Michigan State University: Crime & Safety

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Michigan State University LogoF Michigan State University is a public school in East Lansing, Michigan with about 50,540 students and 12,180 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.

As of May 1, 2014, Michigan State University is under investigation for alleged violations of federal laws over the handling of sexual violence and sexual harassment complaints.

Safety Evaluation

Based on our analysis of the government information, Michigan State University is a very dangerous place to be in. American School Search gives this school grade "F" on safety.

From our perception of the data, this campus has major problems with forcible sex offenses, additionally, there are certain problems with illegal drugs, aggravated assaults, autothefts, and alcohol.

Campus Safety: Michigan State University and Nearby Schools

Michigan State University Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at Michigan 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
55
8
0.3%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
13
1
0.2%

Robbery
25
1
0.2%

Aggravated Assault
28
9
0.2%

Burglary
277
23
0.7%

Motor Vehicle Theft
102
7
0.4%

Arson
17
3
0.2%

Illegal Weapons Possession
76
0
0.4%

Drug Law Violation
626
5
1.1%

Liquor Law Violation
1941
14
1.9%

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

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If you have been discriminated or abused at Michigan 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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