201 Trueblood Avenue Oskaloosa, IA 52577 641-673-1012
http://www.wmpenn.edu admissions@wmpenn.edu
About William Penn University
  • Year of Foundation 1873
  • Size of Campus 53 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Quaker
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,795
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 48% 52% 28%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $11,924
  • Room and Board $4,140
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $20
  • Enrollment No. 1.462
William Penn University provides a quality education to all, with a focus on leadership, technology, and the Quaker principles of simplicity, peace-making, integrity, community and equality. Over 900 students in the College of Arts, Sciences and Professional Studies (CASPS) and 750 students in the College for Working Adults (CWA). Students come from 40 states and 13 countries.
Social Life And Activities
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus PennStock, Campus Beautification Day, President's Picnics, Chautauqua lecture series, Winter Concert, Art Shows, Theater performances
  • Number of students in fraternities 2
  • Percent students who are frat members 8%
  • Number of honor societies Aplha Chi; Phi Alpha Theta
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Fellowship of Christian Athletes; InterVarsity Christian Fellowship; Solomon's Porch
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 5%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Students for Minority Interest; Interntional Club
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 2
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Distance to nearest airport Des Moines (80), Omaha, NE (200)
  • Distance to nearest train Ottumwa (45)
  • Distance to nearest bus Oskaloosa (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 53%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 5%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 4%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 5
  • Number of students using college housing 19%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 8%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 35%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (79%), women's dorms (8%), apartments for married students (5%), apartment for single students (8%)
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 22
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 76,327
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 400
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 15
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 1,220
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 100
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological, religious
  • Museums Foyer Gallery Art; University Archives; Mid-East Collection
  • Number Of Subscriptions 205
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Library Facilities West Des Moines Library, Electronic Classroom, Student Lounge, Academic Resource Center, Quaker Collection.
  • Number Of Microforms 4,012
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 400
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 11,521
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 75%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Wells Fargo, Pella Corporation, Musco Corp., Allied Insurance, Principal
  • Employed Students after 2 years 5%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, interest inventory, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,000
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 40%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 20%
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural