William Penn University

Oskaloosa, IA

William Penn University

Oskaloosa, IA

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Tuition & Fees

$26,600

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

53%

male

47%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 880
Declined 719
Total Received 1,599
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Private

1,350

undergraduate students

76

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

William Penn University, founded in 1873, is a church-affiliated university. Its 40-acre campus is located in Oskaloosa, 60 miles southeast of Des Moines.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,426
Established in 1873
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Other

Social Networks

40-acre campus in Oskaloosa (population: 11,546), 60 miles from Des Moines. Served by bus; air serves Des Moines; train serves Ottumwa (26 miles). School operates shuttle transportation to Des Moines and Ottumwa.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

William Penn University
201 Trueblood Avenue
Oskaloosa, IA
52577

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
68%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) July 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 880
Declined 719
Total Received 1,599

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

95%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$17,863

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $26,600
Room $3,206
Board $3,970
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $35,076
Average Financial Aid - $17,863
Total with Avg. Aid $17,213

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 641 673-1040
F: 641 673-1115

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Bowling yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes yes
Wrestling yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, billiards, flag football, Frisbee, golf, rugby, softball, table tennis, volleyball, yoga

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Heart of America Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer Software Engineering. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Criminology. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Education, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians, Other. yes
Engineering/Industrial Management. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
History Teacher Education. yes
History, General. yes
History, Other. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Industrial Technology/Technician. yes
Information Technology. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Nursing Practice. yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Psychology Teacher Education. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
Radio and Television. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other. yes
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Management
  2. Psychology
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,426

total students

31%

in-state

69%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

1,350
students

Female
47%
629

Male
53%
721

5%

76
students

Female
46%
35

Male
54%
41

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

1,166
students

Female
43%
505

Male
57%
661

14%

184
students

Female
67%
124

Male
33%
60

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
21%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

12%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Countries most often represented Antigua And Barbuda
Brazil
Canada
New Zealand
South Africa
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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