William Penn University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#6731 of 14,131 In the World
#1809 of 2,597 In North America
#1722 of 2,496 In the United States
#30 of 39 In Iowa State

Quick Review

Religion
Friends
Acceptance rate
55%
Avg. cost to attend
$21,256 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,276
Graduates
74
Male:Female Ratio
53:47
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
www.wmpenn.edu

William Penn University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 55% 55% 55%
Applicants 1,599 1,038 561
Admissions 880 571 309
Freshmen enrolled full time 341 230 111
Freshmen enrolled part time 3 3

229 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

238 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 752 (56%)
Black or African American 241 (18%)
Hispanic 141 (10%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 75 (6%)
Nonresident Alien 68 (5%)
Two or more races 52 (4%)
Asian 11 (0.8%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 5 (0.4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 3 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$21,256/year
Average aid awarded
$17,641
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $19,257
$30-48K $19,110
$48-75K $20,551
$75-110K $23,566
$110K+ $23,257

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $26,600$10,500
Tuition in-state $26,600$10,500
Tuition out-of-state $26,600$10,500

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 759
Combined charge for room and board $7,176
Room charge $3,206
Meal charge $3,970

William Penn University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's
Elementary Education and Teaching 34
Business Administration and Management, General 33
Psychology, General 24
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 20
Organizational Leadership 18
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 9
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 8
Criminology 7
Information Technology 7
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, Other 6
Education, General 5
Engineering & Industrial Management 4
Human Services, General 4
Sociology, General 4
Mechanical Engineering 3
Public Relations & Image Management 3
Radio and Television 3
Social Sciences, General 3
Visual and Performing Arts, General 3
Accounting 2
Computer Science 2
Computer Software Engineering 2
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 2
History, General 2
Mathematics Teacher Education 2
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 2
Social Studies Teacher Education 2
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 2
Applied Mathematics, General 1
Engineering-Related Technologies & Technicians, Other 1
English Language and Literature, General 1
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 1
Industrial Technology & Technician 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 1
Nursing Practice 1
Technology Teacher Education & Industrial Arts Teacher Education 1
Grand Total 1 207 18
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 37% 26% 58%
  • Full-time retention rate - 61%

Publications & Citations

Publications
18
Citations
121

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
17 / 102
Sociology
9 / 3
History
4 / 1
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
3 / 0
Gender Studies
2 / 0
Classics and Ancient History
2 / 4
Art & Design
2 / 0
Psychology
2 / 96
Computer Science
2 / 19
Media Studies
2 / 2
Art History
2 / 0
Gerontology
1 / 94
Demography
1 / 0
Business
1 / 0
Child Psychology
1 / 94
Human Rights Law
1 / 0
Special Education
1 / 94
Social Psychology
1 / 2
Math Teachers
1 / 0
Management Information Systems
1 / 0
Medicine
1 / 94
Mathematics
1 / 0
Political Science
1 / 4
Philosophy
1 / 0
Software Engineering
1 / 19
Archaeology
1 / 1

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2003 2 2
2004 1 0
2005 1 1
2006 0 5
2007 0 4
2008 0 12
2009 1 5
2010 1 11
2011 0 11
2012 2 12
2013 1 10
2014 0 1
2015 1 8
2016 2 5
2017 1 8
2018 2 6
2019 2 7
2020 1 9
2021 3 6

William Penn University alumni

  1. Joseph Benavidez

    Joseph Benavidez
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    mixed martial arts fighter
    Biography

    Joseph Rolando Benavidez is a retired American professional mixed martial artist. He competed in the Flyweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

  2. Damon Harrison

    Damon Harrison
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Enrolled in William Penn University
    Studied physical education
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Damon Paul Harrison is a former American football defensive tackle. He played college football at William Penn University and was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He has also been a member of the New York Giants, Detroit Lions, Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers. According to Pro Football Focus, he led the league in run-stop percentage between 2013 and 2016.

  3. Hereward Carrington

    Hereward Carrington
    Years
    1880-1958 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    journalistdetective
    Biography

    Hereward Carrington was a well-known British-born American investigator of psychic phenomena and author. His subjects included several of the most high-profile cases of apparent psychic ability of his times, and he wrote over 100 books on subjects including the paranormal and psychical research, conjuring and stage magic, and alternative medicine. Carrington promoted fruitarianism and held pseudoscientific views about dieting.

  4. Bill Fennelly

    Bill Fennelly
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    basketball coach
    Biography

    William Michael Fennelly is an American basketball coach who is currently the head women's basketball coach at Iowa State University.

General info

Founded 1873
Colors navy blue, gold
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 176
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 201 Trueblood Ave
Oskaloosa, Iowa, 52577
United States
City population 12,000
Phone 6416731001
Fax +1 (641) 673 2113

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