, Tennessee Promise, and Tennessee Lottery Programs.

The Federal-Aid includes Pell Grant, TEACH Grant, Federal Work-Study, Direct Subsidized Loan, and many more.

The State Aid includes Dual Enrollment Grant, The Helping Heroes Grant, TN Reconnect Grant, TN Hope Foster Child Tuition Grant, and many more.

The Institutional Aid includes the Presidents Emerging Leaders Program (PELP), Presidential Scholarship, and Dean's Scholarship.

The Military Aid includes Post 9/11 GI Bill and Tuition Assistance.


Austin Peay State University Office of Financial Aid

Austin Peay State University
Ellington Building, Room 216
P.O. Box 4546
Clarksville TN 37044

Phone - (931) 221-7907

Toll-Free - (877) 508-0057

Fax - (931) 221-6329

Email - sfao@apsu.edu

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