Georgia State University: Crime & Safety

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Georgia State University LogoD Georgia State University is a public school in Atlanta, Georgia with about 32,060 students and 4,790 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 data, Georgia State University is a relatively dangerous place to be enrolled at. American School Search gives this school grade "D" on safety.

From our perception of the data, there are certain problems with forcible sex offenses, aggravated assaults, and illegal drugs.

Campus Safety: Georgia State University and Nearby Schools

Georgia State University Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at Georgia State 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
11
2
0.2%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
3
1
0.1%

Robbery
12
5
0.2%

Aggravated Assault
19
4
0.2%

Burglary
14
1
0.2%

Motor Vehicle Theft
18
0
0.2%

Arson
0
0
0.0%

Illegal Weapons Possession
5
2
0.1%

Drug Law Violation
118
34
0.6%

Liquor Law Violation
253
22
0.9%

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

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If you have been discriminated or abused at Georgia State 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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