Potomac State College of West Virginia University: Crime & Safety

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - FairSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Potomac State College of West Virginia University LogoD- Potomac State College of West Virginia University is a public school in Keyser, West Virginia with about 1,480 students and 220 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, Potomac State College of West Virginia University is a very dangerous place to be enrolled at. American School Search gives this school grade "D-" on safety.

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

Campus Safety: Potomac State College of West Virginia University and Nearby Schools

Potomac State College of West Virginia University Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at Potomac State College of West Virginia 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
0.4%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
2
0
0.4%

Robbery
1
0
0.3%

Aggravated Assault
1
0
0.3%

Burglary
32
0
1.4%

Motor Vehicle Theft
0
0
0.0%

Arson
2
0
0.4%

Illegal Weapons Possession
0
0
0.0%

Drug Law Violation
67
0
2.1%

Liquor Law Violation
183
0
3.4%

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

Need to File a Complaint?

If you have been discriminated or abused at Potomac State College of West Virginia 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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