Type: Public university
Established:1927; 95 years ago
Academic affiliations: Space-grant
Endowment: $22 million
President :Michael J. Licari
Location: Clarksville, Tennessee, United States.
Austin Peay State University (/piː/) is a public university in Clarksville, Tennessee. Standing on a site occupied by a succession of educational institutions since 1845, the precursor of the university was established in 1927 and named for then-sitting Governor Austin Peay, who is further honored with “Governors”, the name of the university’s athletic teams.
Affiliated with the Tennessee Board of Regents, it is now governed by the Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees as of May 2017. The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and, in 2012, was the fastest-growing university in Tennessee. In 2019, Austin Peay officially hit 11,000 students enrolled.
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Is Austin Peay State University a d1 school?
The athletics department of Austin Peay University provides educational and competitive opportunities at the NCAA Division I level for student-athletes.
Is Austin Peay a good college
Austin Peay State University is ranked #44 in Regional Universities South. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence.