Norfolk State University: Crime & Safety

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Norfolk State University LogoD Norfolk State University is a public school in Norfolk, Virginia with about 5,110 students and 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

According to our analysis of the government numbers, Norfolk State University is a relatively dangerous place to stay. American School Search gives this school grade "D" on safety.

From our perception of the data, there are certain problems with aggravated assaults, forcible sex offenses, autothefts, and burglaries.

Campus Safety: Norfolk State University and Nearby Schools

Norfolk State University Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at Norfolk State 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
2
0
0.2%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
0
0
0.0%

Robbery
4
0
0.3%

Aggravated Assault
6
0
0.3%

Burglary
48
0
0.9%

Motor Vehicle Theft
13
0
0.5%

Arson
6
0
0.3%

Illegal Weapons Possession
3
0
0.2%

Drug Law Violation
11
0
0.4%

Liquor Law Violation
4
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 Norfolk State 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 Norfolk State University campus safety based on the same criteria and assumption.

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If you have been discriminated or abused at Norfolk State 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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