Austin Peay State University

Clarksville, Tennessee
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  • Public
    4 year
  • 1:19
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 9%
    Transfer Student Ratio
Austin Peay State University is a moderately selective institution in Clarksville, northwest of Nashville. Austin Peay continues to be the fastest-growing university among the Tennessee Board of Regents system. Austin Peay is a Master’s Medium institution in the Carnegie Classification System. Austin Peay combines a solid foundation in the liberal arts with strong professional programs. The university emphasizes disciplines in the arts, as well as professional programs.
Over 173,500 courses transfer into Austin Peay State University
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Total Faculty 355
Total Enrollment 10,111
Programs 292
Courses 3,105
Transfer Agreements 13 incoming
Equivalencies 173,797 incoming
12,342 outgoing
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Financial Information

Scholarships and Financial Aid:
President's Community College Transfer Scholarship
Tuition and Fees:
12 Credit Hours/per semester in-state $3,750.50; 12 Credit Hours/per semester out-of-state $11,166.50
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Information for Transfer In Students

Adult Degree Completion Programs:
AS in Liberal Arts; BS in General studies with a focus in one of the following: Arts, Humanities, Health, Social and Behavioral Science, STEM, Organizational Management and Multi-Disciplinary
Credit for Prior Learning:
Portfolio Assessments, ACE-Military, ACE-Workforce, Excelsior Exams, DANTES/DSST Exams, CLEP, ACT, SAT, Challenge Exams, International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement, NCCRS, Certified Professional Secretary/Certified Administrative Professional
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Additional Information

Adult Learner Focused Institution:
Veteran Friendly:
Student Services Extended Hours:
The Adult and Nontraditional Student Center has extended evening and weekend hours.
The APSU Child Learning center serves children from 2-5 years of age.
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Transfer Application Requirements

Minimum GPA:
GPA requirements are based on the number of quality hours attempted: 11 or less: no minimum 12-29: 1.50 GPA 30-47: 1.80 GPA 48-65: 1.90 GPA 66 and greater: 2.0 GPA
Official Transcripts:
Official transcripts from all previous colleges/universities attended and high school of graduation must be sent directly form the previously attended institution/school to the APSU Office of Admissions, regardless of credit received.
SAT/ACT Scores:
Not required for admission consideration.
Letters of Recommendation:
Not required for admission consideration.
Not required for admission consideration.
Application Fee:
Yes, a one time $15 nonrefundable application fee is required with the application.
Not required for admission consideration.
Associates Degree Required:
Not required for admission consideration.
Other Requirements:
All transfer students must be in good academic standing (not suspended from) with the last institution attended. Students who have not completed college level English or Math will be asked to take the COMPASS assessment.
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Transfer Credit Policy

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Austin Peay State University

601 College St
Clarksville, Tennessee 37044
Main Phone:
(931) 221-7661
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Transfer Admission Contact:
John Sammons
Transfer Coordinator, Transfer Center, Admissions
(931) 221-7280
Transfer Services Contact:
John Sammons
Transfer Coordinator, Transfer Center, Admissions
(931) 221-7280
Veterans Services Contact:
Jasmin Linares
Coordinator of Military Student Center; Military Education Task Force
(931) 221-1685
Adult Learner Contact:
Amy Corlew
Director of Admissions, Office of Admissions
(931) 221-7661
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Branch Campuses/Additional Locations

Austin Peay State University Center @ Fort Campbell
Fort Campbell Bastogne Avenue
Fort Campbell, Kentucky 42223
(931) 221-1400
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Last updated on 1/18/2019 by AcademyOne.