University of Virginia: Crime & Safety

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

University of Virginia LogoF University of Virginia is a public school in Charlottesville, Virginia with about 23,880 students and 8,730 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.

As of May 1, 2014, University of Virginia is under investigation for alleged violations of federal laws over the handling of sexual violence and sexual harassment complaints.

Safety Evaluation

According to our analysis of the government numbers, University of Virginia is a very dangerous place to study. American School Search gives this school grade "F" on safety.

From our perception of the data, this campus experiences serious problems with forcible sex offenses, also there are some problems with nonforcible sex offenses.

Campus Safety: University of Virginia and Nearby Schools

University of Virginia Safety Chart
If you are an official at University of Virginia and you would like to provide additional details or express a different perspective on your college safety, please Contact Us and we will publish your point of view (up to 1,000 characters) on this page.

Get more details and analysis about this college from University of Virginia Review. Additionally, you might want to check our ratings for the 100 Safest and for the 100 Most Dangerous colleges in the US or learn about American School Search Safety Reports.

Criminal Offenses at University of Virginia 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
68
23
0.5%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
12
1
0.2%

Robbery
3
0
0.1%

Aggravated Assault
6
1
0.1%

Burglary
103
9
0.6%

Motor Vehicle Theft
29
1
0.3%

Arson
3
0
0.1%

Illegal Weapons Possession
6
0
0.1%

Drug Law Violation
68
9
0.5%

Liquor Law Violation
59
25
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 University of Virginia 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 Virginia campus safety based on the same criteria and assumption.

Need to File a Complaint?

If you have been discriminated or abused at University of Virginia, 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.

Learn More About University of Virginia

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Virginia Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
Detailed information about 63 accounting and finance schools and colleges in Richmond, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Hampton, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and 37 more cities. Approximately 3,300 accounting and finance diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition for accounting and finance degree programs in VA is around $23,000.

Aerospace and Aeronautical
Our directory contains 5 aerospace and aeronautical schools and colleges in Lynchburg, Charlottesville, Hampton, Blacksburg, and Danville. Around 400 aerospace and aeronautical degrees are granted every year. Average tuition cost for aerospace and aeronautical degree programs in VA is around $24,000.

Architecture
Read about 8 architecture schools and colleges in Annandale, Chester, Hampton, Charlottesville, Fairfax, Blacksburg, and Norfolk. Around 500 architecture diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition for architecture programs in VA is roughly $28,000.

Art
Get details on 35 art schools and colleges in Norfolk, Richmond, Lynchburg, Arlington, Harrisonburg, Bridgewater, Hampton, and 24 more cities. Around 1,000 art degrees are granted every year. Average tuition cost for art degree programs in VA: $28,000.

Astronomy
Read about 3 astronomy schools and colleges in Charlottesville, Hampton, and Fairfax. About 100 astronomy diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for astronomy programs in VA is about $40,500.

Biology
Detailed information about 50 biology schools and colleges in Norfolk, Richmond, Lynchburg, Roanoke, Charlottesville, Hampton, Lexington, and 32 other cities. About 5,500 biology diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for biology programs in VA is around $24,700.

Business
We reviewed 89 business schools and colleges in Richmond, Lynchburg, Norfolk, Arlington, Virginia Beach, Roanoke, Annandale, and 49 other cities. Approximately 12,700 business degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for business degree programs in VA - $20,100.

Chemistry
Learn about 34 chemistry schools and colleges in Norfolk, Lynchburg, Richmond, Lexington, Harrisonburg, Ashland, Ferrum, and 23 more cities. Around 1,300 chemistry degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for chemistry programs in VA is around $30,800.

Computer Science
Our directory contains 92 computer science schools and colleges in Richmond, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Arlington, Lynchburg, Salem, Fairfax, and 48 other cities. Around 6,400 computer science diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for computer science programs in VA - $20,000.

Economics
Get details on 29 economics schools and colleges in Harrisonburg, Lynchburg, Richmond, Lexington, Bridgewater, Roanoke, Arlington, and 22 more cities. About 1,700 economics diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for economics degree programs in VA: $32,900.

Education
We list 45 education schools and colleges in Norfolk, Richmond, Arlington, Lynchburg, Annandale, Danville, Harrisonburg, and 26 more cities. Around 9,000 education diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for education programs in VA is about $22,600.

Engineering
Learn more about 45 engineering schools and colleges in Norfolk, Lynchburg, Richmond, Hampton, Lexington, Charlottesville, Big Stone Gap, and 32 more cities. About 5,500 engineering diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition price for engineering programs in VA - $25,100.

English and Literature
Get details on 44 english and literature schools and colleges in Lynchburg, Richmond, Norfolk, Harrisonburg, Fairfax, Lexington, Blacksburg, and 32 other cities. Around 2,900 english and literature diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for english and literature degree programs in VA is approximately $27,400.

Ethnic and Cultural Studies
We reviewed 17 ethnic and cultural studies schools and colleges in Norfolk, Richmond, Lexington, Winchester, Emory, Staunton, Ashland, and 12 other cities. Approximately 400 ethnic and cultural studies diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition cost for ethnic and cultural studies degree programs in VA - $33,700.

Foreign Languages
Our listing contains 41 foreign languages schools and colleges in Lynchburg, Richmond, Norfolk, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Blacksburg, Farmville, and 29 other cities. Around 1,000 foreign languages diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for foreign languages programs in VA is about $30,400.

General Studies
Read information about 59 general studies schools and colleges in Norfolk, Danville, Lynchburg, Richmond, Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, Arlington, and 41 more cities. Approximately 19,700 general studies diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for general studies degree programs in VA: $13,000.

History
Read about 39 history schools and colleges in Lynchburg, Richmond, Norfolk, Lexington, Harrisonburg, Bridgewater, Fredericksburg, and 28 more cities. Approximately 1,700 history degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition price for history programs in VA is approximately $28,600.

Law
We reviewed 11 law schools and colleges in Harrisonburg, Fairfax, Williamsburg, Richmond, Charlottesville, Virginia Beach, Lynchburg, and 7 other cities. Around 1,600 law diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for law degree programs in VA: $35,000.

Management
Learn more about 94 management schools and colleges in Richmond, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Arlington, Roanoke, Newport News, and 49 more cities. About 12,800 management diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for management programs in VA is roughly $19,600.

Mathematics
Our listing contains 39 mathematics schools and colleges in Lynchburg, Richmond, Norfolk, Danville, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Bridgewater, and 27 more cities. Around 1,000 mathematics diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition for mathematics programs in VA: $29,300.

Medical
Learn more about 79 medical schools and colleges in Richmond, Lynchburg, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Arlington, Danville, Fairfax, and 44 more cities. Around 6,900 medical degrees are granted every year. Average tuition price for medical programs in VA: $20,800.

Music
Read about 38 music schools and colleges in Norfolk, Lynchburg, Hampton, Richmond, Harrisonburg, Bridgewater, Petersburg, and 27 other cities. About 800 music diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for music degree programs in VA is approximately $24,200.

Natural Resources and Environment
We list 37 natural resources and environment schools and colleges in Lynchburg, Richmond, Norfolk, Danville, Roanoke, Radford, Williamsburg, and 28 more cities. Approximately 800 natural resources and environment degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for natural resources and environment programs in VA is roughly $29,300.

Nursing
Read information about 74 nursing schools and colleges in Richmond, Norfolk, Roanoke, Lynchburg, Fairfax, Virginia Beach, Arlington, and 41 other cities. About 7,600 nursing degrees are granted each year. Average tuition charges for nursing degree programs in VA - $17,000.

Occupational Therapy
Read information about 33 occupational therapy schools and colleges in Norfolk, Lynchburg, Harrisonburg, Roanoke, Danville, Richmond, Charlottesville, and 22 other cities. Approximately 1,900 occupational therapy diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition price for occupational therapy degree programs in VA is about $23,500.

Pharmacy
Our listing contains 15 pharmacy schools and colleges in Richmond, Fairfax, Woodbridge, Charlottesville, Hampton, CHESTER, Winchester, and 10 more cities. Approximately 700 pharmacy degrees are granted each year. Average tuition price for pharmacy degree programs in VA - $22,800.

Philosophy
We reviewed 29 philosophy schools and colleges in Lynchburg, Norfolk, Richmond, Harrisonburg, Bluefield, Hampden-Sydney, Roanoke, and 21 other cities. Approximately 300 philosophy diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition price for philosophy programs in VA: $29,800.

Physics
Our listing contains 28 physics schools and colleges in Lynchburg, Lexington, Petersburg, Richmond, Norfolk, Charlottesville, Salem, and 19 more cities. Around 700 physics diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for physics programs in VA is roughly $24,600.

Political Science
Learn more about 38 political science schools and colleges in Lynchburg, Norfolk, Danville, Harrisonburg, Richmond, Lexington, Buena Vista, and 27 more cities. About 3,100 political science degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition price for political science programs in VA - $29,800.

Psychology
Learn more about 59 psychology schools and colleges in Norfolk, Richmond, Roanoke, Arlington, Lynchburg, Hampton, Glen Allen, and 39 more cities. About 9,000 psychology diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for psychology programs in VA is around $21,200.

Social Work
Get details on 36 social work schools and colleges in Richmond, Norfolk, Harrisonburg, Roanoke, Hampton, Lynchburg, Bluefield, and 22 other cities. Approximately 6,200 social work diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for social work programs in VA - $16,700.

Sociology and Anthropology
Our listing contains 33 sociology and anthropology schools and colleges in Lynchburg, Richmond, Norfolk, Harrisonburg, Danville, Charlottesville, Lexington, and 22 other cities. About 1,700 sociology and anthropology diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for sociology and anthropology degree programs in VA - $26,600.

Theater and Drama
Detailed information about 44 theater and drama schools and colleges in Lynchburg, Richmond, Norfolk, Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, Bluefield, Fredericksburg, and 30 more cities. Approximately 800 theater and drama diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for theater and drama programs in VA is around $24,200.

Theology and Religion
Detailed information about 38 theology and religion schools and colleges in Richmond, Lynchburg, Harrisonburg, Virginia Beach, Hampton, Fredericksburg, Bridgewater, and 24 other cities. About 4,500 theology and religion diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for theology and religion programs in VA: $15,600.

Urban Development
Get details on 5 urban development schools and colleges in Norfolk, Charlottesville, Richmond, and Blacksburg. Approximately 300 urban development diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition cost for urban development degree programs in VA is approximately $31,200.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Safety in Competing Colleges










Other Nearby Colleges