Austin Peay State University: Statistics

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#618 of 2,496 In the United States
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Acceptance rate
91%
Average SAT
1053
Average ACT
22
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
9,087
Graduates
1,185
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
apsu.edu

Austin Peay State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 91% 89% 93%
Applicants 7,346 2,554 4,792
Admissions 6,696 2,263 4,433
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,258 463 795
Freshmen enrolled part time 180 77 103

5,306 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,766 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
16 or 1%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 918
or below

75% of them
had 1188
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Austin Peay State University are 918-1188 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,247 or 87%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Austin Peay State University are 19-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 6102 (60%)
Black or African American 2074 (20%)
Hispanic 830 (8%)
Two or more races 658 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 284 (3%)
Asian 175 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 95 (0.9%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 24 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 10 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,430
Students receiving aid
99%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $6,720$8,100
Tuition in-state $6,720$8,100
Tuition out-of-state $12,264$13,086
Fee in-district $1,583$1,583
Fee in-state $1,583$1,583
Fee out-of-state $1,583$1,583

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,803
Combined charge for room and board $10,290
Room charge $6,200
Meal charge $4,090

Austin Peay State University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's
General Studies 1,040 34 36
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 194 28
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 148 54
Business Administration and Management, General 17 67 32
Mass Communication & Media Studies 96 18
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 102
Psychology, General 97
Social Work 79 16
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 79
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 57 13
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist 68
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 57
Art & Art Studies, General 55
Data Modeling & Warehousing and Database Administration 48
Engineering Technologies & Technicians, General 4 41 1
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 43
History, General 29 11
Education, General 38
English Language and Literature, General 31 5
Agriculture, General 34
Curriculum and Instruction 34
Accounting 32
Computer Systems Analysis & Analyst 32
Political Science and Government, General 32
Music, General 19 12
Chemistry, General 27
Sociology, General 27
Information Technology 26
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 25
Finance, General 23
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer 22
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 21
Reading Teacher Education 20
Computer Science 16
Computer and Information Sciences, General 16
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 16
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management 13
Mathematics, General 12
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 10
Special Education and Teaching, General 10
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 9
Industrial and Organizational Psychology 9
Business & Commerce, General 8
Geology & Earth Science, General 8
Physics, General 7
Military History 4
Philosophy 4
Journalism 1
Grand Total 1,061 1,672 434
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 48% 40% 55%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%
  • Part-time retention rate - 40%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,011
Citations
32,327

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
281 / 3,833
Medicine
172 / 2,222
Psychology
164 / 3,693
Physics
125 / 19,547
Engineering
106 / 2,731
Environmental Science
104 / 1,933
Mathematics
98 / 1,992
Biology
90 / 1,567
Business
88 / 1,140
Computer Science
86 / 947
Chemistry
77 / 635
Sociology
61 / 326
Materials Science
59 / 356
Ecology
53 / 1,299
Political Science
51 / 361
Astrophysics and Astronomy
47 / 19,015
Art & Design
47 / 384
Social Psychology
47 / 1,848
Math Teachers
46 / 350
Demography
42 / 2,227
Education Majors
42 / 599
Health Science
41 / 140
Economics
38 / 241
Child Psychology
28 / 167
History
27 / 40
Geography and Cartography
25 / 262
Applied Mathematics
25 / 1,043
Nursing
25 / 340
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
24 / 233
Public Health
22 / 392
Law
22 / 57
Communications and Public Relations
21 / 308
Marketing
21 / 388
Geology
19 / 157
Clinical Psychology
19 / 756
Gender Studies
18 / 154
Classics and Ancient History
18 / 12
Statistics
18 / 668
Zoology
17 / 193
Healthcare Management (MHA)
15 / 81

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 7 30
1992 6 47
1993 10 40
1994 16 48
1995 13 71
1996 18 81
1997 19 121
1998 19 144
1999 27 133
2000 25 179
2001 7 200
2002 14 195
2003 14 229
2004 10 244
2005 19 320
2006 23 319
2007 28 693
2008 27 1603
2009 21 2107
2010 33 2136
2011 34 2188
2012 38 2107
2013 62 2211
2014 74 2159
2015 80 2291
2016 57 2170
2017 68 1988
2018 68 2031
2019 83 2359
2020 77 2926
2021 95 2935

Austin Peay State University alumni

  1. David Hackworth

    David Hackworth
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1930-2005 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    military personnelsailorjournalist
    Biography

    David Haskell Hackworth also known as Hack, was a prominent military journalist and a former United States Army colonel who was decorated in both the Korean War and Vietnam War. Hackworth is known for his role in the creation and command of Tiger Force, a military unit which was formed in South Vietnam to apply guerrilla warfare tactics against Viet Cong guerrilla fighters.

  2. Chonda Pierce

    Chonda Pierce
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    comedian
    Biography

    Chonda Ruth Pierce, is a Christian comedian often billed as "The Queen of Clean."

  3. A. J. Ellis

    A. J. Ellis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Andrew James Ellis, is an American former professional baseball catcher who is currently a Special Assistant to the General Manager in the front office of the San Diego Padres. Ellis played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies, Miami Marlins, and the Padres, before retiring, following the 2018 season.

  4. Phil Roe

    Phil Roe
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Enrolled in Austin Peay State University
    In 1967 graduated with Bachelor of Science
    Occupations
    obstetriciangynaecologistphysicianpolitician
    Biography

    David Phillip Roe is an American politician and physician who was the U.S. representative for Tennessee's 1st congressional district, serving from 2009 to 2021. He is a member of the Republican Party. From 2017 to 2019, Roe was chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs.

General info

Alternative names APSU
Founded 1927
Motto Find Your Place in the World
Colors red, white
Academic Calendar August to May. Also Summer Session (June to August)
Total FTE staff 1,145
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 601 College St
Clarksville, Tennessee, 37044
United States
City population 167,000
Phone 9312217011
Fax +1 (931) 221 7475

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