APSU

Austin Peay State University

601 College St, Clarksville, United States
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  • Class Notes
    1
  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    0
  • Currently Enrolled
    74
  • Previously Enrolled
    208

Overview of Austin Peay State University (APSU)

About this school

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.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:9,591
    • Men:3,977 (41.5%)
    • Women:5,614 (58.5%)

Location

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Admission Information (APSU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Austin Peay State University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
1
-
History
1
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
August 8
SAT Only
Considered if submitted
August 8
ACT Only
Considered if submitted
August 8
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Not used if submitted
August 8
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
601 College Street
City, State, Zip
Clarksville, TN  37044
Phone
(931) 221-7661
Fax
(931) 221-5994
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 8
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
90% of 7,199 applicants were admitted
Women
92% of 4,500 applicants were admitted
Men
88% of 2,699 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
3,039 (47%) of 6,488 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,760 (43%) of 4,125 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,279 (54%) of 2,363 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.25
375 And Above
19%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
20%
2.00 - 2.49
7%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
527 average |473-598 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
23%
• Score 500 - 600
37%
• Score 400 - 500
27%
• Score 300 - 400
10%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
553 average |513-605 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
6%
• Score 600 - 700
20%
• Score 500 - 600
57%
• Score 400 - 500
17%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |19-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
3%
• Score 24 - 29
22%
• Score 18 - 23
62%
• Score 12 - 17
13%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (APSU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $8,225|Out-of-state: $24,221
  • Room & Board: - $9,170 (60.0996198715428%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,550 (10.158605321798401%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,538 (29.741774806658803%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Austin Peay State University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 7
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003478
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,627 (98.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,394 (85.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,383 (99.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$11,204
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,378 (99.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,532
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 824 (59.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,243
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,175 (85.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
220 (13.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,201

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
6,425 (92.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
5,670 (88.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,858 (85.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$11,135
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,858 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,788
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,692 (76.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,038
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 3,549 (73.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
589 (8.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,026

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
67%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$18,044
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, Members of Minorities, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,402

Academics & Instruction (APSU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


370

Part-Time Faculty


305

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 12% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 38% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 29% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 11% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 5% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 5% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 14% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 32% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 51% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
571,354

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1400
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Austin Peay State University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


67.3%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


38.0%

Programs & Majors (APSU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (30)


  • Agriculture, General
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • General Studies
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Parks and recreation

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Professional Studies, Master of Music, Master of Science, Professional Science Master's, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Social Work, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (35)


  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Laboratory Sciences/Medical Technology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication--General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Database Systems
  • Developmental Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Health Education
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Military and Defense Studies
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Health--General
  • Reading Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management

Campus Life (APSU)

Location & Geography

Population


142,519

Nearest Metropolitan Area


169 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Nashville

Weather


Temperature
26.5 average low in January, 86.5 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
45 mile(s) from campus in Nashville
Nearest Bus Station
Clarksville
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


17% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


83%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Governors
School Colors
Scarlet and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Austin Peay State University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities

Sororities


9% of women participate

Fraternities


7% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


7,065

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
9,591
Women
5,614
Men
3,977

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.6% Asian
  • 22.5% Black/African-American
  • 7.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 6.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 59.8% White
  • 2.1% Unknown

International Students


0.4% from 18 countries

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


872

Student Resources (APSU)

Study resources

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