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William Penn University

Oskaloosa, IA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate58%

William Penn University Academics

William Penn University requires at least 124 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at William Penn University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. William Penn University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, William Penn University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 30% of students who start college at William Penn University complete all the credits required within six years.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: William Penn University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Do I Have To Take At William Penn University?

William Penn University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for William Penn University.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with William Penn University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at William Penn University

When choosing a major, William Penn University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at William Penn University. Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. William Penn University false.William Penn University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About William Penn University

Does William Penn University Offer Learning Disability Services?

🟨 Check with William Penn University directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does William Penn University Offer Online Classes?

✅ William Penn University true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does William Penn University Offer AP Credit?

✅ William Penn University true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does William Penn University Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at William Penn University, check with the school directly.

Does William Penn University Require Internships?

🟨 William Penn University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About William Penn University

William Penn University Library

The main library on campus is the Wilcox Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at William Penn University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

William Penn University offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Iowa State University

•Palmer Chiropractic Drake University Law School


Does William Penn University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

William Penn University does not have any ROTC programs.

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