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William Penn University

Oskaloosa, IA

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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. Madison Steinke
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@wmpenn.edu
Phone: 641-673-1012
Fax: 641-673-2113

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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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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 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

1,632
Applied
952
Accepted
1,197
Enrolled
58%
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Female Admissions

675
Females Applied
376
Females Accepted
56%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

957
Males Applied
576
Males Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3
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
Out of state 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 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 485 440 530
SAT Math 480 430 530
ACT Composite 19 16 21

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

26,600
Private
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Fees

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Full-time student fees
7,176
Room & board
3,206
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
Alumni

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

1,197
Total Undergrad students
5%
International Students
53%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.31%
Black or African American 20.46%
White or Caucasian 54.24%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.79%
Asian 1.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.48%
Two or more races 2.78%
Other 5.63%

Gender

Male (53.97%)
Female (46.03%)

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 68%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, PennStock and Campus Beautification Day

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
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Lacrosse No Checkmark Checkmark
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Softball No No No
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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
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Lacrosse No Checkmark Checkmark
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Softball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark

Faculty

153
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 46
Part-time - 107
Male - 72
Female - 81
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