Cornell University: Crime & Safety

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Cornell University LogoF Cornell University is a private not-for-profit school in Ithaca, New York with about 21,900 students and 10,480 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

According to our analysis of the government data, Cornell University is a very dangerous place to be in. American School Search gives this school grade "F" on safety.

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

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Criminal Offenses at Cornell 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
39
14
0.4%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
9
7
0.2%

Robbery
1
2
0.1%

Aggravated Assault
2
9
0.1%

Burglary
50
22
0.5%

Motor Vehicle Theft
0
0
0.0%

Arson
3
0
0.1%

Illegal Weapons Possession
4
0
0.1%

Drug Law Violation
58
2
0.5%

Liquor Law Violation
14
1
0.2%

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

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If you have been discriminated or abused at Cornell 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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