William Penn University is a private university in Oskaloosa, Iowa. It was founded by members of the Religious Society of Friends in 1873 as Penn College. In 1933, the name was changed to William Penn College, and finally to William Penn University in 2000.
The university's athletic teams compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. The university is a member of the Heart of America Athletic Conference. Before 2000, the school was a part of the NCAA Division III.