Austin Peay State University is a comprehensive state-assisted university with enrollment of 8,600 students. An integral part of Clarksville, TN, a rapidly growing city of more than 100,000 located 45 minutes northwest of Nashville, APSU is the fastest growing university in TN. APSU is one of 46 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents system and is the state university for the liberal arts, has two centers of excellence in the arts and field biology and four chairs of excellence: creative arts, business, free enterprise and nursing. Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Life, and Disability Insurances, 401K, Tuition Assistance. Generous annual leave, sick leave and retirement are fully paid by the institution.