A new list shows the "most dangerous college campuses" in America. Many are very popular or prestigious colleges.

Degree Choices recently named the 27 most dangerous college campuses in America.

Degree Choices analyzed data from the U.S. Department of Education to create its dangerous college list.


"Our college rankings, aimed at helping students choose where and what to study, are based exclusively on publicly released U.S. Department of Education data (IPEDS and College Scorecard)," Degree Choices states.

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There are many incredible colleges across New York State. Thankfully, no college from New York State made the list.


However, many Empire State residents travel out-of-state for college, so we thought this list would be helpful for students and parents while making the very important decision of where to go for college.

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How List Was Made

Degree Choices analyzed recent Campus Safety and Security data, from the U.S. Department of Education, regarding violent crimes on campus. Only colleges with at least 500 students were ranked.

The rankings are basted off the colleges with the the highest numbers of violent crimes on campus between 2019-2021, the most recent years on record.

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