University of Iowa: Crime & Safety

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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University of Iowa LogoF University of Iowa is a public school in Iowa City, Iowa with about 30,840 students and 10,530 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, University of Iowa is a very dangerous place to be in. American School Search gives this school grade "F" on safety.

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

Campus Safety: University of Iowa and Nearby Schools

University of Iowa Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at University of Iowa 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
38
9
0.3%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
165
3
0.7%

Robbery
5
0
0.1%

Aggravated Assault
22
1
0.2%

Burglary
59
9
0.4%

Motor Vehicle Theft
11
4
0.2%

Arson
3
0
0.1%

Illegal Weapons Possession
0
2
0.0%

Drug Law Violation
285
0
0.9%

Liquor Law Violation
42
0
0.3%

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

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If you have been discriminated or abused at University of Iowa, 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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