Clarksville, TN Colleges

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Clarksville

Clarksville is a city in and the county seat of Montgomery County, Tennessee, and the fifth-largest city in the state. The population was 132,929 in the 2010 United States Census. Clarksville is the ninth-fastest growing city in the nation, of cities with a population over 100,000.

It is the principal central city of the Clarksville, TN-KY metropolitan statistical area, which consists of Montgomery and Stewart counties, Tennessee; and Christian and Trigg counties, Kentucky. It is second-fastest-growing Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in the nation.[citation needed]

The city was incorporated in 1785 as Tennessee's first incorporated city, and named for General George Rogers Clark, frontier fighter and Revolutionary War hero, and brother of William Clark of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Clarksville is the home of Austin Peay State University; The Leaf-Chronicle, the oldest newspaper in Tennessee; and neighbor to the Fort Campbell, United States Army base. Site of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell is located approximately ten miles (16 km) from downtown Clarksville, straddling the Tennessee-Kentucky state line. It is officially Fort Campbell, Kentucky as the base U.S. Post Office is on the Kentucky side of the post. The majority of the acreage of Fort Campbell is within the state of Tennessee.

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Schools in and around Clarksville, TN

Name
Miller-Motte Technical College-Clarksville
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit; $9,000 average out-state tuition; $9,000 average in-state tuition
Daymar Institute-Clarksville
Four or more years; Private for profit; $16,500 average out-state tuition; $16,500 average in-state tuition
Austin Peay State University
Four or more years; Public; $18,768 average out-state tuition; $5,208 average in-state tuition
Queen City College
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
North Central Institute
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Brown Mackie College-Hopkinsville
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit; $10,568 average out-state tuition; $10,568 average in-state tuition
Hopkinsville Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $11,160 average out-state tuition; $3,240 average in-state tuition

Clarksville, TN Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
Dyersburg State Community College Jazz Choir Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017