Carnegie Mellon University: Crime & Safety

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D-
Carnegie Mellon University is a private not-for-profit school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with about 11,980 students and 5,240 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.

As of May 1, 2014, Carnegie Mellon University is under investigation for alleged violations of federal laws over the handling of sexual violence and sexual harassment complaints.

Safety Evaluation

Based on our analysis of the government information, Carnegie Mellon University is a very dangerous place to be in. American School Search gives this school grade "D-" on safety.

From our perception of the data, this campus experiences serious problems with forcible sex offenses.

Campus Safety: Carnegie Mellon University and Nearby Schools

Carnegie Mellon University Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at Carnegie Mellon 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
21
2
0.4%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
0
0
0.0%

Robbery
1
1
0.1%

Aggravated Assault
4
1
0.2%

Burglary
58
1
0.6%

Motor Vehicle Theft
4
0
0.2%

Arson
2
0
0.1%

Illegal Weapons Possession
0
0
0.0%

Drug Law Violation
0
0
0.0%

Liquor Law Violation
92
3
0.8%

* Crime Chance is American School Search's subjective and approximate estimate for a student's chance of experiencing this crime during their study at Carnegie Mellon 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 Carnegie Mellon University campus safety based on the same criteria and assumption.

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If you have been discriminated or abused at Carnegie Mellon 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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