Appalachian State University: Crime & Safety

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Appalachian State University is a public school in Boone, North Carolina with about 17,590 students and 2,820 employees.

Our Safety Report for this school is based on the US Department of Education 2014 public data sets for various categories of violent and non-violent crimes committed both on-campus and off-campus over the last three years.

Safety Evaluation

According to our analysis of the government numbers, Appalachian State University is a relatively dangerous place to study. American School Search gives this school grade "D" on safety.

From our perception of the data, there are certain problems with forcible sex offenses.

Campus Safety: Appalachian State University and Nearby Schools

Appalachian State University Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at Appalachian State University in 2011 - 2013

Alleged criminal offenses reported to campus security authorities and/or local police
Does not necessarily reflect prosecutions or convictions for crime


Type of Crime or Arrest
On-campus
Off-campus
Crime Chance*

Murder
0
0
0.0%

Neglient Manslaughter
0
0
0.0%

Forcible Sex Offense
15
0
0.3%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
0
0
0.0%

Robbery
3
0
0.1%

Aggravated Assault
1
1
0.1%

Burglary
49
9
0.5%

Motor Vehicle Theft
3
0
0.1%

Arson
3
0
0.1%

Illegal Weapons Possession
5
1
0.2%

Drug Law Violation
0
0
0.0%

Liquor Law Violation
456
1
1.5%

* Crime Chance is American School Search's subjective and approximate estimate for a student's chance of experiencing this crime during their study at Appalachian State University based on the present enrollment, past crime history, current crime trend, and an assumption that the school reports accurate numbers to the government. Safety Grade is American School Search's subjective evaluation of Appalachian State University campus safety based on the same criteria and assumption.

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If you have been discriminated or abused at Appalachian State University, or you believe that this college underreports campus crime statistics, then please consider filing a complaint with US Department of Education.

As of May 1st, 2014, fifty five colleges are under investigation for possible violations of federal law over the handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints. Many of those schools are frequent guests in our exclusive 100 Most Dangerous Colleges list.

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