Marshall University: Crime & Safety

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Marshall University LogoC- Marshall University is a public school in Huntington, West Virginia with about 13,620 students and 1,960 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, Marshall University is a relatively unsafe place to study. American School Search gives this school grade "C-" on safety.

From our perception of the data, there are certain problems with forcible sex offenses and illegal drugs.

Campus Safety: Marshall University and Nearby Schools

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Criminal Offenses at Marshall 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
3
1
0.1%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
1
1
0.1%

Robbery
4
2
0.2%

Aggravated Assault
0
1
0.0%

Burglary
26
4
0.4%

Motor Vehicle Theft
1
1
0.1%

Arson
1
0
0.1%

Illegal Weapons Possession
1
0
0.1%

Drug Law Violation
59
2
0.6%

Liquor Law Violation
119
5
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 Marshall 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 Marshall University campus safety based on the same criteria and assumption.

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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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