Colby College: Crime & Safety

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Colby College LogoF Colby College is a private not-for-profit school in Waterville, Maine with about 1,860 students and 740 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, Colby College is a very dangerous place to be in. American School Search gives this school grade "F" on safety and ranks Colby College #58 among the Most Dangerous colleges in the USA.

From our perception of the data, this campus has serious problems with forcible sex offenses.

Campus Safety: Colby College and Nearby Schools

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Criminal Offenses at Colby College 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
1
1.0%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
2
0
0.3%

Robbery
0
0
0.0%

Aggravated Assault
0
0
0.0%

Burglary
12
0
0.7%

Motor Vehicle Theft
0
0
0.0%

Arson
0
0
0.0%

Illegal Weapons Possession
0
0
0.0%

Drug Law Violation
1
0
0.2%

Liquor Law Violation
75
0
1.8%

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

Need to File a Complaint?

If you have been discriminated or abused at Colby College, 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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