William Penn University Admission Requirements

Oskaloosa, Iowa

Chances of getting into William Penn University

Acceptance Rate

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Admission Difficulty for William Penn University
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How hard is it to get into William Penn University and can I get accepted? The school has a 55% acceptance rate ranking it #4 in Iowa for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 833 out of 1,508 applicants were admitted making William Penn University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. William Penn University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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William Penn University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

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William Penn University ACT Scores

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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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You will need about average high school grades to get into William Penn University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at William Penn University was 3.02 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #29 in Iowa for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as William Penn University accepts 55% of students who apply.

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High School Class Rank

56% of William Penn University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted William Penn University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 0%
Top 25% of class 20%
Top 50% of class 56%
Bottom 50% of class 44%
Bottom 25% of class 16%

Admission Statistics

William Penn University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 534 974 1,508
Accepted 282 551 833
Acceptance Rate 53% 57% 55%
Enrolled 75 206 281
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 27% 37% 34%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to William Penn University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

William Penn University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at William Penn University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=154590 IPEDS survey data for William Penn University.

Frequently Asked Questions

55% of those who apply are granted admission to William Penn University. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.