Pennsylvania State University Penn State Harrisburg: Crime & Safety

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

C
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Harrisburg is a public school in Middletown, Pennsylvania with about 4,380 students and 630 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 data, Pennsylvania State University Penn State Harrisburg is a relatively safe place. American School Search gives this school grade "C" on safety.

From our perception of the data, this campus has no major crime problems, however, there are some problems with forcible sex offenses.

Campus Safety: Pennsylvania State University Penn State Harrisburg and Nearby Schools

Pennsylvania State University Penn State Harrisburg Safety Chart
If you are an official at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Harrisburg and you would like to provide additional details or express a different perspective on your college safety, please Contact Us and we will publish your point of view (up to 1,000 characters) on this page.

Get more details and analysis about this college from Pennsylvania State University Penn State Harrisburg Review. Also you might want to check our ratings for the 100 Safest and for the 100 Most Dangerous colleges in the US or learn about American School Search Safety Reports.

Criminal Offenses at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Harrisburg 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
2
0
0.2%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
0
0
0.0%

Robbery
0
0
0.0%

Aggravated Assault
1
0
0.1%

Burglary
2
0
0.2%

Motor Vehicle Theft
0
0
0.0%

Arson
0
0
0.0%

Illegal Weapons Possession
0
0
0.0%

Drug Law Violation
0
0
0.0%

Liquor Law Violation
87
0
1.4%

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

Need to File a Complaint?

If you have been discriminated or abused at Pennsylvania State University Penn State Harrisburg, 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.

Learn More About Pennsylvania State University Penn State Harrisburg

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Pennsylvania Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
Our directory contains 122 accounting and finance schools and colleges in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Erie, York, Reading, Scranton, Bethlehem, and 77 more cities. Around 7,800 accounting and finance degrees are granted every year. Average tuition for accounting and finance degree programs in PA is roughly $28,800.

Business
Our directory contains 172 business schools and colleges in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Erie, Reading, York, Scranton, Johnstown, and 102 other cities. Around 16,900 business diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition price for business programs in PA is approximately $24,600.

Communication and Journalism
We reviewed 109 communication and journalism schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Reading, Scranton, Johnstown, Erie, Monaca, and 72 other cities. Approximately 4,800 communication and journalism degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for communication and journalism degree programs in PA is around $25,100.

Computer Science
Read information about 186 computer science schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Erie, York, Harrisburg, Reading, Allentown, and 108 other cities. About 7,600 computer science degrees are granted each year. Average tuition cost for computer science programs in PA: $25,000.

Criminal Justice
Our directory contains 124 criminal justice schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Erie, Reading, Scranton, Elizabethtown, and 79 other cities. Around 5,800 criminal justice diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for criminal justice programs in PA is about $19,200.

Education
We list 166 education schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Reading, Erie, Bethlehem, Harrisburg, Wilkes-Barre, and 104 other cities. About 19,300 education diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for education programs in PA is about $23,300.

Engineering
Our listing contains 84 engineering schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, York, Erie, Bethlehem, Johnstown, Altoona, and 56 other cities. Approximately 9,100 engineering diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for engineering degree programs in PA - $30,900.

English and Literature
We list 104 english and literature schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Erie, Reading, Greensburg, Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, and 76 other cities. Approximately 5,000 english and literature degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for english and literature degree programs in PA is about $27,200.

Ethnic and Cultural Studies
Read about 55 ethnic and cultural studies schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Media, Reading, Bethlehem, Greensburg, and 36 more cities. About 900 ethnic and cultural studies diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition price for ethnic and cultural studies programs in PA is roughly $30,100.

General Studies
Detailed information about 126 general studies schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Reading, Bethlehem, Scranton, Erie, Johnstown, and 88 other cities. Approximately 7,000 general studies diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for general studies degree programs in PA: $17,500.

Management
Detailed information about 183 management schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Erie, York, Reading, Harrisburg, Scranton, and 103 other cities. Around 18,100 management diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition price for management programs in PA is around $24,400.

Marketing and Advertising
Our listing contains 89 marketing and advertising schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Erie, Bethlehem, Harrisburg, Lower Burrell, Williamsport, and 59 other cities. Around 4,200 marketing and advertising degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for marketing and advertising programs in PA is around $27,100.

Mathematics
Read about 99 mathematics schools and colleges in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Bethlehem, Erie, Scranton, Greensburg, University Park, and 72 other cities. About 2,300 mathematics degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for mathematics degree programs in PA: $28,700.

Medical
Our listing contains 143 medical schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Erie, Scranton, Allentown, Bethlehem, York, and 88 other cities. Approximately 13,600 medical diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition for medical degree programs in PA is around $25,500.

Natural Resources and Environment
We list 76 natural resources and environment schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Scranton, Bethlehem, Johnstown, Harrisburg, Allentown, and 55 other cities. About 1,400 natural resources and environment degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition price for natural resources and environment degree programs in PA: $29,400.

Nursing
Read information about 149 nursing schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Erie, Scranton, Bethlehem, Reading, Moon Township, and 95 other cities. About 13,700 nursing diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for nursing programs in PA is around $21,500.

Psychology
Detailed information about 123 psychology schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Reading, Scranton, Bethlehem, Erie, Center Valley, and 86 more cities. About 9,500 psychology degrees are granted each year. Average tuition cost for psychology programs in PA is around $26,100.

Social Work
Get details on 84 social work schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Reading, Erie, Johnstown, Bryn Mawr, Greensburg, and 56 more cities. Around 4,200 social work degrees are granted every year. Average tuition for social work degree programs in PA is about $23,700.

Sociology and Anthropology
Our directory contains 85 sociology and anthropology schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Reading, Elizabethtown, Bethlehem, Allentown, Greensburg, and 63 other cities. Around 3,200 sociology and anthropology degrees are granted each year. Average tuition for sociology and anthropology programs in PA is about $27,400.

Work and Family Studies
Get details on 52 work and family studies schools and colleges in Philadelphia, Reading, Harrisburg, Scranton, Erie, Media, University Park, and 35 more cities. Around 1,700 work and family studies diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for work and family studies degree programs in PA is about $19,400.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Safety in Competing Colleges










Other Nearby Colleges