University of California Santa Cruz: Crime & Safety

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D-
University of California Santa Cruz is a public school in Santa Cruz, California with about 17,400 students and 3,670 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, University of California Santa Cruz is a very dangerous place to be in. American School Search gives this school grade "D-" on safety.

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

Campus Safety: University of California Santa Cruz and Nearby Schools

University of California Santa Cruz Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at University of California Santa Cruz 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
19
0
0.3%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
0
0
0.0%

Robbery
3
1
0.1%

Aggravated Assault
11
0
0.2%

Burglary
79
6
0.6%

Motor Vehicle Theft
9
0
0.2%

Arson
9
0
0.2%

Illegal Weapons Possession
11
0
0.2%

Drug Law Violation
0
0
0.0%

Liquor Law Violation
10
8
0.2%

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

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If you have been discriminated or abused at University of California Santa Cruz, 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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