The University of Texas at Austin: Crime & Safety

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The University of Texas at Austin LogoD The University of Texas at Austin is a public school in Austin, Texas with about 50,950 students and 14,760 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 data, The University of Texas at Austin is a very dangerous place to study. American School Search gives this school grade "D" on safety.

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

Campus Safety: The University of Texas at Austin and Nearby Schools

The University of Texas at Austin Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at The University of Texas at Austin 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
35
40
0.3%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
6
3
0.1%

Robbery
7
1
0.1%

Aggravated Assault
7
4
0.1%

Burglary
89
29
0.4%

Motor Vehicle Theft
18
10
0.2%

Arson
3
0
0.1%

Illegal Weapons Possession
2
0
0.1%

Drug Law Violation
123
27
0.5%

Liquor Law Violation
164
3
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 The University of Texas at Austin 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 The University of Texas at Austin campus safety based on the same criteria and assumption.

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If you have been discriminated or abused at The University of Texas at Austin, 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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