UConn ranks # 1 in America’s safest college study
So how safe is it for UConn students? Well, according to a new study, the school is ranked as the safest university in the whole country.
The recent study was conducted by SafeAtLast.com, a safety systems and security website, and it just released its list of America’s Safest Colleges, and the University of Connecticut was ranked in top of the list of safest colleges in the country. .
According to the company, the study used FBI reports and also took into account college campus crime rates, including the number of crimes per 1,000 students, and also looked at the crime rate in the community. local surrounding colleges.
After digesting the entire methodology, the company concluded that UConn is located in a safe community, Mansfield, which has a very low crime rate of 0.73 per 1,000 people. They also took into account the large but non-invasive police presence, a college system where no students wander around campus alone, and a security website run by the college. These metrics, combined with the lowest campus crime rate of any other college or university, put UConn at number one in a list that includes America’s Top 50 Safest Colleges.
Brigham Young University in Rexburg, Idaho finished second in this year’s study, followed by New York University in third and Washington State University in fourth.
Other regional schools that made the Top 50 include the New York Institute of Technology on Long Island in Old Westbury at number fourteen, Fashion Institute of Technology in New York at number forty-four, Kings College in New York at number fourteen. number forty-five, Berklee College of Music in Boston at number forty-seven, and New England Institute of Technology University in Rhode Island at number fifty.