Northwestern State University of Louisiana: Crime & Safety

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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C-
Northwestern State University of Louisiana is a public school in Natchitoches, Louisiana with about 9,450 students and 890 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, Northwestern State University of Louisiana is a relatively safe place. American School Search gives this school grade "C-" on safety.

From our perception of the data, there are certain problems with burglaries and aggravated assaults.

Campus Safety: Northwestern State University of Louisiana and Nearby Schools

Northwestern State University of Louisiana Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at Northwestern State University of Louisiana 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
1
0
0.1%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
0
0
0.0%

Robbery
0
0
0.0%

Aggravated Assault
5
0
0.2%

Burglary
103
0
1.0%

Motor Vehicle Theft
3
0
0.2%

Arson
0
1
0.1%

Illegal Weapons Possession
6
0
0.2%

Drug Law Violation
0
0
0.0%

Liquor Law Violation
17
0
0.4%

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

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If you have been discriminated or abused at Northwestern State University of Louisiana, 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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