Florida State University: Crime & Safety

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Florida State University is a public school in Tallahassee, Florida with about 40,700 students and 6,550 employees.

Our Safety Report for this school is based on the US Department of Education 2013 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, Florida State University is under investigation for alleged violations of federal laws over the handling of sexual violence and sexual harassment complaints.

Safety Evaluation

According to our analysis of the government data, Florida 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, aggravated assaults, robberies, and burglaries.

Campus Safety: Florida State University and Nearby Schools

Florida State University Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at Florida State University in 2010 - 2012

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
1
0
0.0%

Forcible Sex Offense
9
5
0.2%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
0
0
0.0%

Robbery
31
6
0.3%

Aggravated Assault
21
3
0.2%

Burglary
221
44
0.7%

Motor Vehicle Theft
39
4
0.3%

Arson
13
1
0.2%

Illegal Weapons Possession
10
2
0.2%

Drug Law Violation
0
0
0.0%

Liquor Law Violation
500
11
1.1%

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

Need to File a Complaint?

If you have been discriminated or abused at Florida 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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