Austin Peay State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Austin Peay State University is a medium four-year, public school with 10,600 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1927 and is one of the 5 schools located in Clarksville, Tennessee.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
45
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, and postmaster certificate are available at Austin Peay State University.

Austin Peay State University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 45 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, General Studies, Nursing, and Communication and Journalism. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
67%
The student retention rate at Austin Peay State University is relatively low at 67% (close to Tennessee average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Austin Peay State University is low - 31%. Roughly 15% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Austin Peay State University is reasonably decent -- 19:1. Read more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,900
Average tuition cost is high, about $19,600 per year. The additional fees at Austin Peay State University not covered by tuition are roughly $1,300; which makes it a total of $20,900 annually.

Read the details about Austin Peay State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
83%
As reported in recent government data, 3,342 applications were submitted and 2,790 were accepted; so it is easy to get admitted at this school.

This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Austin Peay State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,600
Austin Peay State University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Austin Peay State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Austin Peay State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,500 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low: roughly $4,600 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Austin Peay State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Austin Peay State University seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Austin Peay State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Austin Peay State University, 601 College St, Clarksville, Tennessee 37044, USA
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