William Penn University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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William Penn University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,865 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1873 and is the only school located in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

William Penn University is affiliated with Friends Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
23
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are offered at William Penn University.

William Penn University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 23 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, General Studies, Occupational Therapy, Education, and Industrial Technologies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
57%
William Penn University student retention rate is low at 57% (way below Iowa average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at William Penn University is very low - 29%. Approximately 74% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at William Penn University is decent - 17:1. Learn more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$18,000
Average tuition costs are fairly high - around $17,500 a year. The additional fees at William Penn University (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $500, which totals $18,000 per year.

Read the details about William Penn University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
54%
According to government data, 852 applications were submitted and 461 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

This school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at William Penn University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,000
William Penn University provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at William Penn University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
William Penn University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 600 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, approximately $2,000 a year.

Based on the college crime information, William Penn University appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

William Penn University Location and Maps



Post Address: William Penn University, 201 Trueblood Ave, Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577, USA
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