100 Safest American Colleges

American School Search's rankings of the Top 100 Safest Colleges have been compiled based on our detailed Safety Reports for 6,219 schools, colleges, and universities in the United States.

Our safety reports are an analysis of various college crime statistics released by the US Department of Education that outline both on-campus and off-campus occurrences of crime from 2013 - 2015.

The colleges listed below have reported no occurrences of on-campus and off-campus crime in 2013 - 2015 and are sorted by size.

We also encourage you to explore our rating of the 100 Most Dangerous Colleges in America or learn more about methodology used to determine the most dangerous colleges in the USA..

2017 Ranking - The Safest Colleges in the United States

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Affordable Colleges
- 896 colleges

Christian and Faith-Based
- 852 colleges

Community Colleges
- 543 colleges

Doctoral - PhD, EdD, MD
- 1035 colleges

Gay-Friendly Colleges
- 193 colleges

Graduate Schools
- 1953 colleges

Historically Black
- 98 colleges

Largest Universities
- 50 colleges

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- 100 colleges

Native American and Tribal
- 36 colleges

Safest and Low Crime
- 100 colleges

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- 50 colleges

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