Christopher Newport University: Crime & Safety

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Christopher Newport University LogoF Christopher Newport University is a public school in Newport News, Virginia with about 5,170 students and 1,240 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

According to our analysis of the government data, Christopher Newport University is a very dangerous place to stay. American School Search gives this school grade "F" on safety and ranks Christopher Newport University #72 among the Most Dangerous colleges in the USA.

From our perception of the data, this campus has dramatic problems with forcible sex offenses, also there are certain problems with aggravated assaults.

Campus Safety: Christopher Newport University and Nearby Schools

Christopher Newport University Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at Christopher Newport University 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
29
2
0.7%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
0
0
0.0%

Robbery
2
0
0.2%

Aggravated Assault
6
0
0.3%

Burglary
12
0
0.5%

Motor Vehicle Theft
2
0
0.2%

Arson
4
0
0.3%

Illegal Weapons Possession
1
0
0.1%

Drug Law Violation
23
0
0.6%

Liquor Law Violation
44
0
0.9%

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

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If you have been discriminated or abused at Christopher Newport University, 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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