Grinnell College: Crime & Safety

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Grinnell College LogoF Grinnell College is a private not-for-profit school in Grinnell, Iowa with about 1,710 students and 770 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 information, Grinnell College is a very dangerous place to be in. American School Search gives this school grade "F" on safety and ranks Grinnell College #15 among the Most Dangerous colleges in the USA.

From our perception of the data, this campus experiences serious problems with forcible sex offenses, additionally, there are some problems with nonforcible sex offenses, arsons, aggravated assaults, and illegal drugs.

Campus Safety: Grinnell College and Nearby Schools

Grinnell College Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at Grinnell 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
27
0
1.1%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
18
0
0.9%

Robbery
0
0
0.0%

Aggravated Assault
5
0
0.5%

Burglary
4
0
0.4%

Motor Vehicle Theft
5
0
0.5%

Arson
23
0
1.0%

Illegal Weapons Possession
1
0
0.2%

Drug Law Violation
30
0
1.2%

Liquor Law Violation
16
0
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 Grinnell 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 Grinnell College campus safety based on the same criteria and assumption.

Need to File a Complaint?

If you have been discriminated or abused at Grinnell 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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