Average Winter Temperature:
48 degrees F
8 degrees Celsius
Average Summer Temperature:
80 degrees F
26 degrees Celsius
Austin Peay State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and education specialist degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Austin Peay State University. The Commission is to be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support an institution's significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.
Photo: Beautiful Nashville, just 45 minutes from campus!
Who are we?
Austin Peay is a comprehensive university that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs designed to promote critical thinking, communication skills, creativity and leadership. With over 10,000 students, Austin Peay continues to pride itself on promoting diversity, appreciation of all cultures and respect for all persons as well as fostering a positive campus environment that encourages active participation in university life!
• Southeast United States
• Amenities for city living and opportunities for outdoor recreation
• 45 minutes from Nashville, “Music City U.S.A.”
APSU Health and Counseling Services has a professional team of experienced health care providers. Services include primary and preventive care, women’s and men’s health, immunization, allergy shots and individual and group counseling.
APSU ranks as one of the safest campuses in the state of Tennessee.
• 19 to 1 student to professor ratio
• 90% of professors hold a doctorate
or other terminal degree
• More than 56 majors and 63
• Two Centers of Excellence: Center
of Excellence for the Creative Arts
and Center of Excellence for Field
1. Nonrefundable application fee
2. Copy of passport biographical
3. Proof of English proficiency
(minimum TOEFL iBT 61
or IELTS 5.5)
4. Financial support form with
proof of resources
Undergraduates must also submit: official high school transcript translated into English. Official ACT or SAT scores required if needed.
Graduates must also submit official transcripts evaluated by an approved agency and specific admission materials required by your intended program.
CAMPUS SPORTS AND ACTIVITIES
Large fitness center with a swimming pool, indoor track, basketball and tennis courts, and a fitness floor
Students can participate in intramural sports or show their school spirit by attending the college athletic games!
• ESL program—standing strong
• Five starting terms per year:
August, October, January,
March and June
• Conditional admission available
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International students can improve their English language skills through APSU’s English as a Second Language (ESL) Institute. This noncredit intensive academic program is designed for non-native English speakers seeking admission to degree programs at APSU or another university. The curriculum is offered in a small-group setting, allowing for personalized instruction.