Howard University: Crime & Safety

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Howard University is a private not-for-profit school in Washington, District of Columbia with about 10,000 students and 3,300 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

Based on our analysis of the government information, Howard University is a very dangerous place. American School Search gives this school grade "F" on safety.

From our perception of the data, this campus has dramatic problems with forcible sex offenses, additionally, there are certain problems with aggravated assaults and robberies.

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Howard University Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at Howard 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
16
0
0.4%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
0
0
0.0%

Robbery
25
0
0.5%

Aggravated Assault
16
0
0.4%

Burglary
50
0
0.7%

Motor Vehicle Theft
13
0
0.3%

Arson
0
0
0.0%

Illegal Weapons Possession
0
0
0.0%

Drug Law Violation
0
0
0.0%

Liquor Law Violation
0
0
0.0%

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

Need to File a Complaint?

If you have been discriminated or abused at Howard 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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