California State University San Marcos: Crime & Safety

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California State University San Marcos LogoF California State University San Marcos is a public school in San Marcos, California with about 12,790 students and 1,480 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 San Marcos is a very dangerous place to be enrolled at. American School Search gives this school grade "F" on safety.

From our perception of the data, this campus experiences major problems with forcible sex offenses, additionally, there are certain problems with nonforcible sex offenses.

Campus Safety: California State University San Marcos and Nearby Schools

California State University San Marcos Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at California State University San Marcos 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
22
0
0.4%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
8
0
0.2%

Robbery
0
0
0.0%

Aggravated Assault
0
0
0.0%

Burglary
35
0
0.5%

Motor Vehicle Theft
0
0
0.0%

Arson
1
0
0.1%

Illegal Weapons Possession
4
0
0.2%

Drug Law Violation
26
0
0.4%

Liquor Law Violation
14
0
0.3%

* 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 San Marcos 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 San Marcos campus safety based on the same criteria and assumption.

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