Austin Peay State University Graduate Schools

Austin Peay State University (referred to as Austin Peay State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Clarksville, TN. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Austin Peay State University is $9,841 for Tennessee residents and $14,827 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,185 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,272 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Austin Peay State University (referred to as Austin Peay State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Clarksville, TN. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1947 - Current).
Austin Peay State Directory Information
School NameAustin Peay State University (Austin Peay State)
Address601 College St, Clarksville, TN 37044
Phone931-221-7011
Webhttps://www.apsu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.apsu.edu/admissions/applicant/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.apsu.edu/financialaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Austin Peay State University is $9,841 for Tennessee residents and $14,827 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,185 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,272 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 81 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 17 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$14,827
$9,841 for Tennessee Residents
Student Population1,185
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs81 graduate programs
(17 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Austin Peay State University is $9,841 for Tennessee residents and $14,827 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $457 for Tennessee residents and $734 for out-of-state students.
Austin Peay State University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Austin Peay State University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)17 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Austin Peay State University is $9,841 for Tennessee residents and $14,827 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.08% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Tennessee ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$7,686$1,529$20,268$1,529
2018-2019$7,920$1,425$20,502$1,425
2019-2020$8,100$1,583$13,086$1,583
2020-2021$8,100$1,583$13,086$1,583
2021-2022$8,226$1,615$13,212$1,615
The graduate school tuition & fees of Austin Peay State is inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Tennessee. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Tennessee graduate tuition is $21,780 (public) / $19,072 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Austin Peay State University$9,841$14,827
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Tennessee Graduate Schools$16,508$19,291
Public$11,363$21,780
Private$19,072
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $20,426 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Austin Peay State University. On-campus living costs are increased by 9.34% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $20,494. Off-campus living costs are increased by 14.48% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$10,223$4,538$10,223$4,538
2018-2019$10,699$4,538$10,699$4,538
2019-2020$11,542$6,317$11,542$6,317
2020-2021$12,120$6,562$11,340$6,562
2021-2022$12,056$8,370$12,124$8,370
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $457 for Tennessee residents and $734 for other students at Austin Peay State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 0.96% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tennessee ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$427$1,126
2018-2019$440$1,139
2019-2020$450$727
2020-2021$450$727
2021-2022$457$734

Graduate Programs at Austin Peay State

Austin Peay State University offers 36 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 556 students have completed their study at Austin Peay State University.
Offered Degrees at Austin Peay State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree204493
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship201
Post Bachelor's Degree121154
Post Master's Degree218
Total3616556
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Austin Peay State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Organizational Leadership program with 15 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 77 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 1 completers.
Austin Peay State University offers 36 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 556 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 493 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 54 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 8 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 25 completers-
Mass Communication/Media Studies25-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 64 completers-
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration64-
Education [+] (1 completers) 160 completers$40,700
Education47$40,700
Curriculum and Instruction22$43,800
Educational Leadership and Administration77-
Reading Teacher Education14-
English Language and Literature [+] 7 completers-
English Language and Literature7-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 36 completers-
General Studies36-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences14-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 13 completers-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness13$39,600
Psychology [+] 18 completers-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology18-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 27 completers-
Social Work27$36,800
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 14 completers-
Music14-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 86 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management21-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor24-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse41$82,500
Business [+] (1 completers) 21 completers-
Business Administration and Management21-
History [+] 5 completers-
History4-
Military History1-
Total493
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 1 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration1-
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
Counseling Psychology0-
Total1
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 1 completers-
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration1-
Education [+] (3 completers) 2 completers-
Educational Evaluation and Research0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor2-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 0 completers-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] (1 completers) 8 completers-
Biometry/Biometrics8-
Psychology [+] (1 completers) 5 completers-
Applied Psychology5-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Music0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management0-
Business [+] 38 completers-
Research and Development Management15-
Project Management8-
Organizational Leadership15-
Total54
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 6 completers-
Education6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing2-
Total8

Graduate Student Population at Austin Peay State

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,185 students enrolled into Austin Peay State University graduate schools where it has total 10,272 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 369 full-time and 816 part-time graduate students. By gender, 389 male and 796 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,185389796
Full-time369125244
Part-tme816264552
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 789 White (66.58%), 216 Black/African American (18.23%), 35 Hispanic (2.95%), 17 Asian (1.43%), and 128 students with other races. 49 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,185389796
American Indian/Native American330
Asian17611
Black/African American21667149
Hispanic351223
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White789243546
Two More541737
Un-Known22913
Non-resident Alien493217
Austin Peay State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 770 graduate students (64.98% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 236 graduate students (19.92% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,185
Enrolled Online Exclusively770
Enrolled Some Online Courses236
Not in Online Courses179
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Austin Peay State University. 288 students are aged 20 to 24 (24.30% of total students), 85 students are aged above 50 (7.17%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Austin Peay State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,185389796
Age 20-211257
Age 22-2427696180
Age 25-2925080170
Age 30-3422978151
Age 35-3914039101
Age 40-4919357136
Age 50-64813150
Over 64431

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