Stony Brook University: Crime & Safety

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Stony Brook University LogoD- Stony Brook University is a public school in Stony Brook, New York with about 25,270 students and 5,100 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, Stony Brook 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, aggravated assaults, and illegal drugs.

Campus Safety: Stony Brook University and Nearby Schools

Stony Brook University Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at Stony Brook 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
26
0
0.3%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
8
0
0.2%

Robbery
7
0
0.2%

Aggravated Assault
18
0
0.3%

Burglary
72
2
0.5%

Motor Vehicle Theft
4
1
0.1%

Arson
5
0
0.1%

Illegal Weapons Possession
6
0
0.1%

Drug Law Violation
87
1
0.6%

Liquor Law Violation
2
0
0.1%

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