Southern Illinois University Carbondale: Crime & Safety

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Southern Illinois University Carbondale is a public school in Carbondale, Illinois with about 18,850 students and 5,390 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, Southern Illinois University Carbondale is a very dangerous place to be enrolled at. American School Search gives this school grade "D" on safety.

From our perception of the data, there are some problems with forcible sex offenses, aggravated assaults, burglaries, and robberies.

Campus Safety: Southern Illinois University Carbondale and Nearby Schools

Southern Illinois University Carbondale Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at Southern Illinois University Carbondale 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
12
2
0.2%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
0
0
0.0%

Robbery
21
0
0.3%

Aggravated Assault
23
0
0.3%

Burglary
173
13
0.9%

Motor Vehicle Theft
7
2
0.2%

Arson
6
0
0.2%

Illegal Weapons Possession
8
0
0.2%

Drug Law Violation
0
0
0.0%

Liquor Law Violation
86
12
0.6%

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

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If you have been discriminated or abused at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 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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