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Click on This link to see the most dangerous colleges. Some the list will surprise you.
1 posted on 11/28/2012 10:40:17 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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SEE ALSO THE SEQUEL:

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/most-dangerous-colleges—clery-vs-fbi-2012-11#ixzz2DXmjBkgx

TITLE: We’re Standing By Our Controversial List Of ‘America’s Most Dangerous Colleges’ — Here’s Why

EXCERPT:

It seems all of Los Angeles is up in arms over the Most Dangerous Colleges list we published last week.

This list ranked colleges by the number of crimes committed on or near campus, as reported by the FBI.

UCLA and UC-Riverside, among others on the list, complained about our using data that was not limited to on-campus crime. The FBI crime data on which we based our ranking is compiled from crime data submitted by colleges across the country. Some colleges probably are more aggressive in reporting crimes on neighboring non-campus areas. And some colleges do not participate in the survey at all.

The schools that complained, including UCLA, demanded that we rank college crime instead by data compiled through the Clery Act, which can be sorted to count only crimes that occur on campus. Although looking only at crimes that occur on campus seems like a strangely limited perspective—students do, occasionally, venture off campus—we agreed to crunch the numbers based on this report.

Based on this alternate methodology, UCLA and UC-Riverside are once again among the 25 most dangerous colleges in America.

In fact, the new list contains many of the same schools as the original.

We take this to suggest that both lists are pretty good at identifying dangerous schools.

The methodology: We looked at Clery’s data for on-campus crimes from 2007-2009, the latest years for which complete data was available. Schools were ranked by violent crime per capita and by property crime per capita, counting murder/nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault for violent crimes, and burglary, motor vehicle theft, arson for property crimes. These rankings were combined with violent crime weighted four times higher to produce the final ranking. Our ranking based on the FBI data was similar, except that it looked at 2008-2011 and it also included the data on larcenies.

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2 posted on 11/28/2012 10:43:11 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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I have no problem with this study, but there’s one additional piece of information that I’d like to have....Overall, how does “on campus” safety compare to “off campus” safety?


3 posted on 11/28/2012 10:49:54 AM PST by JoeDetweiler
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Georgia Tech at #11. WOO HOO !!!

Atlanta - where the cost of living is going up, and the chance of living is going down.

4 posted on 11/28/2012 10:57:10 AM PST by Hoodat ("As for God, His way is perfect" - Psalm 18:30)
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The Most Dangerous Colleges In America

You mean like this..

Pitt football players charged with assault for playing Knockout Game.

Let's at least know about it.. before waking up and finding out that the liberal PC crowd, et al and the Civil Rights industry have convinced the NCAA to make this a part of university athletics. It would definitely keep down the white attendance as part of the game is that the target has to be unsuspecting . . . .

Yes, I'm a racist because I mentioned that "sport" here.. currently this is mostly off-campus; but . . . .

6 posted on 11/28/2012 11:01:08 AM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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Kutztown University’s appearence so high on the Cleary Act list suprises me. Demographically, Kutztown doesn’t present many problems. Maybe Kutztown U admits a lot of riff-raff (it’s a state school), but, still.


7 posted on 11/28/2012 11:01:53 AM PST by teflon9 (Political campaigns should follow Johnny Mercer's advice--Accentuate the positive.)
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Congratulations to students who have borrowed a hundred grand or so to pay tuition at these schools.

The education may be different than expected.

13 posted on 11/28/2012 11:35:57 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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Florida State Tallahassee
UC Riverside
Arkansas State-Jonesboro
SUNY Buffalo
NC Agricultural and Tech. State U.
Western Illinois U.
Cal State Fresno
Rutgers Newark
N. Arizona U.
MIT
Southern Illinois U. Carbondale
U. of Cincinnati
Indiana State
Ball State
Georgia Tech
LSU Baton Rouge
U. of S. Alabama
U. of New Mexico
San Diego State
Vanderbilt
Florida A&M
Duke
New Mexico State
UCLA (worst)


18 posted on 11/28/2012 11:50:02 AM PST by Fresh Wind (Cut the cable today!)
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I would like to know how they define the college boundaries. University of Chicago has a LOT of “Chicago” between the Quadrangle and the farthest dorm. While Hyde Park is in better shape than the areas South and West, it is not without problems. I am alsop doubtful that campuses like Fordham’s would not make the list, unless, again, there is a narrow definition of what constitutes “campus”.


24 posted on 11/28/2012 12:03:08 PM PST by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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#21 North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University - Greensboro, NC. An HBUC - historically black university college. Located in not so safe part of town.

#11 Georgia Institute of Technology - Atlanta, GA. Well known by locals that the surrounding areas of GT are bleeding the criminal element onto campus.

#9 University of South Alabama - Mobile, AL. City population ~48% black.

#4 Duke University - Durham, NC. City has a record of racial strife. Recall the 2006 Duke lacrosse case.

25 posted on 11/28/2012 12:04:26 PM PST by MacNaughton
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#6 WIU in Macomb Il. Just down the road from me. I knew they’d make the top 10. I have had LEO freinds in Macomb and from what I hear the stats are low.


27 posted on 11/28/2012 12:04:46 PM PST by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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A target rich environment with a guarantee of it being a gun free zone. Add to it the likelihood of the victims resisting or fighting back is very low to non-existent, and these are the results you get.

Most of these kids on these campuses walk around with a thousand bucks of stuff in their possession, even more in their rooms.


28 posted on 11/28/2012 12:08:42 PM PST by wrench
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UCLA more violent than USC? I thought the Trojan campus was in the middle of Compton or something. How is that possible?


31 posted on 11/28/2012 12:16:30 PM PST by GunRunner (***Not associated with any criminal actions by the ATF***)
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An official at one of the schools on the list has noted that FBI has repeatedly warned against using its crime data to rank the safety of campuses. So Business Insider’s credibility takes a hit imo.


33 posted on 11/28/2012 12:19:21 PM PST by Amendment10
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interesting.


35 posted on 11/28/2012 12:21:46 PM PST by sauropod (For Barack so loved the poor, he created millions more of them.)
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MIT is shocking. Massachusetts has very violent crime rates overall, and MIT is in majority non-Hispanic, white neighborhood of an affluent city (Cambridge). Most minorities are Asians... and you can guess why. There is easy access to affordable clubs and pubs in very wealthy neighborhoods. I can’t imagine where the crime comes from. Unless they’re counting MIT students’ pranks.


36 posted on 11/28/2012 12:22:38 PM PST by dangus
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I’ll bet Southern Utah University is one of the safest. I’ve seen students openly carrying rifles on the campus—apparently to go hunting or on the way to do target practice.


39 posted on 11/28/2012 12:27:07 PM PST by Fiji Hill (Io Triumphe!)
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