Which Ohio colleges are the safest? Most dangerous?

Two different websites ranked universities using FBI crime statistics

Which Ohio colleges are the safest? Most dangerous?

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Safety is the No. 1 concern most parents have as they send their children off to college, whether the campus is 20 minutes away or across the country.

Which Ohio colleges are the safest? Most dangerous?

ALARMS.ORG recently published a ranking of the safest college campuses in America.

They used the most recent data from the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting and a Campus Safety Security Survey from the U.S. Department of Education.

2018 Safest College Campuses in America

  1. Brigham Young University-Idaho
  2. Oakland University
  3. Northern Kentucky University
  4. University of Rhode Island
  5. Bridgewater State University
  6. University of New Hampshire
  7. Boston College
  8. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  9. University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  10. Tufts University

Kent State University is the highest ranked Ohio university to make the list, coming in at No. 25.

Which Ohio colleges are the safest?

On the other side, Insurify compiled a list of the most dangerous universities, also using FBI crime statistics.

2018 Most Dangerous Universities in America

  1. University of California, Santa Barbara
  2. University of California, Los Angeles
  3. Marshall University/ Huntington, West Virginia
  4. University of Maine/ Orono, Maine
  5. University of Alabama at Birmingham
  6. State University of New York, Buffalo
  7. University of Central Missouri
  8. University of New Hampshire
  9. Marquette University
  10. Loyola University of Chicago

So how does Ohio fare?

Miami University, No. 12 most dangerous

  • Violent crime rate: 13.6 per 10,000 students
  • Property crime rate: 121.6 per 10,000 students

University of Cincinnati, No. 18 most dangerous

  • Violent crime rate: 12.5 per 10,000 students
  • Property crime rate: 70.5 per 10,000 students

Insurify compiled data from the FBI, including statistics on murder, rape, robbery and aggravated assault on campus. The list also compared property crimes like burglary and theft.

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