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.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
9,087
Undergraduates
3,535
Men - 38.9%
5,553
Women - 61.1%
1,185
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
91% of 7,346 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.3
SAT Math
455-570 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
463-618 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
19-24 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $28,731
Out-of-state: $34,275
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,761
Out-of-state: $14,305
Room and Board
$10,350
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
$5,905
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$24,611
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
12%
10-19
38%
20-29
29%
30-39
11%
40-49
5%
50-99
5%
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Clarksville Population
161,247
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Nashville
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
12% of all students
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Sororities
6% of women participate
Fraternities
4% of men participate
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International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
68.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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