Lebanon Valley College: Crime & Safety

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Lebanon Valley College LogoF Lebanon Valley College is a private not-for-profit school in Annville, Pennsylvania with about 1,920 students and 490 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, Lebanon Valley College is a very dangerous place to study. American School Search gives this school grade "F" on safety.

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

Campus Safety: Lebanon Valley College and Nearby Schools

Lebanon Valley College Safety Chart

College Officials' Perspective

American School Search has been contacted by a representative of Lebanon Valley College who expressed a different perspective of their campus safety. Our goal is to provide information that is both unbiased and detailed, especially so in regards to such a sensitive topic as campus safety.

Therefore, we have provided Lebanon Valley College with an opportunity to present their point of view below:

From: Brent A. Oberholtzer, Director of Public Safety

Message: This ranking, in no way, accurately reflects the safe campus environment that all members of the Lebanon Valley College community enjoy each day. Our hometown of Annville, Pennsylvania, warmly welcomes all students and parents to visit at any time. Community officials work closely and seamlessly with College officials to ensure a safe environment for all.

Any parents or students who have questions about Lebanon Valley College and its safety procedures or safety statistics are invited to contact Brent Oberholtzer, director of public safety, at (717) 867-6112 or Oberholt@lvc.edu. He served for two decades as a member of the Lancaster, Pennsylvania Police Department and will be pleased to discuss these issues with you and address any concerns you may have.

Get more details and analysis about this college from Lebanon Valley College Review. Additionally, you might want to check our ratings for the 100 Safest and for the 100 Most Dangerous colleges in the US or learn about American School Search Safety Reports.

Criminal Offenses at Lebanon Valley 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
8
0
0.6%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
6
0
0.5%

Robbery
0
0
0.0%

Aggravated Assault
0
0
0.0%

Burglary
0
0
0.0%

Motor Vehicle Theft
1
0
0.2%

Arson
4
0
0.4%

Illegal Weapons Possession
0
0
0.0%

Drug Law Violation
2
0
0.3%

Liquor Law Violation
15
0
0.8%

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

Need to File a Complaint?

If you have been discriminated or abused at Lebanon Valley 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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