Liberty University: Crime & Safety

Liberty University
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Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very Good Quality: Education Quality Rating - Oustanding Safety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below Average Costs: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Liberty University is a private not-for-profit school in Lynchburg, Virginia with about 64,100 students and 4,800 employees.

Our Safety Report for this school is based on the US Department of Education 2012 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 numbers, Liberty University is a relatively unsafe place. American School Search gives this school grade "C-" on safety.

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

Campus Safety: Liberty University and Nearby Schools

Liberty University Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at Liberty University in 2009 - 2011

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
1
0
0.0%

Neglient Manslaughter
0
0
0.0%

Forcible Sex Offense
12
0
0.1%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
0
0
0.0%

Robbery
3
0
0.1%

Aggravated Assault
3
0
0.1%

Burglary
19
4
0.2%

Motor Vehicle Theft
3
0
0.1%

Arson
13
3
0.1%

Illegal Weapons Possession
0
0
0.0%

Drug Law Violation
0
0
0.0%

Liquor Law Violation
0
1
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 Liberty 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 Liberty University campus safety based on the same criteria and assumption.

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