William Paterson University of New Jersey: Crime & Safety

William Paterson University of New Jersey
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Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very Good Quality: Education Quality Rating - Oustanding Safety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below Average Costs: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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C-
William Paterson University of New Jersey is a public school in Wayne, New Jersey with about 11,520 students and 2,120 employees.

Our Safety Report for this school is based on the US Department of Education 2012 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, William Paterson University of New Jersey is a relatively unsafe place to be in. American School Search gives this school grade "C-" on safety.

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

Campus Safety: William Paterson University of New Jersey and Nearby Schools

William Paterson University of New Jersey Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at William Paterson University of New Jersey in 2009 - 2011

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
6
0
0.2%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
0
0
0.0%

Robbery
0
0
0.0%

Aggravated Assault
5
0
0.2%

Burglary
28
1
0.5%

Motor Vehicle Theft
4
0
0.2%

Arson
1
0
0.1%

Illegal Weapons Possession
9
0
0.3%

Drug Law Violation
0
0
0.0%

Liquor Law Violation
18
0
0.4%

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

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