Salem State University: Crime & Safety

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Salem State University LogoD- Salem State University is a public school in Salem, Massachusetts with about 9,220 students and 1,470 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

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

From our perception of the data, this campus has dramatic problems with forcible sex offenses.

Campus Safety: Salem State University and Nearby Schools

Salem State University Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at Salem 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
14
0
0.4%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
1
0
0.1%

Robbery
0
0
0.0%

Aggravated Assault
5
0
0.2%

Burglary
19
0
0.4%

Motor Vehicle Theft
0
0
0.0%

Arson
1
0
0.1%

Illegal Weapons Possession
1
0
0.1%

Drug Law Violation
2
0
0.1%

Liquor Law Violation
34
0
0.6%

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

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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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