Austin Peay State University Overview
Austin Peay State University is a public institution situated in Clarksville, Tennessee. Clarksville is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
What Is Austin Peay State University Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Austin Peay State University.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
Austin Peay State University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Austin Peay State University has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Austin Peay State University.
Where Is Austin Peay State University?
Contact details for Austin Peay State University are given below.
|Address:||601 College St, Clarksville, TN 37044|
How Do I Get Into Austin Peay State University?
You can apply to Austin Peay State University online at: www.apsu.edu/admissions/applicant/apply
Admission Requirements for Austin Peay State University
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Austin Peay State University?
Approximately 36% of accepted students are men and 64% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 88%, and the acceptance rate for women is 92%.
Average Test Scores
About 2% of students accepted to Austin Peay State University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 513 and 605. Math scores were between 473 and 598.
Can I Afford Austin Peay State University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Austin Peay State University, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $5,699 a year. That adds up to $22,796 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Austin Peay State University is 12.4%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Austin Peay State University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,077 graduate students at the school.
Of the 6,773 full-time undergraduates at Austin Peay State University, 40% are male and 60% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Austin Peay State University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,525|
|Hispanic or Latino||549|
Tennessee students aren't the only ones who study at Austin Peay State University. At this time, 25 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 31 countries are represented at Austin Peay State University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, South Korea, and Germany.
Online Learning at Austin Peay State University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Austin Peay State University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 2nd most popular in Tennessee for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Austin Peay State University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Austin Peay State University was 3.0%. This is the #1,818 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Austin Peay State University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Austin Peay State University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||10%|
|Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology||36%|
|Computer & Information Sciences||9%|
|Computer Software & Applications||53%|
|Computer Systems Analysis||17%|
|Curriculum & Instruction||35%|
|Finance & Financial Management||17%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||16%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||16%|
|Political Science & Government||19%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Austin Peay State University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Austin Peay State University.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Austin Peay State University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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