California State University Northridge: Crime & Safety

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California State University Northridge LogoC- California State University Northridge is a public school in Northridge, California with about 41,550 students and 3,700 employees.

Our Safety Report for this school is based on the US Department of Education 2016 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 numbers, California State University Northridge is a relatively dangerous place to stay. 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: California State University Northridge and Nearby Schools

California State University Northridge Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at California State University Northridge in 2013 - 2015

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
14
0
0.2%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
8
0
0.1%

Robbery
7
0
0.1%

Aggravated Assault
5
0
0.1%

Burglary
58
2
0.4%

Motor Vehicle Theft
26
1
0.2%

Arson
2
0
0.1%

Illegal Weapons Possession
3
0
0.1%

Drug Law Violation
61
0
0.4%

Liquor Law Violation
9
1
0.1%

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

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If you have been discriminated or abused at California State University Northridge, 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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