Middle College at Austin Peay State University

Middle College is a unique collaborative program between CMCSS and Austin Peay State University. This program enables junior and
senior high school students to complete a high school education while receiving direct and invaluable access to free college courses at
the same time. Through grants and scholarships, Middle College students are not required to pay tuition nor do they incur the expense of
college textbooks. School system transportation is not provided for students who attend Middle College.

Middle College Admission Requirements:

– CMCSS Student
– 2.85 GPA or higher
– Maturity for a college environment
– Good attendance and behavior
– On track to graduate

Information Sessions

In January, representatives from Middle College, TCAT, and NSCC will host additional information sessions for students wishing to learn more about these options.  These informational sessions will take place during the school day for students who register using this link.  

A parent information session will take place on January 23, 2019 at 5:30PM at Central Services South. 

Apply here:

MC Application Form

The following programs are offered at Middle College:

Transitional Middle College Pathway

  • Students who complete both their junior and senior years in the transitional pathway will earn a minimum of 30 hours of college credit.
  • JUNIORS will be required to take one college class during the fall semester and two college classes during the spring semester.
  • SENIORS will be required to take three college classes during the fall semester and four college classes during the spring semester.

Associate Degree Pathway

  • Students who complete both their junior and senior years as Associate Degree Pathway students will earn both a CMCSS high school diploma and an APSU Associate Degree.
  • Students accepted into this pathway will be required to take classes during the summers between their sophomore-junior year and junior-senior year.
  • An additional placement test will be required to admit MC students into this pathway.