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William Penn University

Oskaloosa, IA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate58%

About William Penn University

William Penn University is a private, religious university in the rural area of Oskaloosa, Iowa. William Penn University was founded in 1873. The college currently enrolls around 1,473 students per year, including 1,404 undergrads.

William Penn University Acceptance Rate 2006

It is not difficult to get into William Penn University. Around 58% of applicants get into William Penn University each year. Out of 1,264 applications received in 2006, 729 students were offered admission.

William Penn University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 58%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.1
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 18%

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William Penn University is located in Oskaloosa, Iowa, near Des Moines.

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College Info

201 Trueblood Avenue Oskaloosa, IA 52577-1799

Campus Setting: Rural

William Penn University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall transfer applications to William Penn University is Continuous processing.

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William Penn University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

800 - 1140


Math SAT Range

420 - 540


Reading SAT Range

430 - 540

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Wondering what life at William Penn University is like? There are approximately 1,473 students enrolled at William Penn University, including 1,404 undergraduate students and 69 graduate students. 92% percent of students attend school full-time, 51% percent are from IA and 49% percent of students are from other states.


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