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Austin Peay State University Student Life

Austin Peay State University is on a 196-acre campus in a suburban setting in Clarksville, Tennessee, not far from Nashville. There are many activities and organizations for Austin Peay State University students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Austin Peay State University also has fraternities and sororities..

Austin Peay State University Housing

Austin Peay State University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year.

Most Austin Peay State University students live off campus. In 2021, 12% of undergrads at Austin Peay State University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 88% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Austin Peay State University. There are 1,803 spots available in on-campus housing for all 9,087 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,088 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Austin Peay State University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Austin Peay State University Athletics

At Austin Peay State University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Austin Peay State University:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Tennis NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Club Teamsheerleading Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Golf NCAA Division 1 Intercollegiate Club Teams

Is Austin Peay State University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Austin Peay State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Austin Peay State University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Austin Peay State University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Austin Peay State University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Austin Peay State University, take Interstate 24 to Clarksville, TN. If you need to fly, book your flight to Nashville International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Tennessee you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Austin Peay State University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Austin Peay State University Students

62%

Women

38%

Men

68%

Full Time

32%

Part Time

84%

In State

16%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

57%

22%

9%

7%

2%

2%

1%

0.27%

0.23%

Undergraduate Students

9,087

Graduate Students

1,185

Non-Resident / International Students

45

Austin Peay State University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

10,272

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

91%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,627

Out-of-State

$14,171

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 4
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