University of Southern Mississippi: Crime & Safety

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University of Southern Mississippi LogoD+ University of Southern Mississippi is a public school in Hattiesburg, Mississippi with about 14,550 students and 2,730 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 numbers, University of Southern Mississippi is a relatively 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: University of Southern Mississippi and Nearby Schools

University of Southern Mississippi Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at University of Southern Mississippi 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
7
1
0.2%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
0
0
0.0%

Robbery
6
0
0.2%

Aggravated Assault
3
0
0.1%

Burglary
17
5
0.3%

Motor Vehicle Theft
15
0
0.3%

Arson
9
0
0.2%

Illegal Weapons Possession
11
4
0.3%

Drug Law Violation
28
1
0.4%

Liquor Law Violation
5
0
0.2%

* 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 Southern Mississippi 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 Southern Mississippi campus safety based on the same criteria and assumption.

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If you have been discriminated or abused at University of Southern Mississippi, 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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