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
8,117
Undergraduates
3,320
Men - 40.9%
4,830
Women - 59.5%
1,203
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
94% of 6,380 applicants were admitted
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.32
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
18-24 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $30,111
Out-of-state: $35,655
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,761
Out-of-state: $14,305
Room and Board
$11,190
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
$6,316
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$23,888
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
396
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
20%
10-19
40%
20-29
27%
30-39
9%
40-49
1%
50-99
3%
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Clarksville Population
161,247
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Nashville
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
15% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
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Governors
Sororities
6% of women participate
Fraternities
4% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.4%
Asian
2.3%
Black/African-American
21.8%
Hispanic/Latino
11%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
6.4%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.3%
White
53.4%
Unknown
4.4%
International Students
0.6% from 38 countries
First-Year Students Returning
66.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
27.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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