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Saturday, December 1, 2012

The Most Dangerous Colleges in America

Business Insider, The Most Dangerous Colleges In America:

The FBI's Uniform Crime Report identified 2,696 violent crime incidents and 87,160 property crime incidents on and around college campuses in 2011.

We ranked the most dangerous colleges by averaging FBI crime data per capita from 2008 to 2011 for schools with enrollment over 10,000. Schools were ranked based on a combination of violent crime rank and property crime rank, with violent crime weighted four times higher.

  1. UCLA
  2. UC-Berkeley
  3. Duke
  4. Florida A&M
  5. Vanderbilt
  6. San Diego State
  7. New Mexico
  8. South Alabama
  9. LSU
  10. Georgia Tech
  11. Ball State
  12. Indiana State
  13. Cincinnati
  14. Southern Illinois
  15. MIT
  16. Northern Arizona
  17. New Mexico State
  18. Rutgers-Newark
  19. California State-Fresno
  20. Western Illinois
  21. North Carolina A&T
  22. SUNY-Buffalo
  23. Arkansas State
  24. UC-Riverside
  25. Florida State

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Congrats on being number 13!

Posted by: Anon | Dec 1, 2012 12:10:59 PM

The most dangerous colleges aren't those where petty thieves stalk, but the colleges that take $100,000 from students for an education that requires them to move back home with their parents.

Posted by: Woody | Dec 1, 2012 9:59:59 PM