Texas Tech University: Crime & Safety

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C-
Texas Tech University is a public school in Lubbock, Texas with about 32,470 students and 4,420 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

According to our analysis of the government information, Texas Tech University is a relatively unsafe place to be enrolled at. American School Search gives this school grade "C-" on safety.

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

Campus Safety: Texas Tech University and Nearby Schools

Texas Tech University Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at Texas Tech University 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
13
0
0.2%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
0
0
0.0%

Robbery
3
0
0.1%

Aggravated Assault
11
0
0.2%

Burglary
52
2
0.4%

Motor Vehicle Theft
10
0
0.2%

Arson
3
0
0.1%

Illegal Weapons Possession
10
0
0.2%

Drug Law Violation
0
0
0.0%

Liquor Law Violation
331
0
1.0%

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

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If you have been discriminated or abused at Texas Tech University, 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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