Rutgers University Newark: Crime & Safety

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Rutgers University Newark LogoC+ Rutgers University Newark is a public school in Newark, New Jersey with about 11,720 students and 1,760 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 information, Rutgers University Newark is a relatively safe place. American School Search gives this school grade "C+" on safety.

From our perception of the data, this campus experiences no significant crime problems.

Campus Safety: Rutgers University Newark and Nearby Schools

Rutgers University Newark Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at Rutgers University Newark 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
1
0
0.1%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
0
0
0.0%

Robbery
4
0
0.2%

Aggravated Assault
4
0
0.2%

Burglary
3
0
0.2%

Motor Vehicle Theft
0
0
0.0%

Arson
0
0
0.0%

Illegal Weapons Possession
2
0
0.1%

Drug Law Violation
19
0
0.4%

Liquor Law Violation
0
0
0.0%

* 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 Newark 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 Newark campus safety based on the same criteria and assumption.

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