Agnes Scott College

2019 Agnes Scott College Crime & Safety Report

Is Agnes Scott College safe? Below we'll take a look at crime statistics for the college campus and surrounding areas.

Our crime and safety report on Agnes Scott includes:

Understanding the Crime Stats for Agnes Scott

Crime & Safety Definitions

Our crime statistics come from the U.S. Department of Education's Campus Safety and Security data. The four types of crimes we will be analyzing are violence against women, arrests for major crimes, arrests for possession, and disciplinary actions.

Murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, and arson are the types of things included in the arrests for major crimes category. The violence against women grouping includes things such as domestic violence, date rape, and stalking. The arrests for possession classification deals with things such as weapons possession, alcohol violations, and drug violations. The disciplinary actions category involves possession of weapons, alcohol violations, and drug violations in the cases where no arrest occurred but some action was taken.

Number of Incidents

It is not unusual for institutions to report that no incidents occurred in some of these categories. In fact, 56% of the schools we cover reported no arrests for major crimes, 67% reported no violence against women, 70% reported no arrests for possession, and 68% reported no disciplinary actions.

Zero incidents of reported crime may be nice to see, but it does not necessarily mean the school is safer, as it could indicate lax reporting. Likewise, a high number of incidents may just mean that the school is stricter about law enforcement and reporting.

Agnes Scott Overall Crime Stats

24 Total Number of Incidents
22.49 Incidents per 1000 Students
Agnes Scott College reported 24 incidents related to crime and safety in 2019. These student-involved incidents took place at or near campus or on other properties affiliated with the school. Since the number of students at the school that year was 1,067, that's 22.49 incidents per 1,000 students.

In order to make this data a little clearer, the table below shows the number of incidents by category and the maximum number of incidents reported by a school in that category.

Category Number of Incidents Max Number of Incidents (at any school) Number of Incidents per 1,000 students Max Number of Incidents per 1000 students (at any school)
Arrests for Major Crimes 4 1,670 3.75 4,000.00
Arrests for Possession 0 880 0.00 1,352.94
Violence Against Women 0 334 0.00 1,000.00
Disciplinary Actions 20 2,670 18.74 4,574.85

Agnes Scott Overall Crime by Category

The chart below shows what percentage of Agnes Scott crime and safety incidents are in each category.

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Disciplinary actions account for 83.3% of all crime and safety incidents at the school. About 16.7% of incidents were arrests for major crimes.

Comparison to Other Schools in the Nation

The charts below show how Agnes Scott compares to other colleges and universities in the nation when it comes to each category of crime and safety-related incidents. Note that this does not take school size into account so larger schools are likely to have more incidents.

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Agnes Scott Overall Crime by Location

The percentage breakdown of Agnes Scott crime and safety incidents by location is shown in the following chart.

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Agnes Scott On-Campus Crime Stats

24 Total Number of Incidents
22.49 Incidents per 1000 Students
Agnes Scott College reported 24 incidents related to crime and safety in 2019. These student-involved incidents took place on campus. Since the number of students at the school that year was 1,067, that's 22.49 incidents per 1,000 students.

In order to make this data a little clearer, the table below shows the number of incidents by category and the maximum number of incidents reported by a school in that category.

Category Number of Incidents Max Number of Incidents (at any school) Number of Incidents per 1,000 students Max Number of Incidents per 1000 students (at any school)
Arrests for Major Crimes 4 1,585 3.75 4,000.00
Arrests for Possession 0 813 0.00 888.89
Violence Against Women 0 331 0.00 1,000.00
Disciplinary Actions 20 2,645 18.74 4,544.91

Agnes Scott On-Campus Crime by Category

The percentage breakdown of Agnes Scott on-campus crime and safety incidents by category is shown in the following chart.

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Agnes Scott Residence Hall Crime Stats

21 Total Number of Incidents
19.68 Incidents per 1000 Students
Agnes Scott College reported 21 incidents related to crime and safety in 2019 that took place in residence halls. Note that these numbers are also included in the on-campus crimes category. Since the number of students at the school that year was 1,067, that's 19.68 incidents per 1,000 students.

In order to make this data a little clearer, the table below shows the number of incidents by category and the maximum number of incidents reported by a school in that category.

Category Number of Incidents Max Number of Incidents (at any school) Number of Incidents per 1,000 students Max Number of Incidents per 1000 students (at any school)
Arrests for Major Crimes 1 167 0.94 101.80
Arrests for Possession 0 715 0.00 180.35
Violence Against Women 0 140 0.00 53.89
Disciplinary Actions 20 2,507 18.74 4,029.94

Agnes Scott Residence Hall Crime by Category

The chart below shows what percentage of Agnes Scott crime and safety incidents in residence halls are in each category.

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References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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