Vassar College: Crime & Safety

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Vassar College LogoF Vassar College is a private not-for-profit school in Poughkeepsie, New York with about 2,440 students and 1,070 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, Vassar College is a very dangerous place to be in. American School Search gives this school grade "F" on safety and ranks Vassar College #9 among the Most Dangerous colleges in the USA.

From our perception of the data, this campus has dramatic problems with forcible sex offenses, additionally, there are some problems with nonforcible sex offenses.

Campus Safety: Vassar College and Nearby Schools

Vassar College Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at Vassar College 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
47
0
1.3%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
15
0
0.7%

Robbery
2
0
0.3%

Aggravated Assault
0
0
0.0%

Burglary
17
0
0.8%

Motor Vehicle Theft
2
0
0.3%

Arson
7
0
0.5%

Illegal Weapons Possession
0
0
0.0%

Drug Law Violation
0
0
0.0%

Liquor Law Violation
0
0
0.0%

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

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If you have been discriminated or abused at Vassar College, 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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