South Dakota State University: Crime & Safety

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South Dakota State University LogoD- South Dakota State University is a public school in Brookings, South Dakota with about 12,580 students and 2,120 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, South Dakota State University is a very dangerous place to be in. American School Search gives this school grade "D-" on safety.

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

Campus Safety: South Dakota State University and Nearby Schools

South Dakota State University Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at South Dakota 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
10
0
0.3%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
1
0
0.1%

Robbery
0
0
0.0%

Aggravated Assault
2
0
0.1%

Burglary
19
1
0.4%

Motor Vehicle Theft
3
0
0.1%

Arson
1
0
0.1%

Illegal Weapons Possession
1
0
0.1%

Drug Law Violation
153
8
1.1%

Liquor Law Violation
572
15
2.1%

* Crime Chance is American School Search's subjective and approximate estimate for a student's chance of experiencing this crime during their study at South Dakota 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 South Dakota State 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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