Swarthmore College: Crime & Safety

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Swarthmore College is a private not-for-profit school in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania with about 1,550 students and 940 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.

As of May 1, 2014, Swarthmore College is under investigation for alleged violations of federal laws over the handling of sexual violence and sexual harassment complaints.

Safety Evaluation

According to our analysis of the government data, Swarthmore College is a very dangerous place. American School Search gives this school grade "F" on safety and ranks Swarthmore College #19 among the Most Dangerous colleges in the USA.

From our perception of the data, this campus experiences major problems with forcible sex offenses.

Campus Safety: Swarthmore College and Nearby Schools

Swarthmore College Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at Swarthmore College 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
23
0
1.1%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
0
0
0.0%

Robbery
0
0
0.0%

Aggravated Assault
0
0
0.0%

Burglary
25
0
1.1%

Motor Vehicle Theft
3
0
0.4%

Arson
0
0
0.0%

Illegal Weapons Possession
0
0
0.0%

Drug Law Violation
0
0
0.0%

Liquor Law Violation
88
0
2.1%

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

Need to File a Complaint?

If you have been discriminated or abused at Swarthmore College, 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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