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Table 329.20. On-campus crimes, arrests, and referrals for disciplinary action per 10,000 full-time-equivalent (FTE) students at degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by whether institution has residence halls, control and level of institution, and type of incident: 2001 through 2011
Control and level of institution and type of incident Number of incidents per 10,000 FTE students1
Total, institutions with and without residence halls 2011
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Total Institu- tions with residence halls Institutions without residence halls
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
All institutions                          
Crimes against persons and property 35.619 34.649 34.040 33.580 32.864 33.347 30.568 28.987 22.922 20.782 19.738 26.105 7.625
Murder2 0.015 0.016 0.007 0.012 0.008 0.006 0.032 0.009 0.011 0.010 0.010 0.012 0.006
Negligent manslaughter3 0.002 0.000 0.001 0.000 0.002 0.000 0.002 0.002 0.000 0.001 0.001 0.001 0.000
Sex offenses–forcible4 1.885 1.896 2.051 2.056 2.058 2.001 1.969 1.898 1.712 1.901 2.171 3.099 0.405
Sex offenses–nonforcible5 0.395 0.213 0.047 0.021 0.032 0.032 0.029 0.025 0.044 0.021 0.029 0.030 0.028
Robbery6 1.424 1.468 1.284 1.195 1.193 1.159 1.141 1.134 0.948 0.906 0.839 0.952 0.624
Aggravated assault7 2.524 2.285 2.239 2.098 2.044 2.111 1.903 1.795 1.566 1.448 1.436 1.799 0.744
Burglary8 23.038 22.847 22.638 22.728 22.511 23.429 21.549 20.672 15.538 13.797 12.653 17.387 3.646
Motor vehicle theft9 5.327 5.037 4.968 4.674 4.256 3.921 3.375 2.952 2.677 2.225 2.190 2.256 2.064
Arson10 1.010 0.887 0.805 0.796 0.759 0.687 0.567 0.500 0.426 0.474 0.410 0.570 0.107
                           
Weapons-, drug-, and liquor-related
     arrests and referrals
                         
Arrests11 34.550 35.371 35.239 36.960 37.722 37.615 36.947 36.428 33.700 33.481 35.457 52.244 3.520
Illegal weapons possession 0.919 0.931 0.865 0.974 1.013 0.986 0.963 0.856 0.725 0.718 0.667 0.824 0.369
Drug law violations 10.151 9.812 9.854 9.849 10.547 10.457 10.330 10.895 10.683 12.052 13.459 19.342 2.265
Liquor law violations 23.481 24.629 24.520 26.137 26.163 26.172 25.654 24.676 22.292 20.711 21.331 32.078 0.886
Referrals for disciplinary
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132.899 136.344 146.165 151.708 156.060 163.421 158.288 156.479 148.751 149.511 162.677 246.400 3.394
Illegal weapons possession 1.093 1.049 1.238 1.387 1.448 1.402 1.212 1.047 0.858 0.852 0.851 1.168 0.247
Drug law violations 20.466 21.218 20.356 19.862 19.511 20.425 20.810 23.357 24.464 27.326 33.771 50.645 1.668
Liquor law violations 111.340 114.077 124.571 130.459 135.101 141.594 136.267 132.076 123.429 121.333 128.056 194.587 1.479
                           
Public 4-year                          
Crimes against persons and property 36.191 36.334 35.725 35.522 34.295 35.532 32.837 30.531 24.898 23.426 21.853 23.266 7.973
Murder2 0.017 0.017 0.009 0.014 0.007 0.009 0.070 0.015 0.012 0.014 0.013 0.015 0.000
Negligent manslaughter3 0.004 0.000 0.002 0.000 0.002 0.000 0.003 0.002 0.000 0.000 0.001 0.002 0.000
Sex offenses–forcible4 2.408 2.374 2.452 2.634 2.448 2.409 2.390 2.151 1.892 2.217 2.427 2.633 0.403
Sex offenses–nonforcible5 0.400 0.210 0.051 0.028 0.044 0.026 0.039 0.020 0.062 0.023 0.025 0.026 0.016
Robbery6 1.130 1.224 1.208 1.088 1.219 1.170 1.211 1.225 1.008 0.994 0.917 0.969 0.403
Aggravated assault7 2.774 2.452 2.493 2.256 2.242 2.302 2.110 1.930 1.767 1.628 1.609 1.711 0.612
Burglary8 22.283 23.259 22.808 23.154 22.654 24.138 22.425 21.181 16.689 15.441 13.939 14.906 4.446
Motor vehicle theft9 5.942 5.743 5.625 5.269 4.671 4.581 3.800 3.310 2.843 2.419 2.397 2.433 2.046
Arson10 1.232 1.057 1.078 1.079 1.009 0.897 0.788 0.697 0.623 0.691 0.524 0.572 0.048
                           
Weapons-, drug-, and liquor-related
     arrests and referrals
                         
Arrests11 60.113 62.833 62.566 65.318 66.641 68.662 66.366 66.315 63.558 63.677 67.132 73.573 3.882
Illegal weapons possession 1.339 1.384 1.258 1.442 1.538 1.478 1.384 1.240 1.027 1.008 0.939 1.017 0.177
Drug law violations 17.651 17.158 16.950 17.100 18.575 18.671 17.934 19.130 18.993 21.739 24.309 26.542 2.384
Liquor law violations 41.123 44.292 44.358 46.776 46.529 48.513 47.048 45.945 43.539 40.930 41.883 46.014 1.321
Referrals for disciplinary
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153.104 157.192 170.355 178.800 175.506 184.628 178.029 170.797 169.504 175.732 193.268 212.708 2.368
Illegal weapons possession 1.311 1.254 1.529 1.779 1.921 1.673 1.454 1.293 1.043 1.001 0.913 0.996 0.097
Drug law violations 25.492 25.896 24.933 24.278 22.803 23.744 24.249 27.201 28.459 32.454 40.756 44.771 1.337
Liquor law violations 126.301 130.043 143.893 152.743 150.782 159.211 152.326 142.303 140.001 142.278 151.598 166.942 0.934
                           
Nonprofit 4-year                          
Crimes against persons and property 57.358 55.445 54.891 54.728 54.165 57.681 52.039 49.315 38.658 34.977 33.041 34.948 10.546
Murder2 0.019 0.034 0.007 0.014 0.017 0.010 0.007 0.003 0.019 0.016 0.009 0.007 0.039
Negligent manslaughter3 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.003 0.000 0.003 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Sex offenses–forcible4 3.169 3.410 3.790 3.617 3.784 3.694 3.587 3.586 3.561 3.835 4.325 4.628 0.748
Sex offenses–nonforcible5 0.437 0.302 0.051 0.018 0.021 0.034 0.027 0.053 0.036 0.025 0.040 0.033 0.118
Robbery6 2.508 2.743 1.946 2.034 1.739 1.717 1.549 1.447 1.183 0.996 1.000 1.024 0.708
Aggravated assault7 3.408 3.358 2.795 2.954 2.588 2.853 2.586 2.497 2.136 2.015 1.947 1.999 1.338
Burglary8 40.460 39.407 40.017 40.284 40.542 44.639 40.214 38.251 28.467 25.387 22.897 24.301 6.335
Motor vehicle theft9 5.684 4.750 5.008 4.640 4.340 3.684 3.314 2.845 2.695 2.002 2.159 2.246 1.141
Arson10 1.673 1.440 1.277 1.167 1.130 1.050 0.751 0.632 0.562 0.701 0.664 0.711 0.118
                           
Weapons-, drug-, and liquor-related
     arrests and referrals
                         
Arrests11 24.456 24.433 24.793 27.225 25.758 20.981 22.672 20.240 18.667 17.026 16.825 17.991 3.069
Illegal weapons possession 0.645 0.604 0.600 0.649 0.522 0.499 0.599 0.523 0.478 0.431 0.394 0.397 0.354
Drug law violations 6.291 6.429 6.759 6.173 5.881 5.644 6.075 6.236 6.721 6.981 7.290 7.721 2.204
Liquor law violations 17.520 17.399 17.434 20.403 19.355 14.838 15.997 13.481 11.467 9.615 9.141 9.873 0.512
Referrals for disciplinary
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275.480 289.709 308.044 319.945 336.127 353.954 347.734 348.663 334.288 328.494 341.188 368.118 23.609
Illegal weapons possession 1.712 1.582 1.942 2.144 2.052 2.127 1.835 1.513 1.157 1.229 1.332 1.425 0.236
Drug law violations 37.435 41.418 39.363 38.440 38.981 41.434 42.720 46.881 51.198 55.992 66.063 71.398 3.148
Liquor law violations 236.333 246.708 266.740 279.362 295.095 310.392 303.179 300.269 281.934 271.274 273.793 295.295 20.225
                           
For-profit 4-year                          
Crimes against persons and property 19.109 17.840 17.605 13.650 17.049 9.552 8.095 10.320 7.288 6.596 6.128 10.354 5.138
Murder2 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.012 0.000 0.015
Negligent manslaughter3 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Sex offenses–forcible4 0.151 0.121 0.196 0.095 0.082 0.179 0.159 0.162 0.125 0.265 0.354 1.544 0.075
Sex offenses–nonforcible5 0.492 0.030 0.049 0.000 0.021 0.000 0.026 0.000 0.014 0.012 0.000 0.000 0.000
Robbery6 2.422 2.140 1.051 0.875 0.884 0.373 0.410 0.683 1.194 0.842 0.781 0.129 0.934
Aggravated assault7 0.870 1.356 1.003 0.722 1.213 0.462 0.410 1.133 0.597 0.602 0.574 1.286 0.407
Burglary8 13.130 11.331 13.253 9.962 12.484 7.287 5.899 6.922 4.151 4.080 3.442 6.431 2.742
Motor vehicle theft9 1.968 2.833 1.956 1.901 2.262 1.162 1.177 1.420 1.180 0.770 0.940 0.836 0.964
Arson10 0.076 0.030 0.098 0.095 0.103 0.089 0.013 0.000 0.028 0.024 0.024 0.129 0.000
                           
Weapons-, drug-, and liquor-related
     arrests and referrals
                         
Arrests11 0.416 0.512 0.269 0.779 0.576 0.775 0.370 0.719 0.750 1.986 2.490 10.547 0.603
Illegal weapons possession 0.076 0.090 0.049 0.095 0.041 0.075 0.040 0.144 0.083 0.156 0.159 0.643 0.045
Drug law violations 0.151 0.271 0.098 0.228 0.329 0.209 0.212 0.252 0.305 0.794 0.757 3.280 0.166
Liquor law violations 0.189 0.151 0.122 0.456 0.206 0.492 0.119 0.324 0.361 1.035 1.575 6.624 0.392
Referrals for disciplinary
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11.957 12.024 11.370 5.665 10.880 7.645 6.865 10.177 12.244 9.147 12.048 59.361 0.964
Illegal weapons possession 0.416 0.753 0.587 0.209 0.864 0.194 0.145 0.234 0.319 0.108 0.269 1.029 0.090
Drug law violations 3.481 4.008 3.179 1.882 2.632 2.057 1.746 2.859 3.207 2.660 4.297 20.709 0.452
Liquor law violations 8.060 7.263 7.605 3.574 7.383 5.395 4.973 7.084 8.718 6.379 7.483 37.623 0.422
                           
Public 2-year                          
Crimes against persons and property 19.867 18.834 18.044 17.903 16.389 15.423 14.388 13.991 11.735 10.042 9.721 17.583 7.804
Murder2 0.006 0.003 0.005 0.008 0.005 0.000 0.000 0.005 0.005 0.002 0.005 0.012 0.003
Negligent manslaughter3 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.002 0.000 0.000 0.000
Sex offenses–forcible4 0.344 0.324 0.435 0.383 0.480 0.454 0.484 0.538 0.483 0.479 0.619 1.234 0.469
Sex offenses–nonforcible5 0.347 0.167 0.038 0.016 0.027 0.044 0.019 0.018 0.028 0.018 0.036 0.048 0.032
Robbery6 0.714 0.642 0.625 0.575 0.680 0.773 0.746 0.730 0.591 0.690 0.621 0.726 0.596
Aggravated assault7 1.588 1.381 1.601 1.341 1.373 1.485 1.235 1.027 1.015 0.955 0.958 1.803 0.752
Burglary8 12.042 11.416 10.801 10.974 9.703 8.872 8.561 8.783 6.875 5.454 5.219 12.355 3.479
Motor vehicle theft9 4.523 4.560 4.369 4.370 3.913 3.588 3.139 2.712 2.611 2.342 2.123 1.271 2.331
Arson10 0.303 0.340 0.169 0.237 0.208 0.207 0.203 0.179 0.127 0.099 0.140 0.133 0.142
                           
Weapons-, drug-, and liquor-related
     arrests and referrals
                         
Arrests11 7.752 7.808 8.020 8.821 9.360 10.863 11.027 9.638 7.852 8.756 8.938 27.639 4.379
Illegal weapons possession 0.577 0.607 0.598 0.688 0.762 0.816 0.813 0.661 0.603 0.640 0.595 0.956 0.507
Drug law violations 2.882 2.735 3.102 3.539 3.633 3.749 4.179 3.815 3.548 4.274 4.552 11.472 2.865
Liquor law violations 4.293 4.467 4.320 4.594 4.965 6.298 6.035 5.162 3.701 3.842 3.791 15.211 1.006
Referrals for disciplinary
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10.284 10.279 10.973 11.791 12.846 16.043 16.008 16.451 17.049 18.277 19.511 87.844 2.850
Illegal weapons possession 0.370 0.401 0.394 0.450 0.364 0.648 0.583 0.469 0.494 0.554 0.546 1.488 0.316
Drug law violations 2.218 1.900 1.846 2.314 2.244 2.470 2.690 3.334 4.109 5.365 6.137 23.101 2.000
Liquor law violations 7.697 7.978 8.732 9.026 10.237 12.926 12.735 12.649 12.446 12.358 12.829 63.254 0.534
                           
Nonprofit 2-year                          
Crimes against persons and property 63.955 58.903 51.594 48.535 91.263 81.948 103.819 99.299 55.894 47.971 28.673 73.101 12.717
Murder2 0.258 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Negligent manslaughter3 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.365 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Sex offenses–forcible4 0.516 1.793 1.638 0.877 2.325 0.983 3.622 5.841 3.042 2.798 3.320 10.280 0.820
Sex offenses–nonforcible5 0.516 0.512 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.328 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Robbery6 13.926 14.342 17.471 6.432 2.616 2.295 0.805 4.746 3.422 1.999 0.302 1.142 0.000
Aggravated assault7 5.931 4.354 3.276 4.970 6.394 11.473 20.925 24.095 1.901 3.598 1.811 4.569 0.820
Burglary8 36.620 31.500 22.658 32.454 77.312 61.297 71.627 58.411 45.627 37.977 21.731 54.826 9.845
Motor vehicle theft9 5.931 5.378 6.279 3.801 2.035 4.589 5.634 3.286 1.521 0.800 1.509 2.284 1.231
Arson10 0.258 1.024 0.273 0.000 0.581 0.983 1.207 2.555 0.380 0.800 0.000 0.000 0.000
                           
Weapons-, drug-, and liquor-related
     arrests and referrals
                         
Arrests11 27.852 9.988 6.279 14.034 22.089 21.962 23.741 33.952 22.053 19.588 15.695 51.399 2.872
Illegal weapons possession 0.258 0.512 0.819 0.585 1.453 0.983 1.610 1.095 1.521 2.399 1.509 4.569 0.410
Drug law violations 5.416 2.561 4.368 4.678 9.301 11.145 10.865 12.047 13.308 7.196 10.262 33.124 2.051
Liquor law violations 22.178 6.915 1.092 8.771 11.335 9.834 11.267 20.809 7.224 9.994 3.924 13.706 0.410
Referrals for disciplinary
     action11
160.920 145.722 150.688 130.694 149.393 176.025 208.845 150.774 132.319 150.710 93.263 352.941 0.000
Illegal weapons possession 0.516 0.768 1.638 1.462 3.488 6.228 4.024 2.190 2.662 1.599 0.302 1.142 0.000
Drug law violations 23.468 16.647 14.195 16.958 13.660 24.257 29.375 31.031 38.023 41.975 30.484 115.363 0.000
Liquor law violations 136.937 128.307 134.855 112.274 132.244 145.540 175.446 117.553 91.635 107.136 62.477 236.436 0.000
                           
For-profit 2-year                          
Crimes against persons and property 25.385 21.447 24.700 21.845 17.851 18.237 23.658 14.826 13.060 8.477 7.791 16.319 7.511
Murder2 0.000 0.051 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Negligent manslaughter3 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.037 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Sex offenses–forcible4 0.645 0.309 0.674 0.373 0.042 0.347 0.087 0.149 0.171 0.052 0.191 1.718 0.141
Sex offenses–nonforcible5 0.376 0.154 0.090 0.000 0.000 0.043 0.000 0.000 0.028 0.026 0.000 0.000 0.000
Robbery6 3.603 2.417 3.638 3.316 2.283 2.128 2.898 1.969 1.423 1.134 0.656 0.000 0.678
Aggravated assault7 2.151 0.977 1.617 2.570 2.076 1.433 1.427 1.078 1.508 0.953 1.093 0.859 1.101
Burglary8 15.704 15.275 15.314 13.472 10.378 10.638 15.138 8.955 6.430 3.556 3.472 12.024 3.191
Motor vehicle theft9 2.743 2.057 3.323 2.031 2.947 3.517 3.979 2.638 3.443 2.680 2.296 1.718 2.315
Arson10 0.161 0.206 0.045 0.083 0.125 0.130 0.130 0.000 0.057 0.077 0.082 0.000 0.085
                           
Weapons-, drug-, and liquor-related
     arrests and referrals
                         
Arrests11 8.766 6.583 3.772 4.643 1.951 1.780 1.946 0.855 1.764 1.185 0.656 5.153 0.508
Illegal weapons possession 0.699 0.463 0.269 0.249 0.125 0.130 0.173 0.149 0.114 0.129 0.000 0.000 0.000
Drug law violations 4.679 3.343 2.156 2.653 1.495 1.129 1.384 0.446 1.167 0.747 0.410 3.436 0.311
Liquor law violations 3.388 2.777 1.347 1.741 0.332 0.521 0.389 0.260 0.484 0.309 0.246 1.718 0.198
Referrals for disciplinary
     action11
15.435 16.972 14.057 13.348 9.465 13.895 7.482 9.215 8.621 7.550 7.900 227.605 0.678
Illegal weapons possession 0.861 0.720 0.314 0.290 0.332 0.304 0.303 0.149 0.228 0.103 0.301 4.294 0.169
Drug law violations 4.787 5.400 8.802 7.710 5.563 9.509 5.277 4.087 4.638 3.169 3.253 90.183 0.395
Liquor law violations 9.788 10.852 4.940 5.347 3.570 4.082 1.903 4.979 3.756 4.277 4.347 133.127 0.113
1 Although crimes, arrests, and referrals include incidents involving students, staff, and campus guests, they are expressed as a ratio to FTE students because comprehensive FTE counts of all these groups are not available.
2 Excludes suicides, fetal deaths, traffic fatalities, accidental deaths, and justifiable homicide (such as the killing of a felon by a law enforcement officer in the line of duty).
3 Killing of another person through gross negligence (excludes traffic fatalities).
4 Any sexual act directed against another person forcibly and/or against that person's will.
5 Includes only statutory rape or incest.
6 Taking or attempting to take anything of value using actual or threatened force or violence.
7 Attack upon a person for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury.
8 Unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or theft.
9 Theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle.
10 Willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle, or personal property of another.
11 If an individual is both arrested and referred to college officials for disciplinary action for a single offense, only the arrest is counted.
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Crimes, arrests, and referrals include incidents involving students, staff, and on-campus guests. Excludes off-campus crimes and arrests even if they involve college students or staff. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education, Campus Safety and Security Reporting System, 2001 through 2011; and National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Spring 2002 through Spring 2012, Enrollment component. (This table was prepared November 2013.)
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