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Music Performance

“Austin Peay has helped push me to be better and push for bigger and better things. I think Austin Peay has a great music department for that.”

Hunter Burkhart
Hunter Burkhart
Nursing

“The program at Austin Peay has been great for building my confidence and showing me that Austin Peay nurses really do make some great nurses.

Katherine Alba
Katherine Alba
Business Management

“I feel very prepared to take on whatever I need to do next. Whenever my next duty position is going to be or wherever I go, I feel completely prepared that I'm going to be able to do well and excel wherever I go.”

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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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Austin Peay adds Minecraft camp to its Google-backed summer coding camps
Austin Peay adds Minecraft camp to its Google-backed summer coding camps

The most popular of Austin Peay State University's summer coding camps - "Learning Programming with Minecraft" for middle schoolers - filled up within days of registration opening.

First-ever Rock Band Camp coming this summer to Austin Peay’s Community School of the Arts
First-ever Rock Band Camp coming this summer to Austin Peay's Community School of the Arts

Austin Peay State University's Community School of the Arts will host its first-ever Rock Band Camp this summer.

Austin Peay professor selected for National Endowment for the Humanities’ Zora Neale Hurston institute
Austin Peay professor selected for National Endowment for the Humanities' Zora Neale Hurston institute

Austin Peay State University's Dr. Paula White is one of 25 scholars selected for a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute that will explore the works of Zora Neale Hurston.

Who was Austin Peay? Learn more about what separates APSU from other schools in the area!

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