Valparaiso University: Crime & Safety

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Valparaiso University LogoD Valparaiso University is a private not-for-profit school in Valparaiso, Indiana with about 4,520 students and 1,160 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

Based on our analysis of the government numbers, Valparaiso University 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, illegal drugs, and nonforcible sex offenses.

Campus Safety: Valparaiso University and Nearby Schools

Valparaiso University Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at Valparaiso 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
4
0
0.3%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
4
2
0.3%

Robbery
0
0
0.0%

Aggravated Assault
2
0
0.2%

Burglary
10
1
0.4%

Motor Vehicle Theft
0
1
0.1%

Arson
1
0
0.1%

Illegal Weapons Possession
0
0
0.0%

Drug Law Violation
40
0
0.9%

Liquor Law Violation
13
2
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 Valparaiso 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 Valparaiso University campus safety based on the same criteria and assumption.

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If you have been discriminated or abused at Valparaiso University, 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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