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William Penn, founded in 1873, is a church-affiliated university. Its 40-acre campus is located in Oskaloosa, 60 miles southeast of Des Moines.

Website: www.wmpenn.edu

Private
Co-ed
1,197
Undergraduate
Students
(46.0%) 551 Women
(54.0%) 646 Men
64
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
58% of 1,632 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.00
SAT Math
480 average
430-530 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
485 average
440-530 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
19 average
16-21 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$39,172
Tuition and Fees
$26,600
Room and Board
$7,176
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Freshman Award
$17,782
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$22,169
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
46
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 29% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Oskaloosa Population
11,568
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Des Moines
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
68% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Statesmen; Lady Statesmen
Sororities
10% of women participate
Fraternities
7% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.1% Asian
21.4% Black/African-American
10.8% Hispanic/Latino
2.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
56.7% White
5.9% Unknown
International Students
4.5% from 20 countries
First-Year Students Returning
56.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
24.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
90%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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