The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley: Crime & Safety

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley LogoC The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is a public school in Edinburg, Texas with about 28,580 students and 3,330 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, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley 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 numbers, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is a relatively safe place. American School Search gives this school grade "C" on safety.

From our perception of the data, this campus experiences no major crime problems, however, there are some problems with forcible sex offenses.

Campus Safety: The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and Nearby Schools

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Safety Chart
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Criminal Offenses at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley 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
6
0
0.1%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
0
0
0.0%

Robbery
0
0
0.0%

Aggravated Assault
1
0
0.1%

Burglary
14
4
0.2%

Motor Vehicle Theft
11
0
0.2%

Arson
1
0
0.1%

Illegal Weapons Possession
5
0
0.1%

Drug Law Violation
39
0
0.4%

Liquor Law Violation
42
1
0.4%

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

Need to File a Complaint?

If you have been discriminated or abused at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, 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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