Austin Peay State University

Clarksville, TN 37044

Located in Clarksville, Tennessee, Austin Peay State University is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The institution is part of The State University and Community College System of Tennessee that operates 10 campuses in Clarksville, Chattanooga, Cleveland, Columbia, Johnson City, Jackson, Murfreesboro, Tullahoma, Blountville, Harriman.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 6220 and 5527 students were accepted.

Austin Peay State University in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $6,216 and fees $1,473. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $21,456 and $1,473 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate66%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. RN to BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 122
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Postbaccalaureate certificate 4
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 67

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Austin Peay State University

Tennessee Technology Center at Ashland City
24.24 miles away
Tennessee State University
38.52 miles away
Tennessee Technology Center
39.12 miles away
Tennessee Technology Center at Franklin
40.61 miles away
Murray State University
54.03 miles away
Western Kentucky University
58.68 miles away
Tennessee Technology Center at Spring Hill
58.88 miles away
Tennessee Technology Center at Columbia
65.21 miles away
Middle Tennessee State University
72.71 miles away
Tennessee Technology Center at Lexington
84.67 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1947 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
04/01/1982 - Current



Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading470 to 561
SAT: Math463 to 563
ACT Composite19 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$9,431
30k to 48k$10,883
48k to 75k$14,828
75k to 110k$16,656
Over 110k$16,378
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $259.00 $894.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $415.00 $1,114.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Non-resident alien

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Tennessee state board of nursing
Austin Peay State University
601 College St
Clarksville, TN 37044

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