Rutgers University New Brunswick: Crime & Safety

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Rutgers University New Brunswick LogoF Rutgers University New Brunswick is a public school in New Brunswick, New Jersey with about 49,430 students and 19,540 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, Rutgers University New Brunswick is a very dangerous place. American School Search gives this school grade "F" on safety.

From our perception of the data, this campus has major problems with forcible sex offenses, additionally, there are certain problems with illegal drugs, nonforcible sex offenses, and aggravated assaults.

Campus Safety: Rutgers University New Brunswick and Nearby Schools

Rutgers University New Brunswick Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at Rutgers University New Brunswick 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
80
17
0.4%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
23
0
0.2%

Robbery
14
0
0.2%

Aggravated Assault
21
2
0.2%

Burglary
124
6
0.5%

Motor Vehicle Theft
13
1
0.1%

Arson
9
0
0.1%

Illegal Weapons Possession
19
1
0.2%

Drug Law Violation
331
21
0.8%

Liquor Law Violation
151
8
0.5%

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

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If you have been discriminated or abused at Rutgers University New Brunswick, 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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