1,315
Students
Financial aid thermometer
17,782
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
56
56%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Rural
Setting
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Overview

William Penn University is a Comprehensive institution located in Oskaloosa, IA, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address 201 Trueblood Avenue
Oskaloosa, IA  52577-1799
United States
Contact Ms. Kerra Strong
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Email: admissions@wmpenn.edu
Phone: 641-673-1012
Fax: 641-673-2113

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,219
Applied
688
Accepted
1,315
Enrolled
56%
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Female Admissions

382
Females Applied
213
Females Accepted
56%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

837
Males Applied
475
Males Accepted
57%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
2.9
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 450 420 500
SAT Math 470 430 520
ACT Composite 19 16 21

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

24,870
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Fees

730
Full-time student fees
6,952
Room & board
3,102
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

17,782
Avg. Financial Aid Package
17,782
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
6,700
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,600
Avg. Loan Aid
4,500
Avg. Grant Aid
11,300
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
82%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
31%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,315
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
47%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.53%
Black or African American 21.77%
White or Caucasian 55.96%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.9%
Asian 1.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.33%
Two or more races 1.73%
Other 3.86%

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 55%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Campus Beautification Day and PennStock

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
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Most popular organizations:
Greek Council, Biology Club, Education Club, Student Government Association and Computer Club

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Bowling No Checkmark Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No Checkmark Checkmark
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Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Softball No No No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
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Bowling No Checkmark Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No No No
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Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Softball No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

134
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 46
Part-time - 88
Male - 59
Female - 75