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Austin Peay State University
  • 4 Year
  • CLARKSVILLE, TN

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Austin Peay State is a public university located in Clarksville, Tennessee. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 6,161 undergraduate students. The Austin Peay State acceptance rate is 91%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, and Nursing. Graduating 48% of students, Austin Peay State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,200.

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601 COLLEGE ST
CLARKSVILLE, TN 37044
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About Austin Peay State...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Ohio Valley Conference

Austin Peay State University Rankings

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Austin Peay State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
91%
Application Deadline
August 15
SAT Range
960-1140
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$14,967 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,430 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 81 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 103 responses
49%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 103 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    56%
  • On Campus
    22%
  • Online
    22%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,161 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,926
Undergrads Over 25
23%
Pell Grant
58%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 64 responses
  • Average
    36%
  • Helpful
    31%
  • Kind
    13%
  • Motivated to learn to advance there education
    13%
  • Obnoxious
    5%
  • Outgoing
    2%
  • Somewhat indifferent
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
59%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 116 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 138 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 72 responses
  • Let's Go Peay!
    81%
  • Pride
    7%
  • Peay Pride
    4%
  • Sub-standard
    4%
  • Dedicated
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
48%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 56 responses

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