University of Massachusetts Boston: Crime & Safety

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C-
University of Massachusetts Boston is a public school in Boston, Massachusetts with about 15,870 students and 2,750 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 Massachusetts Boston is a relatively unsafe place. American School Search gives this school grade "C-" on safety.

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Criminal Offenses at University of Massachusetts Boston 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
1
14
0.2%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
0
2
0.1%

Robbery
2
21
0.2%

Aggravated Assault
2
27
0.2%

Burglary
6
23
0.3%

Motor Vehicle Theft
0
15
0.1%

Arson
0
0
0.0%

Illegal Weapons Possession
6
5
0.2%

Drug Law Violation
0
0
0.0%

Liquor Law Violation
0
1
0.0%

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

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